maynly

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Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From mayn +‎ -ly.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛi̯nliː/, /ˈmɛi̯nliːtʃ(ə)/

Adverb[edit]

maynly

  1. Bravely, mightily, daringly; with honor.
  2. (Late Middle English) Strongly, with great haste or effort; persistently.
  3. (rare) Noisily, loudly; with great volume.
  4. (rare, Late Middle English) Visibly, noticeably; in a way that is easy to see.
  5. (rare, Late Middle English) Damagingly, gravely, painfully.
  6. (rare, Late Middle English) Very, to a great degree.

Descendants[edit]

  • English: mainly
  • Scots: mainly

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