Manual etymology


English word manual comes from Proto-Indo-European *mar-, Proto-Indo-European *mel-, Proto-Indo-European *melH₂-, Proto-Indo-European *méh₂r̥, Proto-Indo-European *meh₂-, Proto-Italic *-kaps (-catcher (as a noun), -catching (as an adjective).), Proto-Indo-European *mony-, Late Latin manuāle

Etymology of manual

Detailed word origin of manual

Dictionary entry Language Definition
*mar- Proto-Indo-European (ine) hand
*mel- Proto-Indo-European (ine) honey, to grind, bad, wrong, dark, red, dirty, dark, red color; dirty
*melH₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*méh₂r̥ Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*meh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*-kaps Proto-Italic (itc-pro) -catcher (as a noun), -catching (as an adjective).
*mony- Proto-Indo-European (ine) withers, crest, mane
manuāle Late Latin (LL)
*melh₂- Proto-Indo-European (ine) to grind, to rub, grind, black, grind
*mal-ni- Proto-Indo-European (ine)
*manus Proto-Italic (itc-pro) Hand.
manus Latin (lat) (figuratively) bravery, valor. (figuratively) violence, fighting. (legal) an arrest. (legal) legal power of a man over his wife. (military, nautical) grappling hooks used to snare enemy vessels. A side, part, faction. A stake (in dice). A thrust with a sword. Branch of a tree. Group of people. Group, company, host, multitude of people, especially of soldiers. Hand. Handwriting. Labor. Paw of [...]
malleus Latin (lat) (New Latin) the malleus, a small bone in the middle ear. A disease of animals. Hammer, mallet.
manuel Old French (fro) Handle. Manual; guide; handbook Manual; done with the hands.
manual English (en) (by synecdoche) A vehicle with a manual transmission.. (music) A keyboard for the hands on a harpsichord, organ, or other musical instrument.. A bicycle technique whereby the front wheel is held aloft by the rider, without the use of pedal force.. A booklet that instructs on the usage of a particular machine.. A handbook.. A manual transmission; a gearbox, especially of a motorized vehicle, [...]

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