mane etymology

English word mane comes from Latin monile ((chiefly, in the plural) jewel(s). Necklace, collar.), Proto-Indo-European *men-, Proto-Indo-European *mAnw-, Old Norse man, Old Norse monu, Proto-Germanic *mainą (Damage, hurt. Unjustice, sin.), Proto-Germanic *mainaz (Mean, damaging, hurtful. Unjust, false.), Proto-Indo-European *meyn-

Detailed word origin of mane

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
monile Latin (lat) (chiefly, in the plural) jewel(s). Necklace, collar.
*men- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mAnw- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) man
man Old Norse (non)
monu Old Norse (non)
*mainą Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Damage, hurt. Unjustice, sin.
*mainaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Mean, damaging, hurtful. Unjust, false.
*meyn- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) to mean, think*mainijaną
*mon- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) Man, human being.
*mono- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) neck
*mainō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Mind; opinion.
mān Old English (ang)
*mān Old English (ang)
*manō Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Mane.
*mann- Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) (Runic alphabet) name of the M-rune (ᛗ). Man.
manu Old English (ang) Mane.
mann Old English (ang) Man (adult male). Person, human. The rune ᛗ, representing the sound /m/.
man Middle English (enm)
mane English (eng) Long or thick hair of a person's head.. Longer hair growth on back of neck of an animal, especially a horse or lion.

Words with the same origin as mane

Descendants of monile
Mane Six blood moon half moon moan moaner mone moon moon cake moon-blind moonbeam moondust moonet moonhood mooning moonlit moonraker moonrise moonsault moonshine moonstone moonstruck moonwalk moony ombudsman
Descendants of *men-
automatic brain eminence main mainland mansion mental mention min mind mine minor mint minus monastery monitor monk mount mountain moustache my permanent remain summon
Descendants of *mAnw-
batman businessman chap chop congressman foreman game madman man match men mon norman policeman salesman set spoke sunset superman u upset us woman women
Descendants of man
gent moonlight
Descendants of monu
cameraman fireman fisherman freeman freshman gentleman mankind manly
Descendants of *mainą
mean meaning
Descendants of *meyn-
bemoan demean manse meanest meanie meanness meany moonbow