manner etymology

English word manner comes from Proto-Indo-European *men-, Proto-Indo-European *mony-, and later Proto-Italic *manus (Hand.)

Detailed word origin of manner

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*men- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*mony- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro) withers, crest, mane
*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 [...]
manuor Latin (lat) I steal.
manuarius Latin (lat) Thief Of or pertaining to the hand.
manuāria Late Latin (LL)
maniere Old French (842-ca. 1400) (fro)
manere Anglo-Norman (xno)
manner English (eng) A certain degree or measure.. Characteristic mode of acting or behaving; bearing. Mode of action; way of performing or doing anything; method; style; form; fashion.. One's customary method of acting; habit.. Sort; kind; style.. Standards of conduct cultured and product of mind.. The style of writing or thought of an author; the characteristic peculiarity of an artist.. Good, polite behaviour.

Words with the same origin as manner

Descendants of *men-
automatic brain main mainland mansion mental mention min mind mine minor mint minus monastery monitor monk moon moonlight mount mountain moustache my permanent remain summon
Descendants of *mony-
moan moonshine