Try Our Apps


Avoid these words. Seriously.


[man-oo] /ˈmæn u/
noun, Hindu Mythology.
the progenitor and lawgiver of the human race. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
Cite This Source
Examples from the Web for Manu
Contemporary Examples
Historical Examples
  • Manu holds that the last of these, the slave-wife, is the best wife.

    The Truth About Woman C. Gasquoine Hartley
  • The most famous and the longest, is the laws of Manu, a mythical progenitor of mankind.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies
  • The law of Manu hinges on the superiority of the Brahman over the other castes.

    History of Religion

    Allan Menzies
  • The "Law of Manu" can lose its authority where it is favorable to women!


    William Graham Sumner
  • From internal evidence, it is doubtless much subsequent to Manu.

  • The Commentator refers, in explanation of this sloka, to Manu, ch.

  • In the same year indicated by the fish (Manu) made a ship and worshipped the fish.

    Mythical Monsters

    Charles Gould

Word of the Day

Nearby words for manu

Word Value for Manu

Scrabble Words With Friends