Origin of mana
or Man·a, Min·ni
Examples from the Web for mana
Contemporary Examples of mana
Melissa Cheyney, chief author of the pro-home-birth MANA study, calls the Cornell methodology “misleading.”The Home-Birth Rebellion
February 7, 2014
Historical Examples of mana
Well, Mana'lio, the chief here, wants a white man to live with him.John Frewen, South Sea Whaler
One is worn by the girl, and the mana is covered with the other.
She sits on the mana, which has been brought, and placed on the cloth, by her uncle.
A man must have mana to do it; if he has not, it will be too late when he is on the hot stone of Tama-ahi-roa.Magic and Religion
If she had no dowry, he shall give her one mana of silver for a divorce.Archology and the Bible
George A. Barton
Word Origin for mana
"power, authority, supernatural power," 1843, from Maori, "power, authority, supernatural power."