mañana

[ mah-nyah-nah; English muh-nyah-nuh ]
/ mɑˈnyɑ nɑ; English məˈnyɑ nə /
Spanish.
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noun

tomorrow; the (indefinite) future.

adverb

tomorrow; in the (indefinite) future.

Nearby words

  1. maître d',
  2. maître d'hôtel,
  3. maître d'hôtel butter,
  4. maître de ballet,
  5. maîtrise,
  6. mb,
  7. mba,
  8. mbabane,
  9. mbandaka,
  10. mbaqanga

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British Dictionary definitions for manana

mañana

/ Spanish (maˈɲana, English məˈnjɑːnə) /

noun, adverb

  1. tomorrow
  2. some other and later time
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Word Origin and History for manana

manana

from Spanish mañana, "tomorrow," from cras manñana, literally "tomorrow early," from Vulgar Latin *maneana "early," from Latin mane "in the morning," from PIE *ma- "good," with notion of "occurring at a good time, timely, early" (cf. matins; and see mature (v.)).

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