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5 letters words from 'mania'

AMAIN 7AMNIA 7
ANIMA 7MANIA 7

4 letters words from 'mania'

AMIA 6AMIN 6
MAIN 6MANA 6
MANI 6MINA 6
NAAM 6 

3 letters words from 'mania'

AIA 3AIM 5
AIN 3AMA 5
AMI 5ANA 3
ANI 3MAA 5
MAN 5MNA 5
NAM 5NIM 5

2 letters words from 'mania'

AA 2AI 2
AM 4AN 2
IN 2MA 4
MI 4NA 2

All 5 letters words made out of mania

mania amnia mnaia nmaia anmia namia maina amina miana imana aimna iamna mniaa nmiaa minaa imnaa nimaa inmaa anima naima ainma ianma niama inama manai amnai mnaai nmaai anmai namai maani amani maani amani aamni aamni mnaai nmaai manai amnai namai anmai anami naami aanmi aanmi naami anami maian amian miaan imaan aiman iaman maain amain maain amain aamin aamin miaan imaan maian amian iaman aiman aiamn iaamn aaimn aaimn iaamn aiamn mniaa nmiaa minaa imnaa nimaa inmaa mnaia nmaia mania amnia namia anmia miana imana maina amina iamna aimna niama inama naima anima ianma ainma aniam naiam ainam ianam niaam inaam anaim naaim aanim aanim naaim anaim aianm iaanm aainm aainm iaanm aianm niaam inaam naiam aniam ianam ainam

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Definitions and meaning of mania

mania

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

Pronunciation

  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈmeɪ.ni.ə/
  • Hyphenation: ma‧ni‧a
  • Rhymes: -eɪniə

Noun

mania (countable and uncountable, plural manias)

  1. Violent derangement of mind; madness; insanity.
  2. Excessive or unreasonable desire; insane passion affecting one or many people; fanaticism.
  3. (psychiatry) The state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels.

Related terms

  • dipsomania
  • manic
  • maniac
  • megalomania

Translations

Further reading

  • mania at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams

  • Amina, Maina, amain, amnia, anima

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin mania or Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /məˈni.ə/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /maˈni.a/

Noun

mania f (plural manies)

  1. mania

Related terms

  • maníac
  • manicomi

Further reading

  • “mania” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.

Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑniɑ/, [ˈmɑniɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ɑniɑ
  • Syllabification: ma‧ni‧a

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

Noun

mania

  1. mania
Declension

Etymology 2

Noun

mania

  1. partitive singular of mani

Anagrams

  • Naima, aamin, maani, maina

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ma.nja/

Verb

mania

  1. first-person singular past historic of manier

Anagrams

  • anima

Garo

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Verb

mania (transitive)

  1. to follow instructions, obey
  2. to worship

References

  • Burling, R. (2003) The Language of the Modhupur Mandi (Garo) Vol. II: The Lexicon[1], Bangladesh: University of Michigan, page 389

Italian

Etymology 1

From Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maˈni.a/
  • Rhymes: -ia
  • Hyphenation: ma‧nìa

Noun

mania f (plural manie)

  1. mania
  2. habit (if strange)
  3. quirk
  4. bug
  5. one-track mind
    Synonyms: fissazione, assillo, smania, pallino fisso, chiodo fisso
Related terms
  • maniacale
  • maniaco
  • manicomio

Etymology 2

From Latin imāgō, imāginem. Doublet of immagine and imago.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈma.nja/
  • Rhymes: -anja
  • Hyphenation: mà‧nia

Noun

mania f (plural manie)

  1. (archaic) a waxen votive image, usually hung from altars
Derived terms
  • maniato

References

  • mania in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • mania in Dizionario Italiano Olivetti, Olivetti Media Communication

Anagrams

  • Manai, anima

Latin

Etymology 1

From Ancient Greek μανία (manía).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈma.ni.a/, [ˈmäniä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.ni.a/, [ˈmɑːniɑ]

Noun

mania f (genitive maniae); first declension

  1. craze, mania, madness
Declension

First-declension noun.

Descendants

  • Italian: mania
  • Old Portuguese: manna
  • Romanian: mânie
  • Albanian: mëri, mëni (disputed)
  • Catalan: mania
  • Danish: mani
  • Dutch: manie
  • English: mania
  • Finnish: mania
  • French: manie
  • German: Manie
  • Irish: máine
  • Norwegian: mani
  • Polish: mania
  • Portuguese: mania
  • Spanish: manía
  • Swedish: mani

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈmaː.ni.a/, [ˈmäːniä]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈma.ni.a/, [ˈmɑːniɑ]

Adjective

mānia

  1. nominative/accusative/vocative neuter plural of mānis

References

  • mania in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mania in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mania in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mania in William Smith, editor (1848) A Dictionary of Greek Biography and Mythology, London: John Murray

Polish

Etymology

From Late Latin mania, from Ancient Greek μανία (manía).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɲ.ja/

Noun

mania f

  1. mania (violent derangement)
    Synonyms: amok, obsesja, szajba, szał
  2. mania (excessive desire)
  3. (psychiatry) mania (state of abnormally elevated or irritable mood, arousal, and/or energy levels)

Declension

Related terms

  • (nouns) maniak, maniaczka, maniactwo, maniakalność
  • (adjective) maniakalny
  • (adverb) maniakalnie

Further reading

  • mania in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • mania in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin mania or Ancient Greek μανία (manía, madness).

Noun

mania f (plural manias)

  1. mania (excessive or unreasonable desire)
  2. vice (bad habit)
    Synonym: vício

Romanian

Etymology

From French manier.

Verb

a mania (third-person singular present maniează, past participle maniat1st conj.

  1. to handle

Conjugation


Tahitian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maˈni.a/

Adjective

mania

  1. (of the sea or weather) calm
  2. (figuratively) serene, calm, tranquil, peaceful (state of mind)
  3. dull

References

  • Yves Lemaître, Lexique du tahitien contemporain (Current Tahitian lexicon), 1995.
  • “mania” in Dictionnaire en ligne Tahitien/Français (Online Tahitian–French Dictionary), by the Tahitian Academy.

Source: wiktionary.org
  • an excessive interest or enthusiasm.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)