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manner

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Love is swift, sincere, pious, joyful, generous, strong, patient, faithful, prudent, long-suffering, courageous, and never seeking its own; for wheresoever a person seeketh his own, there he falleth from love.
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English

Etymology

From Anglo-Norman manere, from Old French maniere, from Vulgar Latin *manaria, from feminine of [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] manuarius (belonging to the hand), from manus (hand)

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  1. Mode of action; way of performing or effecting anything; method; style; form; fashion.
    The treacherous manner of his mournful death. - Shakespeare
  2. Characteristic mode of acting, conducting, carrying one's self; bearing; habitual style.
  3. Customary method of acting; habit.
    These people have strange manners.
  4. Carriage; behavior; deportment; also, becoming behavior; well-bred carriage and address.
  5. The style of writing or thought of an author; characteristic peculiarity of an artist.
  6. Certain degree or measure; as, it is in a manner done already.
  7. Sort; kind; style; -- in this application sometimes having the sense of a plural, sorts or kinds.
  8. standards of conduct cultured and product of mind.

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Finnish

Noun

manner (stem man-*)

  1. continent (in geological sense)
    Euraasia on manner, mutta Eurooppa ei ole.
    Eurasia is a continent, but Europe is not (in this sense).
  2. the main island of Åland archipelago (Ahvenanmaan manner)
  3. As a modifier in compound terms, of or pertaining to the continent.

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