mania
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mania(
mey
-
ni
-
uh
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (psychology)
a. la manía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Robin is on medication to regulate his episodes of mania and depression.Robin está a medicamento para regular sus episodios de manía y depresión.
2. (fanatical interest)
a. la manía
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The city council seems to have a mania for banning free parking.El ayuntamiento parece tener una manía con la prohibición del estacionamiento gratuito.
b. la obsesión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The world economy was driven to the brink by bankers with a mania for speculation.La economía global fue llevado al borde por unos banqueros con una obsesión por la especulación.
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mania
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (strong interest)
a. la pasión
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
to have a mania for doing somethingtener pasión por hacer algo
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mania [ˈmeɪnɪə]
noun
manía (f)
to have a mania for (doing) sth tener la manía de hacer algo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
manías you hung
The word manías is the imperfect form of manir in the second person singular. See the full manir conjugation.
manir
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manir(
mah
-
neer
)
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
1. (to leave to soften)
a. to hang
Después de entre 20 y 30 días de manir la carne, los carniceros la pondrán a la venta.After hanging the meat for a period between 20 and 30 days, the butchers will put it up for sale.
manirse
A pronominal verb always uses a reflexive pronoun. (e.g. Te ves cansado.).
2. (to spoil)
Regionalism used in the Dominican Republic
(Dominican Republic)
Regionalism used in Mexico
(Mexico)
a. to go off
Mete el jamón al refrigerados porque si no va a manirse.Put the ham in the fridge, otherwise it will go off.
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manir
transitive verb
[+carne] to hang
pronominal verb
manirse (Centroamérica) to go off
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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