Usage note
This word is often capitalized in the sense shown in 2).
manes
A plural noun indicates that there is more than one person, place, thing, or idea.
plural noun
1. (souls of the dead)
a. los manes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
He knew the manes of his family would not rest until this wrong had been righted.Sabía que los manes de su familia no iban a descansar hasta que se reparara este daño.
2. (mythology)
a. los manes
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
The Romans believed that the Manes were essentially good.Los romanos creían que los manes eran esencialmente buenos.
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