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mana Line breaks: mana
Pronunciation: /ˈmɑːnə/

Definition of mana in English:


[mass noun]
(In Polynesian, Melanesian, and Maori belief) an impersonal supernatural power which can be transmitted or inherited.
Example sentences
  • It seems there's not an acre of land that doesn't have a story and a hefty dose of mana, or spiritual power.
  • Hair is thought to contain mana or power and so the cutting of hair is also a risky business.
  • Shouldn't he be conjuring up mana to help with the disaster relief effort?



Words that rhyme with mana

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