1 United States educator who introduced reforms that significantly altered the system of public education (1796-1859) [syn: Horace Mann]
2 German writer concerned about the role of the artist in bourgeois society (1875-1955) [syn: Thomas Mann]
EtymologyFrom the Middle High German man, from the Old High German man, from the Germanic root *manna-, from the Proto-Indo-European root *mannus.
NounMann (genitive singular: Mannes, nominative plural: Männer, diminutive: Männchen, Männlein)
Mann is a term which can be:
- An alternative spelling for the Isle of Man (spelt with two n's when 'Isle of' is left out).
- A German surname, see Mann (surname)
- A Punjabi surname, which literally means "honour". See Maan - its alternate spelling.
- A German word meaning "man" or "husband".
- The Nazi paramilitary rank of Mann.
- The Futhorc m-rune, see Mannaz.
- A theatre chain corporation called Mann Theatres
- Mann, a Norwegian magazine.
- Mann_(film) - A 1999 Bollywood motion picture.
Mann in Bavarian: Mo (Begriffsklärung)
Mann in German: Mann (Begriffsklärung)
Mann in Spanish: Mann
Mann in French: Mann
Mann in Italian: MANN
Mann in Dutch: Mann
Mann in Japanese: マン
Mann in Polish: Mann
Mann in Turkish: Mann