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  • (British) IPA: /ˈmæn.dər.ɪn/, SAMPA: /"m{n.d@r.In/
  • (US) IPA: /ˈmæn.dɚ.ɪn/, SAMPA: /"m{n.d@`.In/
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  • Hyphenation: man‧da‧rin

Etymology 1Modificar

From Spanish mandarín and Portuguese mandarim, mandarij, from Malay menteri, manteri, from Patrono:Hi[[Category:Patrono:Hi derivations|Mandarin]] mantri Patrono:Rfscript, from Sanskrit मन्त्रिन् (mantrin), minister, councillor), from मन्त्र (mantra), counsel, maxim, mantra) + -इन् (-in), an agent suffix).

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Singular
Mandarin

Plural
Mandarins

Mandarin (plural Mandarins)
  1. Patrono:Historical A high government bureaucrat of the Chinese Empire.
  2. A pedantic or elitist bureaucrat.
  3. A pedantic senior person of influence in academia or literary circles, often used pejoratively.
  4. A mandarin duck.
  5. (British) A senior civil servant.
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Mandarin (comparative more Mandarin, superlative most Mandarin)

Positive
Mandarin

Comparative
more Mandarin

Superlative
most Mandarin

  1. Pertaining to mandarins.
  2. Deliberately superior or complex; esoteric, elaborate.
    • 2007: Though alert to riddles' strong roots in vernacular narrative, Cook's tastes are mandarin, and she gives a loving account of Wallace Stevens's meditations on the life of poetic images and simile — Marina Warner, ‘Doubly Damned’, London Review of Books 29:3, p. 26

Etymology 2Modificar

From French mandarine, feminine of mandarin, probably formed as Etymology 1, above, from the yellow colour of the mandarins' costume.

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Singular
Mandarin

Plural
Mandarins

Mandarin (plural Mandarins)
  1. A mandarin orange; a small, sweet citrus fruit.
  2. A mandarin orange tree.
  3. An orange colour.
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Spanish mandarín.

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mandarin

  1. mandarin (fruit).

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  • Useinov & Mireev Dictionary, Simferopol, Dolya, 2002 [1]

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From Portuguese mandarim.

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Mandarin c. (singular definite Mandarinen, plural indefinite Mandariner)

  1. mandarin (Chinese Imperial bureaucrat)
  2. mandarin orange, mandarin (a small, sweet citrus fruit)

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Mandarin n.

  1. Patrono:Languages Mandarin

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Mandarin m. (plural Mandarins)

  1. mandarin (of the former Chinese empire)
  2. Mandarin (language)

HungarianModificar

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  • IPA: /ˈmɒndɒrin/
  • Hyphenation: man‧da‧rin

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Patrono:Hu-adj

  1. mandarin (fruit)

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Mandarin (plural Mandarinok)

  1. Patrono:Historical mandarin
  2. (singular only) Mandarin (language)
  3. mandarin (fruit)
Hungarian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia hu

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Patrono:Hu-decl

Patrono:Hu-pos


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Mandarin m. (Cyrillic spelling мандарин)

  1. mandarin (Chinese Imperial bureaucrat)

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Patrono:Sr-decl-noun


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Inflection for Mandarin Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Base form Mandarin Mandarinen Mandariner Mandarinerna
Possessive form Mandarins Mandarinens Mandariners Mandarinernas

mandarin c.

  1. mandarin orange
  2. Patrono:Historical mandarin; a high government bureaucrat of the Chinese Empire.
  3. (non-inflectable, not comparable) Mandarinde:mandarin

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