manu & man
These ROOT-WORDS are MAN & MANU which mean BY HAND. The words Nos. 6, 7 and 8 are really misnomers. MANUfactured goods are no longer made by hand in a MANUfactory by a MANUfacturer with his own hands. In the march of automation we shall soon be obliged to find another name for machine-made goods. Someday, a person who knows the ROOT-WORD well will invent a new word to take the place of the old.
1. Manual : MANU al (man’ yu al) adj.
Relating to the hand; as, manual labor
2. Manucaption : MANU caption (man yu kap’ shun) n.
A document that was once used to obtain the presence in court of
an alleged felon
3. Manuduction : MANU duction (man yu duk’ shun) n.
Leading by the hand; guidance
4. Manacles : MAN acles (man’ a k’ls) n.
5. Manicure : MAN icure (man’ i kyur) n.
The care of the hands and nails
6. Manufacture : MANU facture (man yu fak’ chur) n.
The act of making by machinery or hand
7. Manufacturer : MANU facturer (man yu fak’ chur er).
One who hires others to make things in quantity by hand or by machine
8. Manufactory : MANU factory (man yu fak; to ree) n.
A place where merchandise is made
9. Manifest : MAN ifest (man’ i fest) adj.
Seen at hand; obvious; apparent
10. Manumit : MANU mit (man yu mit’) v.
To release from contract; set free; as, manumit a slave
11. Manumission : MANU mission (man yu mish’ un) n.
The act of liberating a slave
12. Manumotive : MANU motive (man yu mo’ tiv) adj.
Moved by hand
13. Maneuver : MAN euver (ma nu’ ver) v.
To bring about by skill; to guide; manipulate
14. Manuscript : MANU script (man’ yu skript)
A document of literary work written in hand
15. Manipulate : MAN ipulate (ma nip’ yu late) v.
To work out by hand; to manage
16. Manipulation : MAN ipulation (ma nip yu lay’ shun) n.
Skillful handling; as, the manipulation of puppets
17. Emancipate : e MAN cipate (e man’ si pate) v.
Release; set free
18. Emancipation : e MAN cipation (e man si pay’ shun) n.
The act of liberation; as, the Emancipation Proclamation
19. Legerdemain : legerde MAIN (lej erd e mane’) n.
Light-handed magic tricks; sleight of hand
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