Manu meaning

mäno͝o, mŭ-
The primordial father of the human race and sovereign of the earth who first instituted religious ceremonies and devised a code of laws.
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A male given name commonly used in India.
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(Hinduism) A title accorded the progenitor of mankind, first king to rule this earth, who saves mankind from the universal flood.
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(theosophy) The progenitor of the Aryan root race, who are said to have originated in Atlantis.
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Origin of manu

  • Sanskrit Manuḥ from manuḥ man man-1 in Indo-European roots

    From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition

  • From Sanskrit मनु (mánu, “man, mankind").

    From Wiktionary