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Manu may refer to:

Contents

Geography

People

In acting:

  • Manu Intiraymi, American actor, best known as "Icheb" on the television series Star Trek: Voyager
  • Manu Narayan, American actor, and lead singer of the band DARUNAM
  • Manu Vohra, American business entrepreneur, singer and music director

In sports:

In other fields:

  • Manu Chao, French-born singer and musician of Spanish origin
  • Manu Herbstein, South African author of Ama, a Story of the Atlantic Slave Trade
  • Manu Tenorio, Spanish artist and finalist on the reality show Operación Triunfo
  • Manu Katché, French drummer
  • Manu Feildel, French-born chef
  • Manu Leumann, German philologist
  • Manu Dixit, Indian computer science student

Religion and mythology

In Hinduism:

In Ancient Mesopotamia:

Other

  • Manu (genus), a genus of albatross-like prehistoric birds
  • Manu (TV series), a 1991 French children's animated television series
  • Manu, a character in the 2000 French adult film Baise-moi
  • Manu is often used as a nickname for people named Emmanuel(le), Manuel, Manuela, etc..
  • Manu (River City), a character on a BBC Scotland soap opera

Travel guide

Up to date as of January 14, 2010
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From Wikitravel

South America : Peru : Madre de Dios : Manú National Park

The Manú National Park, located in the isolated region of Madre de Dios, is one of the most diverse areas in Peru and South America.

Get in

There are two way to get to Manu:

  • It is possible to enter by a combination by bus and boat and leave through the same boat/bus combination. This option can be a long trip.
  • By plane from Cusco arriving directly to the jungle lowlands It will take about 40 to 45 minutes. InkaNatura is offering flights five times per week using a Cessna Grand Caravan. [1]

It is also possible to use the combination of travelling one way by bus/boat and the other by plane.

Fees/Permits

It is important to get permits in advanced to enter to the park. INRENA [[2]] is the Government office in charge of issuing permits. This can be done and paid for through the 8 different official operators in the Manu park.

Sleep

Lodging

There are several lodges and camps in the Manu area [3].

Manu Wildlife Center is an awesome place to see lots of birds, monkeys and other wildlife. Cabins are clean, with hot water, but no electricity. Food is very good. Various trips are available from canopy stands to one of only a few known Macaws clay licks, where hundreds of Macaws come every morning to eat bits of clay which aids their digestion.

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1911 encyclopedia

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Wiktionary

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Definition from Wiktionary, a free dictionary

See also manu

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English

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Etymology

From Sanskrit मनु (mánu), man, mankind).

Proper noun

Singular
Manu

Plural
-

Manu

  1. (Hinduism) A title accorded the progenitor of mankind, first king to rule this earth, who saves mankind from the universal flood.
    • 1988, Hermann Oldenberg, Shridhar B. Shrotri, The Religion of the Veda, p. 138:
    Agni is the one who is introduced by Manu, who is kindled by Manu; one requests him to rule at the present sacrifice, as he had done it for Manu, when he "offered the first oblation, with kindled fire, with his (attentive) heart and soul, along with the seven priests" to the gods (X, 63, 7).
  2. (theosophy) the progenitor of the Aryan root race, who are said to have originated in Atlantis.

Finnish

Proper noun

Manu

  1. A male given name derived from Immanuel, also used as a nickname for Mauno and Maunu.

Declension


Hawaiian

Etymology

manu (bird), also a short form of compound names containing this word.

Proper noun

Manu

  1. A male given name.
  2. A female given name.

References


Wikispecies

Up to date as of January 23, 2010

From Wikispecies

Taxonavigation

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Cladus: Eukaryota
Supergroup: Unikonta
Cladus: Opisthokonta
Regnum: Animalia
Subregnum: Eumetazoa
Cladus: Bilateria
Cladus: Nephrozoa
Cladus: Deuterostomia
Phylum: Chordata
Subphylum: Vertebrata
Infraphylum: Gnathostomata
Superclassis: Tetrapoda
Classis: Aves
Subclassis: † Aves Incertae sedis
Genus: Manu
Species: M. antiquus

Name

Manu Marples, 1946

Gender

masculine

Type species

  • Manu antiquus Marples, 1946, by monotypy [combined description]

References

cited sources

additional references

  • Ksepka, D.T.; Cracraft, J. 2008: An avian tarsometatarsus from near the K-T boundary of New Zealand. Journal of vertebrate paleontology, 28: 1224–1227. doi: 10.1671/0272-4634-28.4.1224

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Simple English

Manu, according to Hinduism, was the first human on Earth.








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