Meaning of maneh in English:

maneh

Pronunciation /ˈmɑːneɪ/

noun

  • An ancient Semitic unit of weight: = mina .

    The term was not applied to a coin, but when referring to silver it could represent an amount of money.

Origin

Early 17th century; earliest use found in The Holy Bible, conteyning the old testament and the new. From Hebrew māneh a weight used to measure precious metals and other commodities, roughly equivalent to 500 grams; compare biblical Aramaic mĕnē, Syriac manyā, Ugaritic mn, and Akkadian manū; also Arabic mann.