[men-dl-suh n; German men-duh l-zohn] /ˈmɛn dl sən; German ˈmɛn dəlˌzoʊn/
[fee-liks;; German fey-liks] /ˈfi lɪks;; German ˈfeɪ lɪks/ (Show IPA), (Jacob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy) 1809–47, German composer.
his grandfather, Moses
[moh-ziz,, -zis;; German moh-zes] /ˈmoʊ zɪz,, -zɪs;; German ˈmoʊ zɛs/ (Show IPA), 1729–86, German philosopher.
/ˈmɛndəlsən; German ˈmɛndəlzoːn/
Felix (ˈfeːlɪks), full name Jacob Ludwig Felix Mendelssohn-Bartholdy. 1809–47, German romantic composer. His works include the overtures A Midsummer Night’s Dream (1826) and Fingal’s Cave (1832), five symphonies, the oratorio Elijah (1846), piano pieces, and songs. He was instrumental in the revival of the music of J. S. Bach in the 19th century
his grandfather, Moses (ˈmoːzəs). 1729–86, German Jewish philosopher. His best-known work is Jerusalem (1783), in which he defends Judaism and appeals for religious toleration
[men-der] /ˈmɛn dər/ noun 1. a person or thing that . 2. a piece of sheet metal that has been imperfectly tinned but that may be retinned to an acceptable standard. n. late 14c., agent noun from mend (v.).
[men-dee] /ˈmɛn di/ noun, plural Mendes (especially collectively) Mende for 1. 1. a member of a people living in Sierra Leone and Liberia. 2. a Niger-Congo language of the Mande branch spoken by the Mende people. /ˈmɛndɛz/ noun 1. Sam(uel) (Alexander). born 1965, British theatre and film director, who made his name as artistic director […]
[men-dis-frans, -frahns; French mahn-des-frahns] /ˈmɛn dɪsˈfræns, -ˈfrɑns; French mɑ̃ dɛsˈfrɑ̃s/ noun 1. Pierre [pyer] /pyɛr/ (Show IPA), 1907–1982, French statesman and economist: premier 1954–55. /French mɛ̃dɛsfrɑ̃s/ noun 1. Pierre (pjɛr). 1907–82, French statesman; prime minister (1954–55). He concluded the war in Indochina and granted independence to Tunisia
[men-di-kuh n-see] /ˈmɛn dɪ kən si/ noun 1. the practice of begging, as for alms. 2. the state or condition of being a beggar. n. “state or condition of beggary,” 1790, from mendicant + -cy. Also in this sense was mendicity (c.1400), from Old French mendicité “begging,” from Latin mendicitatem (nominative mendicitas) “beggary, mendicity.”
[men-di-kuh nt] /ˈmɛn dɪ kənt/ adjective 1. begging; practicing begging; living on alms. 2. pertaining to or characteristic of a beggar. noun 3. a person who lives by begging; beggar. 4. a member of any of several orders of friars that originally forbade ownership of property, subsisting mostly on alms. /ˈmɛndɪkənt/ adjective 1. begging 2. […]