a South African title of address equivalent to sir when used alone or Mr when placed before a name
[muh-nel] /məˈnɛl/ noun 1. .
king of Sparta, husband of Helen, brother of Agamemnon, Latinized form of Greek Menelaos, literally “restraining the people,” from menein “to stay, abide, remain” + laos “people” (see lay (adj.)).
[men-l-ey-uh s] /ˌmɛn lˈeɪ əs/ noun 1. Classical Mythology. a king of Sparta, the husband of Helen and brother of Agamemnon, to whom he appealed for an army against Troy in order to recover Helen from her abductor, Paris. /ˌmɛnɪˈleɪəs/ noun 1. (Greek myth) a king of Sparta and the brother of Agamemnon. He was […]
[men-l-ik] /ˈmɛn l ɪk/ noun 1. 1844–1913, emperor of Ethiopia 1889–1913. /ˈmɛnɪlɪk/ noun 1. 1844–1913, emperor of Abyssinia (1889–1910). He defeated the Italians at Aduwa (1896), maintaining the independence of Abyssinia in an era of European expansion in Africa