Last modified on 1 October 2014, at 21:13
See also: Mais, maïs, maís, máis, and màis

DalmatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mē(n)sis. Compare French mois, Italian mese, Portuguese mês, Romansch mais, Spanish mes.

NounEdit

mais m

  1. month

DutchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mais n (uncountable)

  1. corn, maize

Derived termsEdit


EstonianEdit

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NounEdit

mais (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. corn, maize

DeclensionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


FalaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mais, from Latin magis (more).

AdverbEdit

mais

  1. most; -est (forms superlatives)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme I, Chapter 1: Lengua Española:
      O términu de Valverdi, mais grandi, limita con Portugal, precisamenti con dois distintius Departamentos, que eran Beira Alta con capital en Guarda, a Beira Baixa con capital en Castelo Branco.
      The Valverde locality, the biggest, borders Portugal, more precisely with two distinct departments, which were Beira Alta with Guarda as its capital, and Beira Baixa with Castelo Branco as its capital.

DeterminerEdit

mais

  1. more than what has been specified
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme VI, Chapter 1::
      Poin encontralsi, a o millol, hasta “oito” o mais.
      There can be found, at best, up to “eight” or more.
  2. yet another
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme I, Chapter 2: Númerus?:
      As lenguas, idiomas, dialectus o falas tenin un-as funciós mui claras desde o principiu dos siglu i si hai contabilizaus en o mundu un-as 8.000 lenguas, ca un-a con sua importancia numérica relativa, a nossa fala é un tesoiru mais entre elas.
      The tongues, languages or regional variants have some very clear functions since the beginning of the centuries and some 8,000 languages have been accounted for in the world, each with its relative numerical importance, Fala is yet another treasure among them.

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish maíz, from Taino maisí, mahis (variously spelled).

NounEdit

mais f (genitive singular maisar, uncountable)
mais n (genitive singular mais, uncountable)

  1. maize

DeclensionEdit

f2s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative mais maisin
Accusative mais maisina
Dative mais maisini
Genitive maisar maisarinnar
n11s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative mais maisið
Accusative mais maisið
Dative maisi maisinum
Genitive mais maisins

Derived termsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magis.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

mais

  1. but

InterjectionEdit

mais

  1. an expression of surprise, disbelief, or frustration roughly equivalent to the English well, or sometimes yeah

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit

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GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

mais

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐍃

GuernésiaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magis.

ConjunctionEdit

mais

  1. but

HiligaynonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish maíz.

NounEdit

maís

  1. maize, corn

Indo-PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese mais (more), from Old Portuguese mais (more), from Latin magis (more).

AdverbEdit

mais

  1. forms the comparative and superlative of adjectives; more
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told his father []

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Irish mais, maiss, from Old Irish mass (the primordial mass or formless matter from which creation proceeded; a mass, lump in general), from Latin massa (mass, bulk; lump; dough), from Ancient Greek μᾶζα (mâza, bread).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mais f (genitive maise, nominative plural maiseanna)

  1. (physics) mass

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mais mhais unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mais m

  1. maize, corn

SynonymsEdit

AnagramsEdit


JèrriaisEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Northern French meis, from Latin mēnsis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mais m (plural mais)

  1. month

Old FrenchEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magis

ConjunctionEdit

mais

  1. but

Old ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magis.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

mais

  1. more
    • c. 1170, Bernart de Ventadorn, canso:
      Val us sols jorns mais de cen.
      One single day is worth more than a hundred.

OscanEdit

AdverbEdit

mais

  1. more

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mais, from Latin magis (more). Displaced collateral form chus.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

mais (not comparable)

  1. used to form the comparative of adjectives; more
  2. preceded by the definitive article, used to form the superlative of adjectives; most
  3. more (to a greater degree or extent)
  4. any more (from a given time onwards)
    Não gosto mais de morar aqui
    I don’t like living here any more

ConjunctionEdit

mais

  1. (arithmetic) plus (sum of the previous one and the following one)
  2. (Brazil, vulgar) and; with; together with.
    Eu mais ela vamos 'tar casando
    She and I are getting married.
  3. (Brazil) Misspelling of mas.

NounEdit

mais m (plural mais)

  1. plus sign (name of the character +)

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RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mēnsis. Compare Catalan mes, French mois, Italian mese, Portuguese mês, Spanish mes.

NounEdit

mais m

  1. month

West FrisianEdit

NounEdit

mais n

  1. maize, corn