See also: esse, êsse, essē, -esse, ésse, and -êsse

GermanEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German essa (furnace), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHs- (hearth, ashes), related to Asche.

NounEdit

Esse f (genitive Esse, plural Essen)

  1. (regional) chimney-hood over a stove
    Synonyms: Schornstein, Schlot
    • 2017, Mikhail Bulgakov, chapter 18, in Alexander Nitzberg, transl., Meister und Margarita, Galiani:
      Damit briet er Fleisch in der Glut des Kamins. Der Saft troff zischend herab, und der Dampf stieg aufwärts und entwich durch die Esse.
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DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Esse in Duden online

Etymology 2Edit

From the Latin esse.

NounEdit

Esse n (genitive Esse, no plural)

  1. (uncountable) existence
DeclensionEdit

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German Essen, English eats.

NounEdit

Esse n (plural Esse)

  1. food
    Esse un Drinke
    Food and drink(s)
  2. meal

Related termsEdit