See also: Adresse and adressé

Afrikaans edit

Noun edit

adresse

  1. plural of adres

Danish edit

Etymology edit

From French adresse.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /adrɛsə/, [aˈd̥ʁasə]

Noun edit

adresse c (singular definite adressen, plural indefinite adresser)

  1. address, abbreviated adr.

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French edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Middle French [Term?], from Old French adrece, from Old French adresser.[1] Equivalent to a deverbal from adresser.

Noun edit

adresse f (plural adresses)

  1. (in set expressions, else, archaic) direction [from 1342]
    prendre son adresseset off for/towards
  2. address (the description or instructions to determine a geographic location) [from 1601]
  3. (computing) address (location or instructions to location a piece of data)
  4. (lexicography) entry (in a dictionary)
    Synonym: entrée

Etymology 2 edit

Related to etymology 1. Influenced by adroit.[2] Equivalent to a deverbal from adresser.

Noun edit

adresse f (plural adresses)

  1. skill, adroitness [1559]
    • 1874, François P. L. Pollen, D. C. van Dam, Recherches sur la Faune de Madagascar et de ses dépendances, page 30:
      Dès qu’ils aperçoivent un caret ou une tortue franche, ils tachent de les avoir à portée et dans le moment favorable ils lancent avec une adresse étonnante un des harpons en visant sur la tête ou la queue pour ne pas dommager les plaques latérales; qui dans les carets font la valeur de l’animal.
      As soon as they spot a loggerhead turtle or a green sea turtle, they try to get it within range, and when the time is right they launch with astonishing dexterity one of the harpoons, aiming for the head or the tail so as not to damage the side plates, which in turtles the value of the animal is found.

Etymology 3 edit

Semantic loan from English address (speech (addressed to the king)).[3][4] Equivalent to a deverbal from adresser.

Noun edit

adresse f (plural adresses)

  1. address formal speech given before an audience [from 1629]
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Verb edit

adresse

  1. inflection of adresser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Further reading edit

References edit

  1. ^ Etymology and history of adresse”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  2. ^ Etymology and history of adresse”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  3. ^ Etymology and history of adresse”, in Trésor de la langue française informatisé [Digitized Treasury of the French Language], 2012.
  4. ^ Adresse” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Middle English edit

Verb edit

adresse

  1. Alternative form of adressen

Norman edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French adresse.

Noun edit

adresse f (plural adresses)

  1. (Jersey) address

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From French adresse.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

adresse f or m (definite singular adressa or adressen, indefinite plural adresser, definite plural adressene)

  1. an address

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Etymology edit

From French adresse.

Noun edit

adresse f (definite singular adressa, indefinite plural adresser, definite plural adressene)

  1. an address

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