See also: Anse and ansé

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an (on) +‎ se (to see), from German ansehen (to look at, consider). In both languages, the participle is used as an adjective with the meaning "respectable" (see anset, angesehen). Doublet of se an.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

anse (imperative anse, infinitive at anse, present tense anser, past tense anså, perfect tense har anset)

  1. to consider, regard

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃s/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Latin ansa.

NounEdit

anse f (plural anses)

  1. (geometry) An arc segment, from which an object is suspended
  2. A handle, part of an object to be hand-held when used or moved
  3. A small bay (body of water)
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Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from German Hansa.

NounEdit

anse f (plural anses)

  1. A hansa, system of collaborating port-states
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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anse f

  1. plural of ansa

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

an- +‎ se; from German ansehen

VerbEdit

anse (imperative anse, present tense anser, passive anses or ansees, simple past anså, past participle ansett, present participle anseende)

  1. to consider, regard

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Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From an- (un-) +‎ asse (easy), or directly from Proto-Celtic *an-sādo-syos (compare Middle Welsh anhawð, modern Welsh anodd (difficult, troublesome).[1]

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

anse (comparative ansu, superlative ansam)

  1. difficult, impossible
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 5b28
      is inse ṅduit; ní tú nod·n-ail, acht is hé not·ail.
      it is impossible for you sg; it is not you that nourish it, but it that nourishes you

DeclensionEdit

io/iā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative anse anse anse
Vocative ansi
Accusative anse ansi
Genitive ansi anse ansi
Dative ansiu ansi ansiu
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative ansi ansi
Vocative ansi
ansiu*
Accusative ansi
ansiu*
Genitive anse
Dative ansib
Notes * when substantivized

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MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
anse unchanged n-anse
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*sādo-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 318

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish anse, from Middle Low German ansen. Equivalent to an- +‎ se.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

anse (present anser, preterite ansåg, supine ansett, imperative anse)

  1. to be of an opinion, feel, think, believe
    Sven anser att Beatles var riktigt bra.
    Sven thinks that the Beatles were really good.

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