See also: asses, Asse, ässe, assé, and -asse

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /æs/
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  • Rhymes: -æs

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

asse (plural asses)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ass

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

asse (plural asses)

  1. (obsolete) A small fox-like animal (Vulpes chama) of South Africa, valued for its fur.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for asse in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


Alemannic GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ezzan, from Proto-Germanic *etaną. Cognate with German essen, Dutch eten, English eat, Swedish äta.

VerbEdit

asse

  1. (Carcoforo) to eat

ReferencesEdit

  • “asse” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

asse m (plural asses)

  1. A type of pickaxe used in tunneling

ItalianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin axis, axem, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱs- (axis).

NounEdit

asse f (plural assi)

  1. board (of wood)
    Synonyms: pancone, tavola
  2. beam (gymnastic)

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin assis, variant of axis.

NounEdit

asse m (plural assi)

  1. axle
  2. (mathematics, physics) axis
  3. (anatomy) axis (vertebra)
    Synonym: epistrofeo
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Latin as.

NounEdit

asse f (plural assi)

  1. (historical, Ancient Rome) as (any of several coins of Rome)

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

NounEdit

asse

  1. ablative singular of as

Lule SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *ësē.

NounEdit

asse

  1. inner/meat-side of a skin

InflectionEdit

Even e-stem, ss-s gradation
Nominative asse
Genitive ase
Singular Plural
Nominative asse ase
Accusative asev asijt
Genitive ase asij
Illative assáj asijda
Inessive asen asijn
Elative ases asijs
Comitative asijn asij
Abessive asedagá
asedagi
asijdagá
asijdagi
Essive assen
Possessive forms
Singular Dual Plural
1st person assám assáma assáma
2nd person assát assáda assáda
3rd person asses asseska assesa

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old English assa.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

asse (plural assen or asses)

  1. ass, donkey
DescendantsEdit
  • English: ass
  • Yola: ess
ReferencesEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

asse

  1. Alternative form of axen (to ask)

Old IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *ad-sādo-syos.[1]

AdjectiveEdit

asse (comparative asu)

  1. easy

DeclensionEdit

io/iā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative assae assae assae
Vocative assai
Accusative assae assai
Genitive assai assae assai
Dative assu assai assu
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative assai assai
Vocative assai
assu*
Accusative assai
assu*
Genitive assae
Dative assaib
Notes * when substantivized

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
asse unchanged n-asse
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

PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

asse

  1. locative singular of assa
  2. accusative plural of assa

Pite SamiEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Samic *ësē.

NounEdit

asse

  1. inner/meat-side of a skin

InflectionEdit

Even e-stem, ss-s gradation
Nominative asse
Genitive ase
Singular Plural
Nominative asse ase
Accusative asev isijt
Genitive ase isij
Illative assáj isijda
Inessive asen isijn
Elative asest
ases
isijst
isijs
Comitative isijn isij
Essive assen

Further readingEdit

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[2], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

PortugueseEdit

VerbEdit

asse

  1. first-person singular present subjunctive of assar
  2. third-person singular present subjunctive of assar
  3. third-person singular imperative of assar