English

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /æs/
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  • Rhymes: -æs

Etymology 1

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Noun

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asse (plural asses)

  1. Obsolete spelling of ass.

Etymology 2

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Perhaps from Afrikaans asse (ashes), because the fur at the top of the Cape fox's body looks like ash.

Noun

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asse (plural asses)

  1. (rare) A Cape fox (Vulpes chama).[1]
    Synonym: asse fox
    • 1906, Praagh, L. V, The Transvaal and its mines : the encyclopedic history of the Transvaal[2]:
      and the little Asse Fox (Canis chama).
    • 1910, Encyclopædia Britannica 1911 ed. Vol. 10[3], page 769:
      South of the Zambezi the group reappears in the shape of the asse-fox or fennec, (V. cama), a dark-coloured species, with a black tip to the long, bushy tail and reddish-brown ears.
    • 1973, West, Geoffrey P. (Geoffrey Philip), Rabies in animals & man[4], New York, Arco, →ISBN, →OCLC:
      Foxes involved include the long-eared Asse Fox or Cape Fox (Vulpes chania) and the bat-eared fox

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  1. ^ Mivart, St. George Jackson, 1827-1900 (1890) Dogs, jackals, wolves, and foxes : a monograph of the Canidae[1]

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Anagrams

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Alemannic German

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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

Verb

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asse

  1. (Carcoforo) to eat

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French

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Pronunciation

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Noun

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asse m (plural asses)

  1. a type of pickaxe used in tunneling

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Ingrian

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Spatial inflection of asse
→○ illative asse
inessive as
○→ elative ast

Etymology

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(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

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Postposition

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asse (+ illative or allative)

  1. (of time) up to, until
  2. (of distance or motion) all the way to

asse (+ elative or ablative)

  1. (of time) ever since
  2. (of distance or motion) all the way from

Synonyms

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Derived terms

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References

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  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 21
  • Arvo Laanest (1997) Isuri keele Hevaha murde sõnastik, Eesti Keele Instituut, page 21

Italian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈas.se/
  • Rhymes: -asse
  • Hyphenation: às‧se

Etymology 1

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

Noun

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asse f (plural assi)

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

Etymology 2

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From Latin assis, variant of axis.

Noun

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asse m (plural assi)

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

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From Latin as.

Noun

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asse f (plural assi)

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

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Latin

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Noun

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asse

  1. ablative singular of as

Lule Sami

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Etymology

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From Proto-Samic *ësē.

Noun

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asse

  1. inner/meat-side of a skin

Inflection

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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 reading

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  • Koponen, Eino, Ruppel, Klaas, Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002–2008), Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[5], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Middle English

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Etymology 1

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From Old English assa.

Alternative forms

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Noun

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asse (plural assen or asses)

  1. ass, donkey
Descendants
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  • English: ass
  • Yola: ess
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Etymology 2

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Verb

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asse

  1. Alternative form of axen (to ask)

Old Irish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-Celtic *ad-sādo-syos.[1]

Adjective

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asse (comparative assu)

  1. easy

Declension

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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 terms

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Mutation

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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.

References

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

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Pali

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Alternative forms

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Noun

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asse

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

Pite Sami

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Etymology

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From Proto-Samic *ësē.

Noun

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asse

  1. inner/meat-side of a skin

Inflection

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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 reading

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  • Koponen, Eino, Ruppel, Klaas, Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002–2008), Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[6], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

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Verb

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asse

  1. inflection of assar:
    1. first/third-person singular present subjunctive
    2. third-person singular imperative