See also: bassê, Bässe, and Basse

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basse

  1. Archaic form of bass (perch).

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Etymology edit

From Old Norse bassi (bear).

Noun edit

basse c (singular definite bassen, plural indefinite basser)

  1. a big, strong man, a big thing
  2. an army infantryman, a private
  3. a Danish pastry

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Verb edit

basse

  1. (dated or formal) singular present subjunctive of bassen

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Etymology 1 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

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basse

  1. feminine singular of bas

Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from Italian basso; homophony with Etymology 1 led to reinterpretation as a feminine, specifically as an ellipsis of la voix basse (the low voice).

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basse f (plural basses)

  1. (music) bass (the lower melody)
  2. (music) bass (a singer of the bass melodies)
  3. (music) bass (the musical instrument)
  4. acoustic guitar
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basse (comparative plus basse, superlative le plus basse)

  1. low

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Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈbas.se/
  • Rhymes: -asse
  • Hyphenation: bàs‧se

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basse f pl

  1. feminine plural of basso

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basse f

  1. plural of bassa

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Latin edit

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basse

  1. vocative masculine singular of bassus

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Lule Sami edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Samic *pësē.

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basse

  1. holy, sacred

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Further reading edit

  • 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

Middle English edit

Etymology 1 edit

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basse

  1. Alternative form of bas

Etymology 2 edit

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basse

  1. Alternative form of base

Norman edit

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basse

  1. feminine singular of bas

Northern Sami edit

Pronunciation edit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈpasse/

Verb edit

basse

  1. inflection of bassit:
    1. first-person dual present indicative
    2. third-person plural past indicative

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse bassi (bear).

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basse m (definite singular bassen, indefinite plural basser, definite plural bassene)

  1. a big, strong man
  2. (especially in compounds) an unruly man

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Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Alternative forms edit

  • (Aasen): Basse (obsolete capitalization)[1]

Etymology edit

From Old Norse bassi (bear).[2]

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basse m (definite singular bassen, indefinite plural bassar, definite plural bassane)

  1. a big, strong man
  2. (especially in compounds) an unruly man

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References edit

  1. ^ Ivar Aasen (1850) “Basse”, in Ordbog over det norske Folkesprog[1] (in Danish), Oslo: Samlaget, published 2000
  2. ^ “basse” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Swedish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse bassi (bear).

Noun edit

basse

  1. a big, strong man, a big thing
  2. an army infantryman, a private

Declension edit

Declension of basse 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative basse bassen bassar bassarna
Genitive basses bassens bassars bassarnas

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