See also: Ess, ESS, -ess, ess-, and ëss

EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ess (plural esses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.
  2. Something shaped like the letter S.

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

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Usage notesEdit

  • Compounds are normally spelled es: es-hook, es-link, etc.

See alsoEdit

VerbEdit

ess (third-person singular simple present esses, present participle essing, simple past and past participle essed)

  1. To move in a changing direction, forming the shape of a letter S.

HypernymsEdit

TranslationsEdit

AnagramsEdit


CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German esche, asche, from Old High German asc, from Proto-Germanic *askaz (ash tree). Cognate with German Esche, English ash.

NounEdit

ess m (plural ésse)

  1. (Sette Comuni) ash (tree)
    Memme ésse manzich machan biil èrbot.
    Many things can be done with ash wood.

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “ess” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

EstonianEdit

NounEdit

ess (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.

FaroeseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.
DeclensionEdit
n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ess essið ess essini
Accusative ess essið ess essini
Dative essi essinum essum essunum
Genitive ess essins essa essanna

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. (card games) ace
DeclensionEdit
n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ess essið ess essini
Accusative ess essið ess essini
Dative essi essinum essum essunum
Genitive ess essins essa essanna

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. (music) E-flat
DeclensionEdit
n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ess essið ess essini
Accusative ess essið ess essini
Dative essi essinum essum essunum
Genitive ess essins essa essanna

GermanEdit

VerbEdit

ess

  1. (colloquial) First-person singular present of essen.
  2. (colloquial) Imperative singular of essen.

HungarianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

esik +‎ -j

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

ess

  1. second-person singular subjunctive present indefinite of esik

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

ess

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative ess essek
accusative esset esseket
dative essnek esseknek
instrumental essel essekkel
causal-final essért essekért
translative essé essekké
terminative essig essekig
essive-formal essként essekként
essive-modal
inessive essben essekben
superessive essen esseken
adessive essnél esseknél
illative essbe essekbe
sublative essre essekre
allative esshez essekhez
elative essből essekből
delative essről essekről
ablative esstől essektől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
essé esseké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
esséi essekéi
Possessive forms of ess
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. essem esseim
2nd person sing. essed esseid
3rd person sing. esse essei
1st person plural essünk esseink
2nd person plural essetek esseitek
3rd person plural essük esseik

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • ess in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ess n (genitive singular ess, nominative plural ess)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.
  2. (music) bocal (on a bassoon)
  3. (poetic) horse

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Spar ess (ace of spades)

EtymologyEdit

From Latin as, via Middle Low German es

NounEdit

ess n (definite singular esset, indefinite plural ess, definite plural essa or essene)

  1. an ace (playing card; or someone very proficient)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin as, via Middle Low German es

NounEdit

ess n (definite singular esset, indefinite plural ess, definite plural essa)
ess m (definite singular essen, indefinite plural essar, definite plural essane)

  1. an ace (as above)

ReferencesEdit


Old IrishEdit

NounEdit

ess

  1. Alternative form of es (cataract, rapid) m
  2. Alternative form of es (vessel) n
  3. Alternative form of es (death)
  4. Alternative form of es (ox)

MutationEdit

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

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • äss (meanings 1 and 2 below)

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ess n

  1. ace; a card with one mark
  2. ace; someone very proficient
  3. (music) E-flat

DeclensionEdit

Declension of ess 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ess esset ess essen
Genitive ess essets ess essens

AnagramsEdit


VõroEdit

NounEdit

ess (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.

InflectionEdit

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


YolaEdit

NounEdit

ess

  1. ass (donkey)

ReferencesEdit

  • J. Poole W. Barnes, A Glossary, with Some Pieces of Verse, of the Old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy (1867)