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

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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

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

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ess (plural esses)

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

Derived termsEdit

TranslationsEdit

The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

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AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

NounEdit

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

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

FaroeseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

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

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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.

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ess n (genitive singular ess, nominative plural ess)

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

VõroEdit

NounEdit

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

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