See also: gas, Gas, gås, gås', gãs, gaś, and gą̊s

FaroeseEdit

 
gæs - geese

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse gás, from Proto-Germanic *gans, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰans-. Cognates include Old English gōs (English goose), Old Frisian gōs (West Frisian goes), Old Saxon gōs, gās (German Low German Goos), Dutch gans, Old High German gans (German Gans), Portuguese ganso, Spanish ganso.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gás f (genitive singular gásar, plural gæs)

  1. goose (Anser)

DeclensionEdit

Declension of gás
f25 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative gás gásin gæs gæsnar
accusative gás gásina gæs gæsnar
dative gás gásini gásum gásunum, gæsnum
genitive gásar gásarinnar gása gásanna

Related termsEdit


IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch gas, a word coined by chemist Van Helmont. Perhaps inspired by Dutch geest (breath, vapour, spirit) or from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos, chasm, void).

NounEdit

gás m (genitive singular gáis, nominative plural gáis)

  1. gas
  2. paraffin oil

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
gás ghás ngás
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further readingEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *gans, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰans-. Cognates include Old English gōs (English goose), Old Frisian gōs (West Frisian goes), Old Saxon gōs, gās (German Low German Goos), Dutch gans, Old High German gans (German Gans), Portuguese ganso, Spanish ganso.

PronunciationEdit

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ɡɒ̃ːs/

NounEdit

gás f (genitive gásar, plural gæss)

  1. goose
  2. vulva

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: gás, gæs (analogously after plural gæss)
  • Faroese: gás
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: gås
  • Elfdalian: gą̊s
  • Westrobothnian: gås, gas
  • Old Swedish: gās
  • Old Danish: gās
  • Gutnish: gas

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French gaz,[1] from Dutch gas, from Latin chaos, from Ancient Greek χάος (kháos).[2]

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: gás

NounEdit

gás m (plural gases)

  1. gas
  2. (in the plural) fart

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ gás” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.
  2. ^ gás” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.