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EtymologyEdit

m- +‎ as

SymbolEdit

mas

  1. (metrology) milliarcsecond

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French mas, Occitan mas.

NounEdit

mas (plural mas)

  1. A country cottage or farmstead in southern France.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 520:
      When she was pregnant with her second child they ran away to France and played at being artists in a secluded mas near Avignon – two months of bliss.

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mas

  1. plural of ma

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

mas (plural mas)

  1. (Caribbean) A type of traveling dramatic performance conducted as part of a parade celebrating Carnival, originating in Trinidad and Tobago and performed throughout the Caribbean.
    • 2017 December 22, Shane Superville, Trinidad and Tobago Newsday:
      Ward, who was best known for his winning portrayal of George Bailey’s Cylindul the Sun God from the Golden City of Palengue, became a staple on the mas circuit up until the 1990s, lending his support to the likes of Peter Minshall and others.
    • 2017 September 28, “Neville Aming Passes Away At 96 In T&T”, in Bernews:
      Aming was a recipient of the Humming Bird Silver for his contribution to the vibrancy of T&T mas in 1996.
    • 2016 February 7, Michelle Loubon, “Taking a Carnival tour”, in Trinidad & Tobago Express:
      Belmont masman and wire bender Richard Lera displays a headpiece at his Norfolk Street mas camp.

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *matja, from *mh̥₁ti̯-e-, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁- (compare Old English mǣd, Latin mētior).[1]

VerbEdit

mas (first-person singular past tense mata, participle matur)

  1. to measure.

InflectionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Vladimir Orel, Albanian Etymological Dictionary (Leiden: Brill, 1998), 246–7.

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

mas f pl

  1. plural of ma

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan mas, from Latin mansum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mas m (plural masos)

  1. farmhouse, typical country house

Further readingEdit


CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mas

  1. genitive plural of maso

DanishEdit

NounEdit

mas n (singular definite maset, not used in plural form)

  1. bother, trouble

VerbEdit

mas

  1. imperative of mase

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Occitan mas, from Latin mānsum.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mas m (plural mas)

  1. (Provence) farm, ranch, (country) house (type of rural farmstead in southern France)

Further readingEdit


Haitian CreoleEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French mars (March)

NounEdit

mas

  1. March

Etymology 2Edit

From French masse (mass)

NounEdit

mas

  1. mass

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mas n (genitive singular mass, no plural)

  1. chatter, small talk, chit-chat

DeclensionEdit


IndonesianEdit

Chemical element
Au Previous: platinum (Pt)
Next: raksa (Hg)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Malay mas, shortened from emas, from Sanskrit माष (māṣa, particular weight of gold).

NounEdit

mas

  1. Alternative form of emas

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From motoscafo armato silurante

NounEdit

mas m (sometimes MAS, invariable)

  1. (nautical) motor torpedo boat

KashmiriEdit

NounEdit

mas ? [Arabic needed], [Devanagari needed]

  1. the hair on one's head

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Origin unknown. Traditionally from Proto-Indo-European *meryo (young man) (whence Sanskrit मर्य (marya, suitor, young man), Ancient Greek μεῖραξ (meîrax) and Old Armenian մարի (mari)) but this cannot account for the a-vocalism, and requires making the -s of the nominative singular analogical, running in the opposite direction to generally accepted cases of analogy (like honor < honos).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mās m (genitive maris); third declension

  1. a male, man

InflectionEdit

Third declension i-stem.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative mās marēs
Genitive maris marium
Dative marī maribus
Accusative marem marēs
Ablative mare maribus
Vocative mās marēs

SynonymsEdit

AntonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mās (genitive maris); third declension

  1. male, masculine, manly

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative mās marēs maria
Genitive maris marium
Dative marī maribus
Accusative marem mās marēs maria
Ablative marī maribus
Vocative mās marēs maria

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • mas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mas in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • mas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) there is a storm at sea: mare ventorum vi agitatur et turbatur
    • (ambiguous) the Mediterranean Sea: mare medium or internum
    • (ambiguous) the town lies near the sea: oppidum mari adiacet
    • (ambiguous) a promontory juts out into the sea: promunturium in mare procurrit
    • (ambiguous) a peninsula projects into the sea: paeninsula in mare excurrit, procurrit

MalayEdit

Chemical element
Au Previous: platinum (Pt)
Next: perak cergas (Hg)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Shortened from emas, from Sanskrit माष (māṣa, particular weight of gold).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mas (Jawi spelling امس)

  1. Alternative form of emas

Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Anglo-Norman masse.

NounEdit

mas

  1. Alternative form of masse (mass)

Etymology 2Edit

From a conflation of Anglo-Norman messe and Old English mæsse.

NounEdit

mas

  1. Alternative form of messe (mass)

Northern SamiEdit

PronounEdit

mas

  1. locative singular of mii

Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

mas

  1. imperative of mase

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

mas

  1. imperative of masa

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Latin mansum.

NounEdit

mas m (plural mases)

  1. farmhouse, typical country house

PapiamentuEdit

AdverbEdit

mas

  1. most

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mas, from Latin magis (more), from Proto-Indo-European *meǵh₂- (great). Cognate of mais (more).

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

mas

  1. but (introduces a clause that contradicts the implications of the previous clause)
    O livro é curto, mas bom.
    The book is short, but good.
    Somos preguiçosos mas fazemos o que precisa ser feito.
    We are lazy but we do what needs to be done.
  2. but (introduces the correct information for something that was denied in the previous clause)
    Fomos recebidos não com aplausos, mas pedradas.
    We were not received with applause, but [with] rocks.
  3. but ... really; of course; no wonder (introduces the cause of the previous clause, with the implication that the result was expected given this cause)
    Todos alunos reprovaram em matemática, mas ninguém estudou mesmo.
    All students flunked mathematics, but no one studied really.
  4. (beginning a sentence) emphasises an exclamation
    Mas que porcaria!
    What the heck!
    Mas que diabos vocês estão fazendo aqui?
    What the hell are you doing here?

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:mas.

SynonymsEdit

Derived termsEdit

AdverbEdit

mas (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) emphasises a previous clause, adverb or adjective; really; and how
    Este livro é bom, mas bom mesmo.
    This book is good, really good.
    Os ladrões correram, mas correram.
    The thieves ran, and how they ran.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:mas.

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

mas m (plural mas)

  1. but (an instance of proclaiming an exception)
    Quero que você termine isso, sem mas nem porquês.
    I want you to finish this, no buts or whys.

Derived termsEdit


RohingyaEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Bengali মাছ (mach).

NounEdit

mas

  1. fish

RomaniEdit

NounEdit

mas m

  1. meat

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mansum, from mansus.

NounEdit

mas n (plural masuri)

  1. (popular) putting up for the night, spending the night

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

mas

  1. past participle of mânea

Scottish GaelicEdit

ConjunctionEdit

mas

  1. if is

Usage notesEdit

  • This is a shortened form of ma (if) is (am, is, are).
    mas cuimhne leat - if you remember (literally "if memory is with you")

SomaliEdit

NounEdit

mas m

  1. snake

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magis.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

mas

  1. but
  2. however

SynonymsEdit


Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English must.

VerbEdit

mas

  1. must
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:3:
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