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NounEdit

masse c (singular definite massen, plural indefinite masser)

  1. (physics) mass

DeclensionEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /mas/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin massa, from Ancient Greek μᾶζα (mâza, bread).

NounEdit

masse f (plural masses)

  1. a paste, a dough
  2. large amount or quantity of something; mass
  3. something perceived as a whole, without distinguishing its parts
  4. a sum or combination of things treated as a whole
  5. a majority, especially of people
  6. an archaic unit of count
  7. (finance, law) a sum of allotted money
  8. (physics) mass
  9. (electronics) earth, ground (of e.g. a plug)

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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

masse

  1. first-person singular present indicative of masser
  2. third-person singular present indicative of masser
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of masser
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of masser
  5. second-person singular imperative of masser

Etymology 3Edit

From Old French mace, from Late Latin mattia or Vulgar Latin *mattea (compare Occitan massa, Catalan maça, Italian mazza, Spanish maza, Portuguese maça), probably derived from Latin mateola (hoe), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *mat (hoe, plow) (compare Old High German medela (plow), Russian моты́га (motýga, hoe, mattock), Persian آماج(āmāǰ) ‘plow’, Sanskrit मत्य (matyá, harrow)).

NounEdit

masse f (plural masses)

  1. mace (weapon)
  2. a sledgehammer
  3. thick end of a billiards cue, mace

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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magis.

AdverbEdit

masse

  1. Too much

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

masse f pl

  1. plural of massa

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Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Anglo-Norman masse, from Latin massa, from Ancient Greek μᾶζα (mâza).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

masse (plural massez)

  1. A lump, blob, or mass.
  2. A collection or mass of small objects that are fused together.
  3. (anatomy) blood (believed in medieval times to be a mixture of the four humours)
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DescendantsEdit
  • English: mass
  • Scots: mass
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Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

masse

  1. Alternative form of messe

Etymology 3Edit

From masse +‎ -y.

AdjectiveEdit

masse

  1. Alternative form of massy (massy)

Etymology 4Edit

From Old French mace.

NounEdit

masse

  1. Alternative form of mace (mace)

Etymology 5Edit

From masen.

NounEdit

masse

  1. Alternative form of mase (a bewildering thought or thing)

Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

EtymologyEdit

From Latin massa

NounEdit

masse m (definite singular massen, indefinite plural masser, definite plural massene)

  1. a mass

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Latin massa

NounEdit

masse m (definite singular massen, indefinite plural massar, definite plural massane)

  1. a mass

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Old IrishEdit

NounEdit

masse n

  1. Alternative spelling of maisse

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
masse
also mmasse after a proclitic
masse
pronounced with /ṽ(ʲ)-/
masse
also mmasse after a proclitic
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.