DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed via German Masse from Latin massa (lump, bulk), which is itself a loan from Ancient Greek μᾶζα (mâza, barley bread).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

masse c (singular definite massen, plural indefinite masser)

  1. mass, pulp (a shapeless, thick substance)
  2. (in the definite singular or plural) multitude, crowd, mob (an anonymous group of people)
    Synonyms: folkemasse, hob
  3. (determiner, in the indefinite singular or plural) many, loads, a lot, lots (in the singular with the other noun as an apposition, in the plural with the preposition af)
    Der var en masse mennesker på gaden.
    There were lots people in the streets.
    Jeg har masser af ideer.
    I have many ideas.
  4. (physics) mass (quantity of matter in a body)

InflectionEdit

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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)
Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Romanian: masă

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

masse

  1. inflection of masser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

Etymology 3Edit

From Old French mace, from Vulgar Latin *mattia, *mattea (compare Occitan massa, Catalan maça, Italian mazza, Spanish maza, Portuguese maça), probably derived from Latin mateola (hoe).

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

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

Alternative formsEdit

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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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

masse

  1. Alternative form of messe

Etymology 3Edit

AdjectiveEdit

masse

  1. Alternative form of massy (massy)

Etymology 4Edit

NounEdit

masse

  1. Alternative form of mace (mace)

Etymology 5Edit

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)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.