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meas

  1. (knitting) Abbreviation of measures.
    • 1998, Kristin Nicholas, Knitting the New Classics (page 106)
      When piece meas 2½" (6.5 cm) on RS, knit until 3 sts rem, k2tog, k1.

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IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish mess, from Proto-Celtic *messus, from Proto-Indo-European *med-. Akin to meá.

NounEdit

meas m (genitive singular measa, nominative plural measanna)

  1. verbal noun of meas
  2. an opinion
  3. an evaluation, judgment, guess, estimate
  4. esteem, admiration, respect
    meas agam uirthi.I have respect for her.
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VerbEdit

meas (present analytic measann, future analytic measfaidh, verbal noun meas, past participle measta) (transitive, intransitive)

  1. evaluate, consider, judge
  2. estimate, guess, anticipate
  3. esteem, admire
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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish mess (tree-fruit), from Proto-Celtic *messus (Welsh mes (acorns), from Proto-Indo-European *meh₂d-. Cognate with Old English mete (English meat); Latin madeō (I am wet), Ancient Greek μαστός (mastós, breast).

NounEdit

meas m (genitive singular measa, nominative plural measa)

  1. fruit
    Synonym: toradh
  2. a nut
  3. produce
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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
meas mheas not applicable
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

meās

  1. feminine accusative plural of meus

VerbEdit

meās

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of meō

Scottish GaelicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish mess, from Proto-Celtic *messus, from Proto-Indo-European *med-.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

meas m (genitive singular measa, plural measan)

  1. respect
    Tha meas againn air Seumas.We respect James.
  2. fruit
    Dè am meas as fheàrr leat?What fruit so you prefer?
    Is grinn am meas an t-Samhraidh.Sweet is the fruit of Summer.

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VerbEdit

meas (past mheas, future measaidh, verbal noun measadh, past participle measte)

  1. think, reckon, consider
  2. respect, esteem
  3. evaluate, assess

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Scottish Gaelic mutation
Radical Lenition
meas mheas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

meas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of mear.