See also: Mees and meés

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch mees.

NounEdit

mees (plural mese)

  1. tit, chickadee

DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch mese, from Old Dutch *mēsa, from Proto-Germanic *maisǭ (chickadee, titmouse).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /meːs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mees
  • Rhymes: -eːs

NounEdit

mees f (plural mezen, diminutive meesje n)

  1. tit, bird of the family Paridae

Related termsEdit


EstonianEdit

 
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Mees

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeːs/
  • Hyphenation: mees

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Finnic *mees. Possibly derived from Proto-Germanic *mēgaz, compare Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌲𐍃 (mēgs), Old English mǣġ and Old Norse mágr.

Cognate with Finnish mies, Votic meez, Ingrian meez, Livvi mies, Ludian miez, Livonian mīez and Veps mez'.

NounEdit

mees (genitive mehe, partitive meest)

  1. man
    1. An adult male human.
      Kui palju on teie kolleegide hulgas mehi?
      How many of your colleagues are men?
    2. (without reference to gender) human, person
      Tegin ausa mehe näo pähe.
      I put on the face of an honest person.
  2. husband
    1. A woman's spouse, consort or sexual partner.
      Tema endine mees on ohvitser.
      Her ex-husband/boyfriend is now a military officer.
  3. (informal) Expressing a wish or gratitude (often in the translative case).
    Aita natuke, ole meheks!
    C'mon, help me out a bit!
    (literally, “Help me out a bit, be a man!”)
    Ole meheks aitamast!
    Thanks for helping!
    (literally, “Be a man for helping me!”)

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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

mees

  1. inessive singular of mesi

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IngrianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mees (genitive meehen, partitive meest)

  1. Alternative form of meez
    • 1936, V. I. Junus, Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 70:
      Mees oli viijenkymmenän voovven ikkäin.
      The man was fifty years old.
    • 1937, D. I. Efimov, Lukukirja: Inkeroisia alkuşkouluja vart (toin osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 28:
      A teen äärees istuu mees adran pääl.
      And next to it a man sits on the hood of a plough.

ReferencesEdit

  • O. I. Konkova; N. A. Dyachinkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[2], →ISBN, page 80

LatinEdit

VerbEdit

meēs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of meō

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

mees

  1. Informal second-person singular () negative imperative form of mear.
  2. Informal second-person singular () present subjunctive form of mear.