See also: Mesa and mésá

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

First attested 1759, from Spanish mesa (table), from Latin mēnsa.

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NounEdit

mesa

  1. Flat area of land or plateau higher than other land, with one or more clifflike edges
    " A few more miles of hot sand and gravel and red stone brought us around a low mesa to the Little Colorado."

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AsturianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mesa f (plural meses)

  1. table

ChamicuroEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mesa.

NounEdit

mesa

  1. table

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mēnsa.

NounEdit

mesa f (plural mesas)

  1. table
  2. all items set on a table for a meal
  3. board; directors of an organization

GothicEdit

RomanizationEdit

mēsa

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌴𐍃𐌰

PortugueseEdit

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mesa

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mesa (table), from Latin mēnsa (table). Cognate with Galician mesa, Spanish mesa, French moise, Italian mensa and Romanian masă.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mesa f (plural mesas)

  1. table (item of furniture)
    José, põe a mesa, por favor.
    José, please set the table.
  2. meal, food
    Portugal tem boa mesa e bom vinho.
    Portugal has good food and good wine.
  3. (geography) mesa
  4. board (a committee)

DescendantsEdit

  • Malayalam: മേശ (meśa)
  • Sinhalese: මේසය (mēsaya)
  • Swahili: meza
  • Tamil: மேசை (mēcai)

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mēnsa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mesa f (plural mesas)

  1. table
  2. mesa

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TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish mesa (table).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mesa

  1. table

SynonymsEdit

  • la mesa: often used interchangeably with mesa
Last modified on 11 March 2014, at 13:22