See also: Mestre and mèstre

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan maestre, from Latin magister, magistrum.

NounEdit

mestre m (plural mestres, feminine mestra)

  1. master
  2. teacher
    Synonym: professor

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DanishEdit

NounEdit

mestre c

  1. indefinite plural of mester

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French mestre.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mestre m (plural mestres)

  1. Archaic spelling of maître.
  2. (nautical) A ship's mainmast with lateens as opposed to the mizzenmast.

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

mestre m

  1. indefinite plural of mester

Etymology 2Edit

From the noun mester

VerbEdit

mestre (imperative mestr or mestre, present tense mestrer, passive mestres, simple past and past participle mestra or mestret, present participle mestrende)

  1. to master (something)

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin magister, magistrum.

NounEdit

mestre m (oblique plural mestres, nominative singular mestre, nominative plural mestre)

  1. Alternative form of maistre

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese meestre, from earlier maestre, via Old Occitan maestre or Old French maistre, from Latin magister, magistrum. Doublet of maestro, magíster, and máster. Cognate with Galician mestre.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mestre m (plural mestres, feminine mestra, feminine plural mestras)

  1. master

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