See also: Nass, nāss, naß, and Naß

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German naz, from Old High German naz, from Proto-Germanic *nataz (wet), from Proto-Indo-European *ned- (to be wet). Cognate with Dutch nat (wet), Ancient Greek νοτέω (notéō, to be wet), νότος (nótos, the south wind).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /nas/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -as

AdjectiveEdit

nass (strong nominative masculine singular nasser, comparative nasser or nässer, superlative am nassesten or am nässesten)

  1. wet (soaked with liquid)
    Zieh die nassen Schuhe aus, du machst ja den ganzen Boden nass.
    Put off your wet shoes, you’re getting the whole floor wet.
  2. (vulgar slang) wet, moist (sexually aroused, of a woman)
    Synonyms: (more usual) feucht, (formal) erregt
    Ich bin schon ganz nass.I am so wet already.

DeclensionEdit

AntonymsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • nass” in Duden online
  • nass” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *nataz (wet), from Proto-Indo-European *ned- (to be wet).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

nass (comparative nasser, superlative nassest)

  1. wet
    Du bist ganz nass!
    You are very wet!
    Du mol die nasse Hosse aus!
    Take off those wet pants!

DeclensionEdit

Declension of nass
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative nass nass nass nasse
accusative nasse nass nass nasse
dative nasse nasse nasse nasse
Strong inflection nominative nasser nasse nasses nasse
accusative nasse nasse nasses nasse
dative nassem nasser nassem nasse

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LombardEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Italian nascere, from Latin nasci.

VerbEdit

nass

  1. to be born