See also: Nessa

Cornish

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Cornish ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : dew
    Ordinal : nessa

Etymology

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From Proto-Brythonic *nesaβ̃ (nearest), from Proto-Celtic *nessamos, superlative of *nessos.

Adjective

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nessa (abbreviated 2a)

  1. second
  2. next

Ligurian

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Etymology

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From Late Latin neptia, from Latin neptis.

Noun

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nessa

  1. niece

Maltese

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Root
n-s-j
11 terms

Etymology

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From Arabic نَسَّى (nassā).

Pronunciation

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Verb

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nessa (imperfect jnessi, past participle mnessi, active participle nessej, verbal noun tinsija)

  1. (ditransitive) to make (someone) forget (something)
    Dan il-film inessini kull inkwiet li għandi.This film makes me forget all my worries.

Conjugation

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    Conjugation of nessa
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m nessejt nessejt nessa nessejna nessejtu nessew
f nessiet
imperfect m nnessi tnessi jnessi nnessu tnessu jnessu
f tnessi
imperative nessi nessu

Old Irish

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From Proto-Celtic *nessos +‎ -a (comparative suffix)

Pronunciation

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Adjective

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nessa

  1. nearer, closer

Descendants

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  • Irish: neasa
  • Manx: niessey

Mutation

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Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
nessa
also nnessa after a proclitic
nessa
pronounced with /n(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading

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Portuguese

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Pronunciation

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  • Hyphenation: nes‧sa
  • Rhymes: -ɛsɐ

Contraction

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nessa f sg

  1. Contraction of em essa (in that (near you, feminine)): feminine singular of nesse

Quotations

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For quotations using this term, see Citations:nesse.

See also

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Portuguese demonstratives (edit)
Pronouns Adverbs
Singular Plural Neuter
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Proximal X este esta estes estas isto aqui,
de + X deste desta destes destas disto daqui
em + X neste nesta nestes nestas nisto
Medial X esse essa esses essas isso
de + X desse dessa desses dessas disso daí
em + X nesse nessa nesses nessas nisso
Distal X aquele aquela aqueles aquelas aquilo ali, , acolá
de + X daquele daquela daqueles daquelas daquilo dali
em + X naquele naquela naqueles naquelas naquilo
a + X àquele àquela àqueles àquelas àquilo
Anaphoric X o a os as
de + X do da dos das
em + X no na nos nas
a + X ao à aos às