EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Aphetic form of assess.

VerbEdit

sess (third-person singular simple present sesses, present participle sessing, simple past and past participle sessed)

  1. (obsolete, transitive) To lay a tax upon; to assess.

NounEdit

sess (plural sesses)

  1. (obsolete) A tax; an assessment.

ReferencesEdit


German Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German ses, from Old Saxon sehs. Compare German sechs, Dutch zes.

NumeralEdit

sess

  1. (Low Prussian) six (6)

See alsoEdit


IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sess, from Proto-Germanic *sessaz (seat). Cognate with Old English sess (seat).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sess m (genitive singular sess, nominative plural sessar)

  1. place to sit, seat
    Synonym: sæti

DeclensionEdit


MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian sesso.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sess m (plural sessi)

  1. gender
  2. sex (sexual intercourse)

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sess, from Proto-Germanic *sessaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sedstós. Related to sitte.

NounEdit

sess m (definite singular sessen, indefinite plural sesser, definite plural sessene)

  1. seat
  2. rear, back, end

Derived termsEdit

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse sess, from Proto-Germanic *sessaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sedstós. Related to sitja.

NounEdit

sess m (definite singular sessen, indefinite plural sessar, definite plural sessane)

  1. seat
  2. milking stool
  3. rear, back, end

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Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *sessaz, from Proto-Indo-European *sedstós.

NounEdit

sess m (genitive sess, plural sessar)

  1. seat

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: sess
  • Faroese: sessur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: sess
  • Norwegian Bokmål: sess

ReferencesEdit

  • sess in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press