terrasse

See also: Terrasse and terrassé

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French terrasse (terrace). Doublet of terrace.

NounEdit

terrasse (plural terrasses)

  1. (Quebec English) terrace, patio
  2. (heraldry) A representation of the ground or a terrace, serving as the base for another object.

VerbEdit

terrasse (third-person singular simple present terrasses, present participle terrassing, simple past and past participle terrassed)

  1. To terrace; to supply with a terrace or cut into terraces.
    • 1785, Hardouin de Péréfixe de Beaumont, The Life of Henry the Fourth of France, page 144:
      However, to bring the heads of the league the sooner to a capitulation, it was resolved upon in his council, to attack all the suburbs at once, which he executed on the night of the twenty seventh of July , with great success , having carried them in less than an hour , and bloated up all the doors , before which his men erected their lodgings , after terrassing the houses that were next the ditch.
    • 1985, Lemche, Early Israel, →ISBN, page 19:
      Gottwald lists three elements which may have made it possible for an Israelite tribal society to emerge in the Palestinian mountainous areas around 1200: the introduction of iron tools; the new technique of lining cisterns; and the new method of cultivation, which entailed terrassing the mountain slopes in order to control the use of the available rainfall.

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French terrasse (terrace).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tarasə/, [tˢaˈʁɑsə]

NounEdit

terrasse c (singular definite terrassen, plural indefinite terrasser)

  1. terrace (platform that extends outwards from a building)
  2. (heraldry) compartment

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FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From terre, probably influenced by Old Occitan terrassa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tɛ.ʁas/, /te.ʁas/
  • (file)

NounEdit

terrasse f (plural terrasses)

  1. terrace

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: terrasse
  • German: Terrasse
  • Romanian: terasă
  • Turkish: teras

VerbEdit

terrasse

  1. first-person singular imperfect subjunctive of terrer

VerbEdit

terrasse

  1. inflection of terrasser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

 
Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin terra, via Old Occitan terrassa and French terrasse.

NounEdit

terrasse m (definite singular terrassen, indefinite plural terrasser, definite plural terrassene)

  1. terrace

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

 
Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

EtymologyEdit

From Latin terra, via Old Occitan terrassa and French terrasse.

NounEdit

terrasse m (definite singular terrassen, indefinite plural terrassar, definite plural terrassane)

  1. terrace

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