See also: Vase, vaše, VASE, and ваше

EnglishEdit

 
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A Chinese vase.

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Middle French vase, from Latin vas.

PronunciationEdit

Usage notesEdit

There is some tendency in American English to use the pronunciation /vɑz/ for more expensive and/or elegant items, and /veɪs/ for more everyday ones.

NounEdit

vase (plural vases)

  1. An upright open container used mainly for displaying fresh, dried, or artificial flowers.
  2. (architecture) The body of the Corinthian capital.

TranslationsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Krapp, George Philip (1925) The English Language in America[1], volume II, New York: Century Co. for the Modern Language Association of America, OCLC 2223337, page 49.

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DanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French vase, from Latin vās (vessel).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vaːsə/, [ˈvæːsə]

NounEdit

vase c (singular definite vasen, plural indefinite vaser)

  1. vase

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle French, from Middle Dutch wase (mud, silt, wet ground, clod of dirt, grass), from *Old Dutch waso, from Proto-Germanic *wasô (moisture, ground), from Proto-Indo-European *wes- (moist, wet). More at ouze.

NounEdit

vase f (plural vases)

  1. silt, mud
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old French, borrowed from Latin vas, vasis.

NounEdit

vase m (plural vases)

  1. vase
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit

All are borrowed.

  • Danish: vase
  • German: Vase (see there for further descendants)
  • Hungarian: váza
  • Hunsrik: Vaas
  • Luxembourgish: Vas
  • Norwegian: vase
  • Romanian: vază
  • Russian: ваза (vaza) (see there for further descendants)
  • Swedish: vas

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LatinEdit

NounEdit

vāse

  1. ablative singular of vās

NormanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vās (vessel).

NounEdit

vase m (plural vases)

  1. (Jersey) vase

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vas, via French vase and German Vase.

NounEdit

vase m (definite singular vasen, indefinite plural vaser, definite plural vasene)

  1. a vase

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin vas, via French vase and German Vase.

NounEdit

vase m (definite singular vasen, indefinite plural vasar, definite plural vasane)

  1. a vase

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PaliEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

vase

  1. vocative singular of vasā (grease)

VerbEdit

vase

  1. imperative active second-person singular of vasati (to dwell)
  2. imperative active second-person singular of vasati (to clothe)

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

vase c

  1. sheaf, nowadays mostly as a heraldic symbol. Used in the coat of arms of the House of Vasa ruling Sweden 1523–1654
  2. (Gothenburg dialect) small boy

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