ansa

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ansa (handle).

Noun[edit]

ansa (plural ansae)

  1. (astronomy) the most protruding part of planetary rings as seen from distance

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Finnish[edit]

(index an)

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Noun[edit]

ansa

  1. A trap
  2. A booby trap

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ansa

  1. third-person singular past historic of anser

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Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay angsa, from Sanskrit हंस (haṃsá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰans-.

Noun[edit]

ansa

  1. goose (a grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae)

Icelandic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Once written as anza, but then changed into ansa when the letter 'z' was eliminated from Icelandic. From anz (answer) and -a (turns nouns into verbs). Literally meaning "to answer".

Verb[edit]

ansa (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative ansaði, supine ansað)

  1. to answer, to reply syn.

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ansa m

  1. (astronomy) ansa

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ansa n-ansa hansa t-ansa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Directly from Latin ansa.

Noun[edit]

ansa f (plural anse)

  1. handle
  2. curve or bend (in a river)
  3. loop, coil

Verb[edit]

ansa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ansare
  2. second-person singular imperative of ansare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ensehᵃ- (handle).[1]

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Noun[edit]

ansa f (genitive ansae); first declension

  1. handle
  2. tiller (handle of the rudder)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative ansa ansae
genitive ansae ansārum
dative ansae ansīs
accusative ansam ansās
ablative ansā ansīs
vocative ansa ansae

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • ansa in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mallory, Adams, Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, p.255

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • anse (e infinitive)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ansa, anza.

Verb[edit]

ansa (present tense ansar, past tense ansa, past participle ansa, passive infinitve ansast, present participle ansande, imperative ansa/ans)

  1. notice, pay attention to
    Eg ansa deg ikkje.
    I didn't notice you.

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ansa

  1. prune (trim a tree or shrub)

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