ess

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English[edit]

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Compounds are normally spelled es: es-hook, es-link.

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Noun[edit]

ess (plural esses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.
  2. Something shaped like the letter S.

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess n (genitive singular ess, nominative plural ess)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.
  2. (music) bocal (on a bassoon)
  3. horse (poetic)

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess n (definite singular esset, indefinite plural ess, definite plural essa or essene)

  1. ace (card; someone very proficient)

Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess

  1. Alternative form of es (cataract, rapid).
  2. Alternative form of es (vessel).
  3. Alternative form of es (death).
  4. Alternative form of es (ox).

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • äss (meanings 1 and 2 below)

Noun[edit]

ess n

  1. ace; a card with one mark
  2. ace; someone very proficient
  3. (music) E-flat

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