maise

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Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish maisse (goodliness, comeliness, fineness), from mass (fine, handsome, goodly).

Noun[edit]

maise f (genitive maise)

  1. adornment, beauty
  2. becomingness, comeliness
  3. becoming state or act
  4. grace
  5. ornament
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

maise f

  1. genitive singular of mais

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
maise mhaise unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish maisse (goodliness, comeliness, fineness), from mass (fine, handsome, goodly) (cognate to English measure, meet, mete, German mässig (moderate)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

maise f

  1. beauty, grace, elegance, charm

Derived terms[edit]