meas

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English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

meas

  1. (knitting) measures
    • 1998, Kristin Nicholas, Knitting the New Classics (page 106)
      When piece meas 2½" (6.5 cm) on RS, knit until 3 sts rem, k2tog, k1.

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish mess, from Proto-Celtic *medsu-, from Proto-Indo-European *med-. Akin to meá.

Noun[edit]

meas m (genitive measa, nominative plural measanna)

  1. Verbal noun of meas.
  2. An opinion
  3. An evaluation, judgment, guess, estimate
  4. esteem, admiration
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Verb[edit]

meas (present analytic measann, future analytic measfaidh, verbal noun meas, past participle measta)

  1. to evaluate, consider, judge
  2. to estimate, guess, anticipate
  3. to esteem, admire
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish mess, from Proto-Celtic *medsu-, from Proto-Indo-European *mad-. Cognate with Old English mete (English meat); Latin madeō (I am wet), Greek μαστός (mastós, breast).

Noun[edit]

meas m (genitive measa, nominative plural measa)

  1. fruit
  2. a nut
  3. produce
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Mutation[edit]

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

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

meās

  1. feminine accusative plural of meus

Verb[edit]

meās

  1. second-person singular present active indicative of meō

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Noun[edit]

meas m (genitive measa, plural measan)

  1. respect
    tha meas againn air Seumas - we respect James
  2. fruit
    Dè am meas as fheàrr leat? - What fruit so you prefer?
    Is grinn am meas an t-Samhraidh. - Sweet is the fruit of Summer.

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Verb[edit]

meas (verbal noun measadh)

  1. think, reckon, consider
  2. respect, esteem
  3. evaluate, assess

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Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

meas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of mear.