messen

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messen

  1. Plural form of mes

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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German mezzen, from Proto-Germanic *metaną.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɛsn̩/, /ˈmɛsən/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

messen (class 5 strong, third-person singular simple present misst, past tense maß, past participle gemessen, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to measure (something)
  2. (reflexive) to compete
    sich mit jemandem messen — “to compete with someone”
  3. (intransitive) to measure; to be a given size, height, width, length, etc.
    Der Tisch misst 160 Zentimeter. — “The table measures 160 centimeters.”

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