مس

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Arabic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the root م س س(m-s-s).

Verb[edit]

مَسَّ (massa) I, non-past يَمَسُّ‎‎ (yamassu)

  1. (transitive) to feel, to touch
  2. (transitive) to handle, to palpate
  3. (transitive) to violate (something sacred)
  4. (transitive) to infringe upon
  5. (transitive, euphemistic) to cohabit with
    • 609–632 C.E., Qur'an, 19:20:
      أَنَّى يَكُونُ لِي غُلَامٌ وَلَمْ يَمْسَسْنِي بَشَرٌ وَلَمْ أَكُ بَغِيًّا
      ʾannā yakūnu lī ḡulāmun walam yamsasnī bašarun walam ʾaku baḡiyyan
      How can I have a boy while no man has touched me and I have not been unchaste?
  6. (transitive) to befall, to hit

Conjugation[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Maltese: mess
  • French: masser

Noun[edit]

مَسّ (massm

  1. verbal noun of مَسَّ (massa) (form I)
  2. touching, touch
  3. contact
  4. misfortune, calamity
  5. attack, fit, frenzy
  6. insanity, madness

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Dozy, Reinhart Pieter Anne (1881) , “مس”, in Supplément aux dictionnaires arabes (in French), volume 2, Leiden: E. J. Brill, pages 588
  • Freytag, Georg (1837) , “مس”, in Lexicon arabico-latinum praesertim ex Djeuharii Firuzabadiique et aliorum Arabum operibus adhibitis Golii quoque et aliorum libris confectum (in Latin), volume 4, Halle: C. A. Schwetschke, page 176
  • Wehr, Hans (1979) , “مس”, in J. Milton Cowan, editor, A Dictionary of Modern Written Arabic, 4th edition, Ithaca, NY: Spoken Language Services, →ISBN, page 1063

Malay[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Shortened form of امس(emas), from Sanskrit.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

مس (Rumi spelling mas‎)

  1. Alternative form of امس

Persian[edit]

Persian Wikipedia has an article on:
مس
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Noun[edit]

Dari Persian مس
Iranian Persian
Tajik мис (mis)

مس (mes)

  1. copper