Base

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See also: base, basé, Báse, and BASE

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From base ‎(short).

Proper noun[edit]

Base

  1. A surname​.

German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German base, from Old High German basa, from Proto-Germanic *baswǭ ‎(father's sister; paternal aunt). Compare Saterland Frisian Bääsje ‎(grandmother), Dutch baas ‎(master; boss). More at boss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Base f ‎(genitive Base, plural Basen)

  1. (archaic) A female cousin.
  2. A chemical compound that will neutralize an acid; base.

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