Base

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See also: base, BASE, basé, and Báse

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From base (short).

Proper noun[edit]

Base

  1. A surname, from nicknames​.

Anagrams[edit]


German[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbaːzə/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːzə

Etymology 1[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.

Noun[edit]

Base f (genitive Base, plural Basen)

  1. (archaic) A female cousin.
    Synonym: Cousine, Kusine
  2. (obsolete) paternal aunt
    Synonym: Vaterschwester
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

19th c., backformation from Basen, plural of Basis, from Latin basis, from Ancient Greek βάσις (básis).

Noun[edit]

Base f (genitive Base, plural Basen)

  1. (chemistry) base (compound that will neutralize an acid)
Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Base” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Base” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ˈbase/

Proper noun[edit]

Base

  1. A surname​.

Statistics[edit]

According to data collected by Forebears in 2014, Base is the 2,903rd most common surname in the Philippines, occurring in 4,318 individuals.