ansa

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See also: ANSA and anså

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin ansa ‎(handle).

Noun[edit]

ansa ‎(plural ansae)

  1. (astronomy) the most protruding part of planetary rings as seen from distance

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Finnish[edit]

(index an)

Etymology[edit]

From a Baltic language. Compare to Old Prussian ansis (“hook, latch”) and Latvian osa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ansa

  1. A trap
  2. A booby trap

Declension[edit]

Inflection of ansa (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative ansa ansat
genitive ansan ansojen
partitive ansaa ansoja
illative ansaan ansoihin
singular plural
nominative ansa ansat
accusative nom. ansa ansat
gen. ansan
genitive ansan ansojen
ansainrare
partitive ansaa ansoja
inessive ansassa ansoissa
elative ansasta ansoista
illative ansaan ansoihin
adessive ansalla ansoilla
ablative ansalta ansoilta
allative ansalle ansoille
essive ansana ansoina
translative ansaksi ansoiksi
instructive ansoin
abessive ansatta ansoitta
comitative ansoineen

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

ansa

  1. third-person singular past historic of anser

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Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay angsa, from Sanskrit हंस ‎(haṃsá), from Proto-Indo-Iranian, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰans-.

Noun[edit]

ansa

  1. goose (a grazing waterfowl of the family Anatidae)

Icelandic[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Once written as anza, but then changed into ansa when the letter 'z' was eliminated from Icelandic. From anz ‎(answer) and -a ‎(turns nouns into verbs). Literally meaning "to answer".

Verb[edit]

ansa ‎(weak verb, third-person singular past indicative ansaði, supine ansað)

  1. to answer, to reply syn.

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This verb needs an inflection-table template.

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Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ansa m ‎(genitive singular ansa, nominative plural ansaí)

  1. (astronomy) ansa

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
ansa n-ansa hansa t-ansa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Directly from Latin ansa.

Noun[edit]

ansa f ‎(plural anse)

  1. handle
  2. curve or bend (in a river)
  3. loop, coil

Verb[edit]

ansa

  1. third-person singular present indicative of ansare
  2. second-person singular imperative of ansare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂emseh₂ ‎(handle)[1], from *h₂em- ‎(to grasp). See also amplus.

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Noun[edit]

ānsa f ‎(genitive ānsae); first declension

  1. handle
  2. tiller (handle of the rudder)

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative ānsa ānsae
genitive ānsae ānsārum
dative ānsae ānsīs
accusative ānsam ānsās
ablative ānsā ānsīs
vocative ānsa ānsae

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References[edit]

  • ansa in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ansa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • ANSA in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • ansa in Félix Gaffiot (1934), Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Paris: Hachette.
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to give occasion for blame; to challenge criticism: ansas dare ad reprehendum, reprehensionis
    • to contain, afford matter for criticism: ansam habere reprehensionis
  • ansa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press
  • Julius Pokorny (1959), Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, in 3 vols, Bern, München: Francke Verlag
  1. ^ Mallory, Adams, Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, p.255

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • anse (e infinitive)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ansa, anza.

Verb[edit]

ansa ‎(present tense ansar, past tense ansa, past participle ansa, passive infinitive ansast, present participle ansande, imperative ansa/ans)

  1. notice, pay attention to
    Eg ansa deg ikkje.
    I didn't notice you.

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Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

ansa ‎(present ansar, preterite ansade, supine ansat, imperative ansa)

  1. to prune (to trim a tree or shrub)

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