ansa

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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)

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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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 *h₂ensehᵃ- ‎(handle)[1], from *h₂em- ‎(to grasp). See also amplus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Mallory, Adams, Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, p.255
  • 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
  • ansa” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879.

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 infinitve 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

  1. prune (trim a tree or shrub)

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