anse

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɑ̃s/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin ansa.

Noun[edit]

anse f (plural anses)

  1. (geometry) An arc segment, from which an object is suspended
  2. A handle, part of an object to be hand-held when used or moved
  3. A small bay (body of water)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from German Hansa.

Noun[edit]

anse f (plural anses)

  1. A hansa, system of collaborating port-states
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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

anse f

  1. plural of ansa

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

an- +‎ se; from German ansehen

Verb[edit]

anse (imperative anse, present tense anser, passive anses or ansees, simple past anså, past participle ansett, present participle anseende)

  1. to consider, regard

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Old Irish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From an- (un-) +‎ asse (easy), or directly from Proto-Celtic *an-sādo-syos (compare Middle Welsh anhawð, modern Welsh anodd (difficult, troublesome).[1]

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Adjective[edit]

anse (comparative ansu, superlative ansam)

  1. difficult, impossible
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 5b28
      is inse ṅduit; ní tú nod·n-ail, acht is hé not·ail.
      it is impossible for you sg; it is not you that nourish it, but it that nourishes you

Declension[edit]

io/iā-stem
Singular Masculine Feminine Neuter
Nominative anse anse anse
Vocative ansi
Accusative anse ansi
Genitive ansi anse ansi
Dative ansiu ansi ansiu
Plural Masculine Feminine/neuter
Nominative ansi ansi
Vocative ansi
ansiu*
Accusative ansi
ansiu*
Genitive anse
Dative ansib
Notes * when substantivized

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
anse unchanged n-anse
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • 1 ansae” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009), “*sādo-”, in Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 318

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish anse, from Middle Low German ansen. Equivalent to an- +‎ se.

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Verb[edit]

anse

  1. to be of an opinion, feel, think, believe
    Sven anser att Beatles var riktigt bra.
    Sven thinks that the Beatles were really good.

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