ese

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See also: Ese, ESE, Eşe, ése, -ese, esė, and êse

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Mexican Spanish ése (dude).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ese (plural eses)

  1. (US) dude, man. (Usually used vocatively).

Etymology 2[edit]

Cf. ease.

Noun[edit]

ese (plural eses)

  1. (obsolete) Ease; pleasure.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for ese in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913)

Anagrams[edit]


Basque[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /es̺e/, [e̞.s̺e̞]

Noun[edit]

ese inan

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.

Declension[edit]

Declension of ese (inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive ese esea eseak
ergative esek eseak eseek
dative eseri eseari eseei
genitive eseren esearen eseen
comitative eserekin esearekin eseekin
causative eserengatik esearengatik eseengatik
benefactive eserentzat esearentzat eseentzat
instrumental esez eseaz eseez
inessive esetan esean eseetan
locative esetako eseko eseetako
allative esetara esera eseetara
terminative esetaraino eseraino eseetaraino
directive esetarantz eserantz eseetarantz
destinative esetarako eserako eseetarako
ablative esetatik esetik eseetatik
partitive eserik
prolative esetzat

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Chuukese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

e- +‎ -se

Pronoun[edit]

ese

  1. he, she, it does not

Adjective[edit]

ese

  1. he, she, it is not
  2. he, she, it was not

Related terms[edit]

Present and past tense Negative tense Future Negative future Distant future Negative determinate
Singular First person ua use upwe usap upwap ute
Second person ka, ke kose, kese kopwe, kepwe kosap, kesap kopwap, kepwap kote, kete
Third person a ese epwe esap epwap ete
Plural First person aua (exclusive)
sia (inclusive)
ause (exclusive)
sise (inclusive)
aupwe (exclusive)
sipwe (inclusive)
ausap (exclusive)
sisap (inclusive)
aupwap (exclusive)
sipwap (inclusive)
aute (exclusive)
site (inclusive)
Second person oua ouse oupwe ousap oupwap oute
Third person ra, re rese repwe resap repwap rete



Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Allegedly coined ex nihilo by Johannes Aavik in the 20th century, but compare Finnish esine.

Noun[edit]

ese (genitive eseme, partitive eset)

  1. object, thing, item

Declension[edit]

See also[edit]


Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese [Term?], from Latin [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

ese m (feminine singular esa, masculine plural eses, feminine plural esas, neuter iso)

  1. that

Further reading[edit]


Karitiâna[edit]

Noun[edit]

ese

  1. water

References[edit]


Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

ēse

  1. vocative masculine singular of ēsus

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Old French aise, eise.

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

ese

  1. Physical comfort, or that which is conducive thereto.
  2. Material prosperity; profit.
  3. Good health.
  4. Spiritual comfort; equanimity, tranquility.
  5. Enjoyment, pleasure, delight.
  6. Ease, facility.
  7. The opportunity by which something is possible; means, ability.
    • c. 1225, “Feorðe dale: fondunges”, in Ancrene Ƿiſſe (MS. Corpus Christi 402)‎[1], Herefordshire, published c. 1235, folio 78, verso; republished at Cambridge: Parker Library on the Web, January 2018:
      [] hƿen þe delit i þe luſt iſ igan ſe ouerforð · þet ter nere nan ƿiðſeggunge ȝef þer ƿere eiſe to fulle þe dede ·
      [] when the delight taken in the craving has gone so far that there will be no denying it if there's any way whatsoever to do it.
  8. The mitigation or alleviation of discomfort, burden or suffering.
  9. (law) The right to utilize the property of a neighbour for certain ends; easement.
Synonyms[edit]
Descendants[edit]
  • English: ease

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ese

  1. Alternative form of eise

Northern Paiute[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ese

  1. light brown-gray

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Germanic, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *yes- (to well, seethe, foam, ferment). Compare Icelandic æsa, from Proto-Germanic *jōsijaną.

Verb[edit]

ese (present tense esar, past tense esa, past participle esa, passive infinitive esast, present participle esande, imperative ese/es)

  1. (intransitive) to swell, seethe, ferment
  2. (intransitive, by extension) to grow larger
  3. (impersonal) to devolve, be stirred, riled up
    Synonym: ulme

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]


Pohnpeian[edit]

Verb[edit]

ese

  1. (transitive) to know

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈese/ [ˈe.se]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ese
  • Hyphenation: e‧se

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ese f (plural eses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin ipse.

Determiner[edit]

ese m sg (plural esos, feminine esa, feminine plural esas)

  1. (demonstrative) that
    Synonym: (poetic or archaic) aquese

Interjection[edit]

ese

  1. (Mexico, informal) hello

Pronoun[edit]

ese m (feminine esa, neuter eso, masculine plural esos, feminine plural esas, neuter plural esos)

  1. (demonstrative) Alternative spelling of ése
Usage notes[edit]
  • The unaccented form can function as a pronoun if it can be unambiguously deduced as such from context.

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Yoruba[edit]

Esé

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ē.sé/

Noun[edit]

esé

  1. (rare) hippopotamus
    Synonym: erinmi

Etymology 2[edit]

Èse ọ̀sìn

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /è.sē/

Noun[edit]

èse

  1. (rare) cat
    Synonyms: ológbò, ológìní, músù
    irọ́ ni, ẹ̀yìn èse kì í kanlẹ̀It is impossible, a cat can never land on its back

Etymology 3[edit]

From è- (nominalizing prefix) +‎ (To dye, to paint).

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /è.sè/

Noun[edit]

èsè

  1. purple dye, purple paint
    ó sè é ní èsèShe dyed it purple
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /è.sè/

Noun[edit]

èsè

  1. provision

Etymology 5[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /ē.sè/

Noun[edit]

esè

  1. shea butter
    Synonym: òrí

Etymology 6[edit]

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Èsè rèé nọ́bù

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /è.sè/

Noun[edit]

èsè

  1. (Ijebu) yellow yam, dioscorea cayenensis
    Synonym: àgọ́ndọ̀n-ọ́n (Ijebu)

Etymology 7[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

IPA(key): /è.sè/

Noun[edit]

èsè

  1. (Ijebu) yellow