ess

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See also: ESS, -ess, and ess-

English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Compounds are normally spelled es: es-hook, es-link.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess (plural esses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.
  2. Something shaped like the letter S.

See also[edit]

Translations[edit]

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Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

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

Faroese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.
Declension[edit]
n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ess essið ess essini
Accusative ess essið ess essini
Dative essi essinum essum essunum
Genitive ess essins essa essanna

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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. (card games) ace
Declension[edit]
n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ess essið ess essini
Accusative ess essið ess essini
Dative essi essinum essum essunum
Genitive ess essins essa essanna

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess n (genitive singular ess, plural ess)

  1. (music) E-flat
Declension[edit]
n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ess essið ess essini
Accusative ess essið ess essini
Dative essi essinum essum essunum
Genitive ess essins essa essanna

German[edit]

Verb[edit]

ess

  1. (colloquial) First-person singular present of essen.
  2. (colloquial) Imperative singular of essen.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess n (genitive singular ess, nominative plural ess)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.
  2. (music) bocal (on a bassoon)
  3. (poetic) horse

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Spar ess (ace of spades)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin as, via Middle Low German es

Noun[edit]

ess n (definite singular esset, indefinite plural ess, definite plural essa or essene)

  1. an ace (playing card; or someone very proficient)

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin as, via Middle Low German es

Noun[edit]

ess n (definite singular esset, indefinite plural ess, definite plural essa)
ess m (definite singular essen, indefinite plural essar, definite plural essane)

  1. an ace (as above)

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Old Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess ?

  1. Alternative form of es (cataract, rapid)
  2. Alternative form of es (vessel)
  3. Alternative form of es (death)
  4. Alternative form of es (ox)

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Homophone: S

Alternative forms[edit]

  • äss (meanings 1 and 2 below)

Noun[edit]

ess n

  1. ace; a card with one mark
  2. ace; someone very proficient
  3. (music) E-flat

Declension[edit]

Declension of ess 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative ess esset ess essen
Genitive ess essets ess essens

Võro[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

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

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Yola[edit]

Noun[edit]

ess

  1. ass (donkey)

References[edit]

  • J. Poole W. Barnes, A Glossary, with Some Pieces of Verse, of the Old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy (1867)