glas

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Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *glas, from Proto-Celtic *glastos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [ɡlaːz]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [ɡlæːz]

Adjective[edit]

glas

  1. blue
  2. green (of living things)
  3. grey

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]


Dalmatian[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas

  1. Alternative form of glaz

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German glas.

Noun[edit]

glas n (singular definite glasset, plural indefinite glas)

  1. (uncountable) glass (substance)
  2. glass (drinking vessel)
  3. (nautical) bells, a mark given by the bells of a ship every half hour to mark the passing of time during a four-hour watch. There were eight bells per watch and then the counting started from the beginning.

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch glas, from Proto-Germanic *glasą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰel- (to shine, shimmer, glow). Compare Low German Glas, German Glas, English glass, West Frisian glês, Icelandic gler.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas n (plural glazen, diminutive glaasje n)

  1. (uncountable) glass (material)
    Vensters zijn gemaakt van glas.
    Windows are made of glass.
  2. (countable) glass (vessel)
    Staan er al glazen op tafel?
    Are there glasses on the table yet?
  3. (countable) glass (quantity)
    Drink even een glas water.
    Drink a glass of water.

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German glas.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas n (genitive singular glas, plural gløs)

  1. glass (material)
  2. glass (beverage container)
  3. glass (quantity)
  4. little bottle

Declension[edit]

n12 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative glas glasið gløs gløsini
Accusative glas glasið gløs gløsini
Dative glasi glasinum gløsum gløsunum
Genitive glas glasins glasa glasanna

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *classum, from Latin classicum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas m (plural glas)

  1. (funeral) bell
  2. (figuratively) death knell (omen)

Further reading[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas n (genitive singular glass, nominative plural glös)

  1. glass (beverage container)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish glas, from Proto-Celtic *glastos.

Adjective[edit]

glas (genitive singular masculine glais, genitive singular feminine glaise, plural glasa, comparative glaise)

  1. green (of grass, trees, etc.)
  2. grey (of sheep, horses, cloth, wool, etc.; of eyes)
  3. (politics) green
  4. (figuratively) inexperienced
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish glas (clasp, lock).

Noun[edit]

glas m (genitive singular glais, nominative plural glais)

  1. lock
Declension[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Irish · dathanna (layout · text)
     bán      liath      dubh      donn
             bándearg              dearg, corcairdhearg              oráiste              buí, bánbhuí
             ?              glas              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              cian, ?
             gormghlas              gorm              ?, indeagó              maigeanta, corcra

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
glas ghlas nglas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

  • "glas" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “glas” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “glas” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Kurdish[edit]

glas

Noun[edit]

glas f

  1. glass (substance)

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch glas, from Proto-Germanic *glasą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas n

  1. glass (substance)

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • glas”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • glas”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Middle English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English glæs.

Noun[edit]

glas

  1. glass (substance)

Descendants[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German glas

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas n (definite singular glaset, indefinite plural glas, definite plural glasa)

  1. glass (hard and transparent material)
  2. glass (drink container made of glass)
  3. window

See also[edit]

References[edit]


Old Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *glastos.

Adjective[edit]

glas

  1. green, greenish (especially of growing things, grass, trees, etc.)
  2. blue, green-blue, grey-blue
  3. the colour of the blue dye extracted from woad
  4. metallic in colour
  5. the colour of frost or ice
  6. shades of grey
  7. wan (of complexion)
  8. bluish, livid, discolored
  9. faded (of clothing)
Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

glas m, f

  1. lock, fetter, clasp, bolt
  2. winding up, conclusion
Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
glas glas
pronounced with /ɣ(ʲ)-/
nglas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *glasą, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰel- (to shine, shimmer, glow). Compare Old English glæs, Old Dutch glas, Old Frisian gles, Old High German glas, clas, Old Norse gler.

Noun[edit]

glas n

  1. glass

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, from Proto-Slavic *golsъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas n (plural glasuri)

  1. voice
  2. vote

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]


Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish glas, from Proto-Celtic *glastos.

Adjective[edit]

glas

  1. green (of grass, trees, etc.; also "inexperienced")
  2. grey (of sheep, horses, cloth, wool, etc.; also of eyes)
Declension[edit]
Case Masculine singular Feminine singular Plural
Nominative glas ghlas glasa
Vocative glais glas glasa
Genitive ghlais ghlais/glaise glas
Dative ghlas ghlais glasa

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish glas (clasp, lock).

Noun[edit]

glas f (genitive singular glais or glaise, plural glasan)

  1. lock
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

glas (past ghlas, future glasaidh, verbal noun glasadh, past participle glaste)

  1. lock
Alternative forms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Scottish Gaelic · dathan (layout · text)
     bàn      glas      dubh      donn
             pinc              dearg, ruadh              orainds              buidhe, donn
             uaine              uaine              gorm, gorm              liath, glas
             liath              gorm              purpaidh, guirmean              pinc, purpaidh

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *golsъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glȃs m (Cyrillic spelling гла̑с)

  1. voice
  2. vote
  3. (expressively) news
  4. (linguistics) phone

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • glas” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *golsъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glás m inan (genitive glasú or glása, nominative plural glasôvi or glási)

  1. voice

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glas (invariable)

  1. Only used in azúcar glas

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish glas, from Middle Low German glas, from Proto-Germanic *glasą and ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰel- (to shine, shimmer, glow).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

glas n

  1. glass (material)
  2. glass (vessel)

Declension[edit]

Declension of glas 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative glas glaset glas glasen
Genitive glas glasets glas glasens

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English glass.

Noun[edit]

glas

  1. glass (as in glass of water)

Welsh[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *glas, from Proto-Celtic *glastos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

glas (feminine singular glas, plural gleision, equative glased, comparative glasach, superlative glasaf)

  1. blue
  2. inexperienced
    • 2001, Menna Elfyn, "Er cof am Kelly":
      Panig wedi'r poen. / "My God its only a little girl" / Meddai'r glas filwr.

Mutation[edit]

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
glas las nglas unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

See also[edit]

Colors in Welsh · lliwiau (layout · text)
     gwyn      llwyd      du      brown
             pinc              coch, rhudd              oren, melyngoch              melyn, melynwyn
             gwyrdd leim              gwyrdd              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              gwyrddlas, glaswyrdd
             asur, gwynlas              glas              fioled, indigo              majenta, porffor