més

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

més

  1. more (used to form comparatives)
    més que un clubmore than a club
    Antonym: menys
  2. (with a definite article) (the) most (used to form superlatives)
    Antonym: menys

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese messe (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin messis, messem. Cognate with Portuguese messe and Spanish mies.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

més m (plural méses)

  1. a breadmaking cereal, most notably wheat or rye
    • c. 1300, R. Martínez López (ed.), General Estoria. Versión gallega del siglo XIV. Oviedo: Archivum, page 271:
      cõmo faz a lyma ao ferro, et a fornaz ao ouro que o purga et esmera et o faz puro et paresçe mellor, et cõmo faz outrosi o máále áá messe que a degrana em çeueyra et parte a palla do graão que e o mellor
      as the file does to iron, and the furnace to gold, that purges and cleans it and makes it pure and looks better; and also as the flail does to the cereal, that threshes it into sustenance and parts the straw and the grain, which is the best part
  2. green rye used as fodder
    Synonyms: alcacén, ferraña
  3. a cereal field ready for harvest

References[edit]

  • messe” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • messe” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • més” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • més” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • més” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Pensado, José Luis; Messner, Dieter (2003) , “mieses”, in Bachiller Olea: Vocabulos gallegos escuros: lo que quieren decir (Cadernos de Lingua: anexos; 7), A Coruña: Real Academia Galega / Galaxia, →ISBN.

Mirandese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnsis.

Noun[edit]

més m (plural meses)

  1. month