mais

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See also: Mais, maïs, maís, máis, and màis

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mē(n)sis. Compare French mois, Italian mese, Portuguese mês, Romansch mais, Spanish mes.

Noun[edit]

mais m

  1. month

Dutch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mais n (uncountable)

  1. corn, maize

Derived terms[edit]


Estonian[edit]

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Noun[edit]

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

  1. corn, maize

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Fala[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mais, from Latin magis (more).

Adverb[edit]

mais

  1. most; -est (forms superlatives)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme I, Chapter 1: Lengua Española:
      O términu de Valverdi, mais grandi, limita con Portugal, precisamenti con dois distintius Departamentos, que eran Beira Alta con capital en Guarda, a Beira Baixa con capital en Castelo Branco.
      The Valverde locality, the biggest, borders Portugal, more precisely with two distinct departments, which were Beira Alta with Guarda as its capital, and Beira Baixa with Castelo Branco as its capital.

Determiner[edit]

mais

  1. more than what has been specified
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme VI, Chapter 1::
      Poin encontralsi, a o millol, hasta “oito” o mais.
      There can be found, at best, up to “eight” or more.
  2. yet another
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme I, Chapter 2: Númerus?:
      As lenguas, idiomas, dialectus o falas tenin un-as funciós mui claras desde o principiu dos siglu i si hai contabilizaus en o mundu un-as 8.000 lenguas, ca un-a con sua importancia numérica relativa, a nossa fala é un tesoiru mais entre elas.
      The tongues, languages or regional variants have some very clear functions since the beginning of the centuries and some 8,000 languages have been accounted for in the world, each with its relative numerical importance, Fala is yet another treasure among them.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish maíz, from Taino maisí, mahis (variously spelled).

Noun[edit]

mais f (genitive singular maisar, uncountable)
mais n (genitive singular mais, uncountable)

  1. maize

Declension[edit]

f2s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative mais maisin
Accusative mais maisina
Dative mais maisini
Genitive maisar maisarinnar
n11s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative mais maisið
Accusative mais maisið
Dative maisi maisinum
Genitive mais maisins

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

mais

  1. but

Interjection[edit]

mais

  1. an expression of surprise, disbelief, or frustration roughly equivalent to the English well, or sometimes yeah

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Gothic[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mais

  1. Romanization of 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐍃

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish maíz.

Noun[edit]

maís

  1. maize, corn

Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese mais (more), from Old Portuguese mais (more), from Latin magis (more).

Adverb[edit]

mais

  1. forms the comparative and superlative of adjectives; more
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told his father []

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish mais, maiss, from Old Irish mass (the primordial mass or formless matter from which creation proceeded; a mass, lump in general), from Latin massa (mass, bulk; lump; dough), from Ancient Greek μᾶζα (mâza, bread).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mais f (genitive maise, plural maiseanna)

  1. (physics) mass

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
mais mhais unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Italian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mais m

  1. maize, corn

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Norman[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Northern French meis, from Latin mēnsis.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

mais m (plural mais)

  1. (Jersey) month
Alternative forms[edit]
  • meis (Guernsey, continental Normandy)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin magis.

Conjunction[edit]

mais

  1. (Guernsey) but

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magis

Conjunction[edit]

mais

  1. but

Old Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mais

  1. more
    • c. 1170, Bernart de Ventadorn, canso:
      Val us sols jorns mais de cen.
      One single day is worth more than a hundred.

Oscan[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mais

  1. more

Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese mais, from Latin magis (more). Displaced collateral form chus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

mais (not comparable)

  1. used to form the comparative of adjectives and adverbs; more; -er
    • 1914, Alberto Caeiro, O Tejo é mais belo que o rio que corre pela minha aldeia:
      O Tejo é mais bello que o rio que corre pela minha aldeia
      The Tagus is more beautiful than the river that flows through my village
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 246:
      Então continuaram a estudar enquanto o céu lá fora se tornava gradualmente mais escuro.
      Then they continued to study while the sky outside was becoming gradually darker.
    • 2009 (3rd edition), Elaine N. Marieb, Katja Hoehn, Anatomia e Fisiologia, Artmed Editora, page 366:
      [] , quanto maior o diâmetro axonal, mais rapidamente ele conduz impulsos.
      [] , the greater the axonal diameter, the faster it conducts impulses.
  2. preceded by the definitive article, used to form the superlative of adjectives and adverbs; most; -est
    • 2012, Maria José Silvestre, Acaso, Xlibris Corporation, page 85:
      [] , num final de dia muito frio, o mais frio desse ano.
      [] , in the end of a very cold day, the coldest this year.
  3. more (to a greater degree or extent)
    • 2009, Afonso Zilio, Ensinamentos Através Dos Sonhos, Clube dos Autores, page 143:
      Então eu corri mais, esperando dar tempo de passar.
      So I ran more, hoping there would be enough time to go through.
  4. (in negative sentences) any more (from a given time onwards)
    • 2003, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix (Harry Potter and the Order of the Phoenix), Rocco, page 182:
      Ele tem razão, eu não quero mais dormir no mesmo dormitório que ele, ele é doido.
      He is right, I don't want to sleep in the same dormitory as him any more, he is crazy.
    Não gosto mais de morar aqui
    I don’t like living here any more

Quotations[edit]

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Conjunction[edit]

mais

  1. (arithmetic) plus (sum of the previous one and the following one)
  2. (Brazil, vulgar) and; with; together with.
    Eu mais ela vamos 'tar casando
    She and I are getting married.
  3. (Brazil) Misspelling of mas.

Quotations[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mais m (plural mais)

  1. plus sign (name of the character +)

Quotations[edit]

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Synonyms[edit]


Romansch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnsis. Compare Catalan mes, French mois, Italian mese, Portuguese mês, Spanish mes.

Noun[edit]

mais m

  1. month

West Frisian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mais n

  1. maize, corn