mase

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See also: Mase, masé, masę, maše, mäse, and måse

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from maser as if mase + agentive -er. Compare lase from laser.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mase (third-person singular simple present mases, present participle masing, simple past and past participle mased)

  1. To act as a maser; to emit or subject to maser radiation.

See also[edit]

  • Mase is also an obsolete alternative spelling of maze.

Anagrams[edit]


Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mase

  1. locative singular of maso

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /maːsə/, [ˈmæːsə]

Verb[edit]

mase (imperative mas, present maser, past maste or masede, past participle mast or maset)

  1. crush
  2. squash
  3. crunch
  4. press, squeeze
  5. jostle
  6. slog
  7. struggle

Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mase

  1. Rōmaji transcription of ませ

Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mase f

  1. table, desk

Synonyms[edit]


Manchu[edit]

Romanization[edit]

mase

  1. Romanization of ᠮᠠᠰᡝ

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

māse f

  1. Meuse (a river)

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: Maas

Further reading[edit]

  • mase”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Probably from masen; further etymology is disputed.

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mase (plural mases)

  1. Something that causes bewilderment or mystery (e.g. a wild fancy; a confused notion)
  2. Something that causes misleadingness or chicanery.
  3. (rare, later ME) A maze or labyrinth.
Descendants[edit]
References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From a conflation of Anglo-Norman messe and Old English mæsse.

Noun[edit]

mase

  1. Alternative form of messe

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old French mace.

Noun[edit]

mase

  1. Alternative form of mace (mace)

Etymology 4[edit]

Probably from amased.

Verb[edit]

mase

  1. Alternative form of masen

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

mase (imperative mas, present tense maser, simple past masa or maset or maste, past participle masa or maset or mast)

  1. to nag

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Verb[edit]

mase (present tense masar, past tense masa, past participle masa, passive infinitive masast, present participle masande, imperative mas)

  1. Alternative form of masa

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maisǭ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑː.se/, [ˈmɑː.ze]

Noun[edit]

māse f (nominative plural māsan)

  1. titmouse

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mase

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of masar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of masar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of masar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of masar.

Zazaki[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ma‧se

Etymology 1[edit]

Related to Persian ماهی(mâhi).

Noun[edit]

mase

  1. fish
  2. (astronomy, astrology) Pisces

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Turkish masa.

Noun[edit]

mase

  1. table