masu

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See also: māsu and māšu

English[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Inupiak masu.

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Noun[edit]

masu ‎(plural masus)

  1. A plant, Hedysarum alpinum, whose edible root is consumed by the Inuit of Alaska.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Japanese .

Noun[edit]

masu ‎(plural masu)

  1. A square wooden box, originally used to measure rice in Japan during the feudal period.

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Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑsu]
  • Rhymes: -ɑsu
  • Hyphenation: ma‧su

Noun[edit]

masu

  1. (colloquial, childish) belly

Declension[edit]

Inflection of masu (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative masu masut
genitive masun masujen
partitive masua masuja
illative masuun masuihin
singular plural
nominative masu masut
accusative nom.? masu masut
gen. masun
genitive masun masujen
partitive masua masuja
inessive masussa masuissa
elative masusta masuista
illative masuun masuihin
adessive masulla masuilla
ablative masulta masuilta
allative masulle masuille
essive masuna masuina
translative masuksi masuiksi
instructive masuin
abessive masutta masuitta
comitative masuineen

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

masu

  1. rōmaji reading of ます

Old Irish[edit]

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Verb[edit]

masu (attested only in the third person)

  1. if... is

Conjugation[edit]

Form 3rd singular 3rd plural
Present indicative masu, maso matu, mato
Present subjunctive mad mat
Past subjunctive mad matis