mees

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See also: Mees and meés

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch mees.

Noun[edit]

mees (plural mese)

  1. tit, chickadee

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch mêse, from Old Dutch *mēsa, from Proto-Germanic *maisǭ (chickadee, titmouse).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /meːs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: mees
  • Rhymes: -eːs

Noun[edit]

mees f (plural mezen, diminutive meesje n)

  1. tit, bird of the family Paridae

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Estonian[edit]

Estonian Wikipedia has an article on:
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mees

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmeːs/, [ˈmeːs]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eːs
  • Hyphenation: mees

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mees. Possibly derived from Proto-Germanic *mēgaz (earlier Proto-Finnic *meexes), compare Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐌲𐍃 (mēgs, son-in-law), Old English mǣġ (relative) and Old Norse mágr (male relative), although this proposal is questionable for phonetic reasons. Cognate with Finnish mies, Livonian mīez, Votic meez, Ingrian meez, Livvi mies, Ludian miez and Veps mez'.

Noun[edit]

mees (genitive mehe, partitive meest)

  1. man (an adult male human)
    Kui palju on teie kolleegide hulgas mehi?
    How many of your colleagues are men?
    Synonyms: (emphasising their gender) meesterahvas, meesisik
    Hypernym: inimene
  2. husband (a woman's spouse, consort or sexual partner)
    Tema endine mees on ohvitser.
    Her ex-husband/boyfriend is a military officer.
    Hypernym: abikaasa
  3. (without specific reference to gender) human, person
    Tegin ausa mehe näo pähe.
    I put on the face of an honest person.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

mees

  1. inessive singular of mesi

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Ingrian[edit]

Mees.

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *mees. Cognates include Finnish mies and Estonian mees.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mees

  1. man
    • 1936, V. I. Junus, Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 70:
      Mees oli viijenkymmenän voovven ikkäin.
      The man was fifty years old.
    • 1936, D. I. Efimov, Lukukirja: Inkeroisia alkușkouluja vart (toin osa), Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 28:
      A teen äärees istuu mees adran pääl.
      And next to it a man sits on the hood of a plough.
  2. husband
Declension[edit]
Declension of mees (type 2/mees, no gradation)
singular plural
nominative mees meehet
genitive meehen meehiin
partitive meestä, meest meehiä
illative meehee meehii
inessive meehees meehiis
elative meehest meehist
allative meehelle meehille
adessive meeheel meehiil
ablative meehelt meehilt
translative meeheks meehiks
essive meehennä, meeheen meehinnä, meehiin
exessive1) meehent meehint
1) obsolete
*) the accusative corresponds with either the genitive (sg) or nominative (pl)
**) the comitative is formed by adding the suffix -ka? or -kä? to the genitive.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mees

  1. inessive singular of mesi

References[edit]

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[2], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 28
  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 308
  • Olga I. Konkova; Nikita A. Dyachkov (2014) Inkeroin Keel: Пособие по Ижорскому Языку[3], →ISBN, page 80

Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

meēs

  1. second-person singular present active subjunctive of meō

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mees

  1. second-person singular present subjunctive of mear