mese

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See also: Mese, mesé, mēse, mesë, meşe, and meše

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English mese, mes, mees (dinner, dish), from Old English mēse, mēose, mīse, mȳse (table; that which is set on a table; dish; food, meal), probably from Vulgar Latin mēsa, from Latin mēnsa (table). Cognate with Scots mes, mese (a serving of food), Old High German mias, meas (German Mus, Gemüse), Gothic 𐌼𐌴𐍃 (mēs). Compare Old English mēsan (to eat, dine), from Proto-Germanic *mōsijaną, from Proto-Germanic *mōsą, an ablaut variant of the root Proto-Germanic mat- (food).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

mese (plural meses)

  1. (obsolete) A dinner; meal.

References[edit]

  • "mése" in: Bosworth, J., & Toller, T. Northcote. (1898). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary. Oxford: Clarendon Press.

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English mesen, of North Germanic origin. More at meek.

Verb[edit]

mese (third-person singular simple present meses, present participle mesing, simple past and past participle mesed)

  1. To moderate; subdue; abate; mollify.

Anagrams[edit]


Corsican[edit]

Noun[edit]

mese m (plural mesi)

  1. month

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈmese/, [ˈme̞s̠e̞]
  • Rhymes: -ese
  • Syllabification: me‧se

Noun[edit]

mese

  1. (slang) MSN Messenger

Declension[edit]

Inflection of mese (Kotus type 8/nalle, no gradation)
nominative mese meset
genitive mesen mesejen
partitive meseä mesejä
illative meseen meseihin
singular plural
nominative mese meset
accusative nom. mese meset
gen. mesen
genitive mesen mesejen
meseinrare
partitive meseä mesejä
inessive mesessä meseissä
elative mesestä meseistä
illative meseen meseihin
adessive mesellä meseillä
ablative meseltä meseiltä
allative meselle meseille
essive mesenä meseinä
translative meseksi meseiksi
instructive mesein
abessive mesettä meseittä
comitative meseineen
Possessive forms of mese (type nalle)
possessor singular plural
1st person meseni mesemme
2nd person mesesi mesenne
3rd person mesensä

Anagrams[edit]


Garo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

mese

  1. mouse

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Ugric *mańćɜ, *maćɜ (tale; to tell (tale, story)).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɛʃɛ]
  • Hyphenation: me‧se
  • Rhymes: -ʃɛ

Noun[edit]

mese (plural mesék)

  1. fairy tale, tale, fable
    Synonyms: tündérmese, népmese, fabula, elbeszélés, történet, sztori
  2. (derogatory) fabrication, tall story, lie, yarn
    Synonyms: hazugság, kitaláció, nagyotmondás, koholmány

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative mese mesék
accusative mesét meséket
dative mesének meséknek
instrumental mesével mesékkel
causal-final meséért mesékért
translative mesévé mesékké
terminative meséig mesékig
essive-formal meseként mesékként
essive-modal
inessive mesében mesékben
superessive mesén meséken
adessive mesénél meséknél
illative mesébe mesékbe
sublative mesére mesékre
allative meséhez mesékhez
elative meséből mesékből
delative meséről mesékről
ablative mesétől meséktől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
meséé meséké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
mesééi mesékéi
Possessive forms of mese
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. mesém meséim
2nd person sing. meséd meséid
3rd person sing. meséje meséi
1st person plural mesénk meséink
2nd person plural mesétek meséitek
3rd person plural meséjük meséik

Derived terms[edit]

Compound words
Expressions

References[edit]

  1. ^ Entry #1800 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  2. ^ mese in Zaicz, Gábor (ed.). Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN.  (See also its 2nd edition.)

Further reading[edit]

  • mese in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin mēnsis, mēnsem (month), from Proto-Indo-European *mḗh₁n̥s (moon, month). Compare Catalan mes, French mois, Portuguese mês, Romansch mais, Spanish mes.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈme.ze/, (traditional) /ˈme.se/[1]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -eze, (traditional) -ese
  • Hyphenation: mé‧se

Noun[edit]

mese m (plural mesi)

  1. month

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ mese in Luciano Canepari, Dizionario di Pronuncia Italiana (DiPI)

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

mesē

  1. ablative/vocative singular of mesēs

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

mese f (oblique plural meses, nominative singular mese, nominative plural meses)

  1. Alternative form of messe

Pohnpeian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mese

  1. face, facade
  2. upper part of a yam, taro, pineapple, etc.
  3. the edge of a reef

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

mese f pl

  1. plural of masă

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

mese

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