messer

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

mess +‎ -er

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

messer (plural messers)

  1. Someone or something who messes.

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Italian messer, which is itself a truncated form of messere. Doublet of monsieur.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

messer (plural messers)

  1. (obsolete, of an Italian person) Form of address equivalent to signore.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Truncated form of messere.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /mesˈsɛr/
  • Rhymes: -ɛr
  • Hyphenation: mes‧sèr

Noun[edit]

messer m

  1. (obsolete) Form of address equivalent to signore.

Mòcheno[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German messer, from Old High German mezzisahs, from Proto-West Germanic *matisahs (food knife).

Noun[edit]

messer n

  1. knife

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

messer m or f

  1. indefinite plural of messe

Verb[edit]

messer

  1. present of messe

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

messer f

  1. indefinite plural of messe