messing

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English[edit]

Verb[edit]

messing

  1. present participle of mess

Further reading[edit]

  • Messing” in David Barthelmy, Webmineral Mineralogy Database[1], 1997–.
  • messing mindat.org[2], Hudson Institute of Mineralogy, accessed 29 August 2016

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Messing, from Middle High German messinc.

Noun[edit]

messing c, n (singular definite messinget or messingen, not used in plural form)

  1. brass

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch messinc, further etymology unclear.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

messing (not comparable)

  1. brazen, made of brass
    Synonyms: messingen

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of messing
uninflected messing
inflected messing
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial
indefinite m./f. sing. messing
n. sing. messing
plural messing
definite messing
partitive

Noun[edit]

messing n (uncountable)

  1. brass

Faroese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Messing, from Middle High German messinc.

Noun[edit]

messing f (genitive singular messingar, uncountable)

  1. brass

Declension[edit]

f6s Singular
Indefinite Definite
Nominative messing messingin
Accusative messing messingina
Dative messing messingini
Genitive messingar messingarinnar


Noun[edit]

messing n (genitive singular messings, uncountable)

  1. (rare) brass

Declension[edit]

Declension of messing (singular only)
n3s singular
indefinite definite
nominative messing messingið
accusative messing messingið
dative messingi messinginum
genitive messings messingsins

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

messing m (definite singular messingen)

  1. brass (metallic alloy of copper and zinc)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse mersing, messing.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

messing m (definite singular messingen)

  1. brass (metallic alloy of copper and zing)

References[edit]