mestre

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See also: Mestre and mèstre

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Catalan maestre, from Latin magister.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mestre m (plural mestres, feminine mestra)

  1. master
  2. teacher
    Synonym: professor

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mestre c

  1. indefinite plural of mester

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French mestre.

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Noun[edit]

mestre m (plural mestres)

  1. Archaic spelling of maître.
  2. (nautical) a ship's mainmast with lateens as opposed to the mizzenmast

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese meestre, from earlier maestre, via Old Occitan maestre or Old Catalan maestre, from Latin magister, magistrum. Alternatively inherited from the Latin nominative magister. Doublet of maestro and máster. Cognate with Portuguese mestre.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mestre m (plural mestres, feminine mestra, feminine plural mestras)

  1. teacher

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mestre m

  1. indefinite plural of mester

Etymology 2[edit]

From the noun mester.

Verb[edit]

mestre (imperative mestr or mestre, present tense mestrer, passive mestres, simple past and past participle mestra or mestret, present participle mestrende)

  1. to master (something)

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin magister, magistrum.

Noun[edit]

mestre m (oblique plural mestres, nominative singular mestre, nominative plural mestre)

  1. Alternative form of maistre

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese meestre, from earlier maestre, via Old Occitan maestre or Old Catalan maestre, from Latin magistrum. Alternatively inherited from the Latin nominative magister. Doublet of maestro, magíster, and máster. Cognate with Galician mestre.

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: mes‧tre

Noun[edit]

mestre m (plural mestres, feminine mestra, feminine plural mestras)

  1. master

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