nassa

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nassa.

Noun[edit]

nassa f (plural nasse)

  1. creel, trap for fish

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Old Latin nasta, from Proto-Indo-European *ned- (to turn, twist, knot). See also Proto-Germanic *natją (English net).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nassa f (genitive nassae); first declension

  1. a narrow-necked basket for catching fish, weel
  2. (figuratively) a snare, net

Declension[edit]

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative nassa nassae
Genitive nassae nassārum
Dative nassae nassīs
Accusative nassam nassās
Ablative nassā nassīs
Vocative nassa nassae

Descendants[edit]

  • Catalan: nansa
  • French: nasse
  • Galician: nasa
  • Italian: nassa
  • Spanish: nasa

References[edit]

  • nassa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nassa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • nassa in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • nassa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • nassa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Maltese[edit]

Root
n-s-s
2 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Italian nassa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nassa f (plural nassi or nases)

  1. fish-trap
  2. trap in general
    Synonym: nasba (especially a bird trap)

Pali[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nassa

  1. genitive/dative singular masculine/neuter of na (that)

Pronoun[edit]

nassa

  1. genitive/dative singular of na (him, it, that)

Pronoun[edit]

nassa

  1. genitive/dative singular of na (it, that)