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

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative nassa nassae
genitive nassae nassārum
dative nassae nassīs
accusative nassam nassās
ablative nassā nassīs
vocative nassa nassae

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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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “nassa”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • nassa” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • nassa in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers