nessa

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Cornish[edit]

Cornish ordinal numbers
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    Cardinal : dew
    Ordinal : nessa

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *nesaβ̃ (nearest), from Proto-Celtic *nessamos, superlative of *nessos.

Adjective[edit]

nessa (abbreviated 2a)

  1. second
  2. next

Ligurian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin neptia, from Latin neptis.

Noun[edit]

nessa

  1. niece

Maltese[edit]

Root
n-s-j
11 terms

Etymology[edit]

From Arabicنَسَّى(nassā).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

nessa (imperfect jnessi, past participle mnessi, verbal noun tinsija)

  1. (ditransitive) to make (someone) forget (something)
    Dan il-film inessini kull inkwiet li għandi.
    This film makes me forget all my worries.

Conjugation[edit]

    Conjugation of nessa
singular plural
1st person 2nd person 3rd person 1st person 2nd person 3rd person
perfect m nessejt nessejt nessa nessejna nessejtu nessew
f nessiet
imperfect m nnessi tnessi jnessi nnessu tnessu jnessu
f tnessi
imperative nessi nessu

Old Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *nessos +‎ -a (comparative suffix)

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

nessa

  1. nearer, closer

Descendants[edit]

  • Irish: neasa
  • Manx: niessey

Mutation[edit]

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
nessa
also nnessa after a proclitic
nessa
pronounced with /n(ʲ)-/
unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: nes‧sa
  • Rhymes: -ɛsɐ

Contraction[edit]

nessa f sg

  1. Contraction of em essa (in that (near you, feminine)): feminine singular of nesse

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:nesse.

See also[edit]

Portuguese demonstratives (edit)
Pronouns Adverbs
Singular Plural Neuter
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Proximal X este esta estes estas isto aqui,
de + X deste desta destes destas disto daqui
em + X neste nesta nestes nestas nisto
Medial X esse essa esses essas isso
de + X desse dessa desses dessas disso daí
em + X nesse nessa nesses nessas nisso
Distal X aquele aquela aqueles aquelas aquilo ali, , acolá
de + X daquele daquela daqueles daquelas daquilo dali
em + X naquele naquela naqueles naquelas naquilo
a + X àquele àquela àqueles àquelas àquilo
Anaphoric X o a os as
de + X do da dos das
em + X no na nos nas
a + X ao à aos às