terrasse

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See also: Terrasse and terrassé

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French terrasse (terrace).

Noun[edit]

terrasse (plural terrasses)

  1. (Quebec) terrace
  2. (heraldry) A representation of the ground or a terrace, serving as the base for another object.

Verb[edit]

terrasse (third-person singular simple present terrasses, present participle terrassing, simple past and past participle terrassed)

  1. To terrace; to supply with a terrace or cut into terraces.
    • 1785, Hardouin de Péréfixe de Beaumont, The Life of Henry the Fourth of France, page 144:
      However, to bring the heads of the league the sooner to a capitulation, it was resolved upon in his council, to attack all the suburbs at once, which he executed on the night of the twenty seventh of July , with great success , having carried them in less than an hour , and bloated up all the doors , before which his men erected their lodgings , after terrassing the houses that were next the ditch.
    • 1985, Lemche, Early Israel, →ISBN, page 19:
      Gottwald lists three elements which may have made it possible for an Israelite tribal society to emerge in the Palestinian mountainous areas around 1200: the introduction of iron tools; the new technique of lining cisterns; and the new method of cultivation, which entailed terrassing the mountain slopes in order to control the use of the available rainfall.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French terrasse (terrace).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tarasə/, [tˢaˈʁɑsə]

Noun[edit]

terrasse c (singular definite terrassen, plural indefinite terrasser)

  1. terrace (platform that extends outwards from a building)
  2. (heraldry) compartment

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From terre, probably influenced by Old Occitan terrassa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /tɛ.ʁas/, /te.ʁa.se/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

terrasse f (plural terrasses)

  1. terrace

Verb[edit]

terrasse

  1. first-person singular imperfect subjunctive of terrer

Verb[edit]

terrasse

  1. inflection of terrasser:
    1. first/third-person singular present indicative/subjunctive
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terra, via Old Occitan terrassa and French terrasse.

Noun[edit]

terrasse m (definite singular terrassen, indefinite plural terrasser, definite plural terrassene)

  1. terrace

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Latin terra, via Old Occitan terrassa and French terrasse.

Noun[edit]

terrasse m (definite singular terrassen, indefinite plural terrassar, definite plural terrassane)

  1. terrace

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