vers

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See also: Vers, verš, and vers.

English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vers (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of versatile.

Noun[edit]

vers

  1. Abbreviation of versine or versed sine.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin versus (line, row).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vers m (plural versos)

  1. verse, poem
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin versus (toward, facing).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

vers

  1. towards (in the direction of)
  2. towards (in relation to)
  3. towards (located approximately next to)
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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

vers n (singular definite verset, plural indefinite vers)

  1. verse (in songs)
  2. single line in poem
    tredje vers i femte strofe
    the third line of the fifth stanza
  3. the format of meter, verse, as opposed to prose
    Det var før i tiden almindeligt at skrive aviser på vers.
    Previously, it was normal to write newspapers in verse.

Declension[edit]

Declension[edit]

The first definition is common among layfolk, while the second is used otherwise.

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch versch, from Old Dutch *fersk, *frisk, from Proto-Germanic *friskaz, from Proto-Indo-European *preysk-. Doublet of fris.

Cognate with German frisch, West Frisian farsk, English fresh, Danish and Norwegian fersk.

Adjective[edit]

vers (comparative verser, superlative meest vers or verst)

  1. fresh
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of vers
uninflected vers
inflected verse
comparative verser
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial vers verser het verst
het verste
indefinite m./f. sing. verse versere verste
n. sing. vers verser verste
plural verse versere verste
definite verse versere verste
partitive vers versers
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Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vers n (plural verzen, diminutive versje n)

  1. verse, stanza
  2. poem

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin versus (past participle of vertere).[1] Cognate to Italian verso (preposition).

Preposition[edit]

vers

  1. towards
  2. to
  3. around, circa (with a date or time)
    Pouvez-vous nous attendre jusque vers midi ?
    Can you wait for us until about noon?

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin versus.

Noun[edit]

vers m (plural vers)

  1. verse

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

vers m

  1. plural of ver

References[edit]

  1. ^ Picoche, Jacqueline; Jean-Claude Rolland (2009) Dictionnaire étymologique du français (in French), Paris: Dictionnaires Le Robert

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Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Latin versus.

Noun[edit]

vers (plural versek)

  1. verse
  2. poem
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative vers versek
accusative verset verseket
dative versnek verseknek
instrumental verssel versekkel
causal-final versért versekért
translative verssé versekké
terminative versig versekig
essive-formal versként versekként
essive-modal
inessive versben versekben
superessive versen verseken
adessive versnél verseknél
illative versbe versekbe
sublative versre versekre
allative vershez versekhez
elative versből versekből
delative versről versekről
ablative verstől versektől
Possessive forms of vers
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. versem verseim
2nd person sing. versed verseid
3rd person sing. verse versei
1st person plural versünk verseink
2nd person plural versetek verseitek
3rd person plural versük verseik
Synonyms[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown origin.

Noun[edit]

vers (plural versek)

  1. (obsolete) race
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative vers versek
accusative verset verseket
dative versnek verseknek
instrumental verssel versekkel
causal-final versért versekért
translative verssé versekké
terminative versig versekig
essive-formal versként versekként
essive-modal
inessive versben versekben
superessive versen verseken
adessive versnél verseknél
illative versbe versekbe
sublative versre versekre
allative vershez versekhez
elative versből versekből
delative versről versekről
ablative verstől versektől
Possessive forms of vers
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. versem verseim
2nd person sing. versed verseid
3rd person sing. verse versei
1st person plural versünk verseink
2nd person plural versetek verseitek
3rd person plural versük verseik
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Icelandic[edit]

Noun[edit]

vers

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ver

Ido[edit]

Preposition[edit]

vers

  1. toward

Middle French[edit]

Preposition[edit]

vers

  1. toward(s)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Latin versus and Old Norse vers

Noun[edit]

vers n (definite singular verset, indefinite plural vers, definite plural versa or versene)

  1. verse

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vers, versi, from Latin versus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vers n (definite singular verset, indefinite plural vers, definite plural versa)

  1. verse

References[edit]


Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Latin versus (verse; line (of poetry)).

Noun[edit]

vers m (oblique plural vers, nominative singular vers, nominative plural vers)

  1. verse (poetry)
    • circa 1150, Thomas d'Angleterre, Le Roman de Tristan, page 182 (of the Champion Classiques edition, ISBN 2-7453-0520-4, lines 2257-8:
      Seignurs, cest cunte est mult divers,
      e pur ço l'uni par mes vers
      Good sirs, this story is very diverse,
      and for this, I try to bring it together with my verses
Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin versus (turned, changed, having been turned).

Preposition[edit]

vers

  1. toward(s)
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Old Provençal[edit]

Noun[edit]

vers m (oblique plural vers, nominative singular vers, nominative plural vers)

  1. verse (poetry)

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French vers, Italian verso, Latin versus. Doublet of viers, which was inherited.

Noun[edit]

vers n (plural versuri)

  1. verse
  2. lyric

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin versus. Compare versificírati / vèrsifikovati.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vȅrs m (Cyrillic spelling ве̏рс)

  1. (archaic) verse

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • vers” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vers c

  1. verse, poetry, rhyme
    han skriver vers
    he writes poetry
    julhälsningen var skriven på vers
    the Christmas greeting was written in verse
  2. a poem
    han har skrivit en vers till mig
    he has written a poem to me
  3. a verse (of a song)
  4. a verse (of the Bible)
    Den gyllene regeln står i Matteusevangeliet, kapitel 7, vers 12
    The golden rule is found in the gospel of Matthew, chapter 7, verse 12

Declension[edit]

Declension of vers 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vers versen verser verserna
Genitive vers versens versers versernas

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