Mas
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Mas

Translingual

Etymology

m- +‎ as

Symbol

mas

  1. (metrology) milliarcsecond

English

Etymology 1

From French mas, Occitan mas.

Noun

mas (plural mas)

  1. A country cottage or farmstead in southern France.
    • 1978, Lawrence Durrell, Livia, Faber & Faber 1992 (Avignon Quintet), p. 520:
      When she was pregnant with her second child they ran away to France and played at being artists in a secluded mas near Avignon - two months of bliss.

Etymology 2

Noun

mas

  1. plural of ma

Etymology 3

Noun

mas (plural mas)

  1. (Caribbean) A type of traveling dramatic performance conducted as part of a parade celebrating Carnival, originating in Trinidad and Tobago and performed throughout the Caribbean.
    • 2017 December 22, Shane Superville, Trinidad and Tobago Newsday:
      Ward, who was best known for his winning portrayal of George Bailey's Cylindul the Sun God from the Golden City of Palengue, became a staple on the mas circuit up until the 1990s, lending his support to the likes of Peter Minshall and others.
    • 2017 September 28, "Neville Aming Passes Away At 96 In T&T", in Bernews:
      Aming was a recipient of the Humming Bird Silver for his contribution to the vibrancy of T&T mas in 1996.
    • 2016 February 7, Michelle Loubon, "Taking a Carnival tour", in Trinidad & Tobago Express:
      Belmont masman and wire bender Richard Lera displays a headpiece at his Norfolk Street mas camp.

Anagrams


Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch mast, from Middle Dutch mast, from Old Dutch *mast, from Proto-Germanic *mastaz.

Pronunciation

Noun

mas (plural maste)

  1. mast (pole on a ship, for holding sails)

Derived terms


Albanian

Alternative forms

Etymology 1

From Proto-Albanian *matja, from *mhti?-e-, from Proto-Indo-European *meh?- (compare Old English m?d, Latin m?tior).[1]

Pronunciation

Verb

mas (first-person singular past tense mata, participle matur)

  1. I measure
  2. I estimate, assess
  3. I consider

Inflection

Related terms

Derived terms

Etymology 2

Gheg variant of Tosk pas ("behind, beyond, after"). From mbasi, mbas ("after"). A compound of ("more, most") + pas ("behind, after, beyond") (pas from Proto-Albanian *pa ? (see pa), from Proto-Indo-European *pos(t) ("directly to, at, after"). Cognate to Ancient Greek (pós, "at, to, by"), Old Church Slavonic (po, "behind, after")).

Preposition

mas (+ablative)

  1. behind, after, beyond
  2. at
  3. over
  4. against

Adverb

mas

  1. behind, after
  2. hence

Derived terms

Related terms

References

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), "mas", in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 246-7

Asturian

Noun

mas f pl

  1. plural of ma

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan mas, from Latin mansum.

Pronunciation

Noun

mas m (plural masos)

  1. farmhouse, typical country house

Further reading


Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

mas

  1. genitive plural of maso

Danish

Noun

mas n (singular definite maset, not used in plural form)

  1. bother, trouble

Verb

mas

  1. imperative of mase

French

Etymology

Borrowed from Occitan mas, from Latin m?nsum.

Pronunciation

Noun

mas m (plural mas)

  1. (Provence) farm, ranch, (country) house (type of rural farmstead in southern France)

Further reading


Haitian Creole

Etymology 1

From French mars ("March")

Noun

mas

  1. March

Etymology 2

From French masse ("mass")

Noun

mas

  1. mass

Icelandic

Pronunciation

Noun

mas n (genitive singular mass, no plural)

  1. chatter, small talk, chit-chat

Declension


Indonesian

Chemical element
Au Previous: platinum (Pt)
Next: raksa (Hg)

Alternative forms

Etymology 1

From Malay mas, shortened from emas, from Sanskrit (ma, "particular weight of gold").

Noun

mas

  1. Alternative form of emas

Etymology 2

Pronoun

mas

  1. (formal) Second-person singular pronoun: you, your, yours
Synonyms

Indonesian formal second-person pronouns:

  • mas (used for males)
  • mbak (used for females)
  • Anda, saudara (used for people of either gender of equal status)
  • saudari (used for women of equal status)
  • bapak (lit. "father"; used for men of higher status)
  • ibu (lit. "mother"; used for women of higher status)
  • sampeyan (Java)
  • panjenengan (Java, very formal)

Italian

Etymology

From motoscafo armato silurante

Noun

mas m (sometimes MAS, invariable)

  1. (nautical) motor torpedo boat

Latin

Etymology

Origin unknown. Traditionally from Proto-Indo-European *meryo ("young man") [whence Sanskrit ? (marya, "suitor, young man"), Ancient Greek (meîrax) and Old Armenian ? (mari)], but this cannot account for the a-vocalism, and requires making the -s of the nominative singular analogical, running in the opposite direction to generally accepted cases of analogy (like honor < honos).

Pronunciation

Noun

m?s m (genitive maris); third declension

  1. a male, man

Declension

Third-declension noun (i-stem).

Synonyms

Antonyms

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Aromanian: mari
  • Romanian: mare

Adjective

m?s (genitive maris); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. male, masculine, manly

Declension

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative m?s mar?s maria
Genitive maris marium
Dative mar? maribus
Accusative marem m?s mar?s maria
Ablative mar? maribus
Vocative m?s mar?s maria

Related terms

References

  • mas in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • mas in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • mas in Charles du Fresne du Cange's Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883-1887)
  • mas in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) there is a storm at sea: mare ventorum vi agitatur et turbatur
    • (ambiguous) the Mediterranean Sea: mare medium or internum
    • (ambiguous) the town lies near the sea: oppidum mari adiacet
    • (ambiguous) a promontory juts out into the sea: promunturium in mare procurrit
    • (ambiguous) a peninsula projects into the sea: paeninsula in mare excurrit, procurrit

Malay

Chemical element
Au Previous: platinum (Pt)
Next: perak cergas (Hg)

Alternative forms

Etymology

Shortened from emas, from Sanskrit (ma, "particular weight of gold").

Pronunciation

Noun

mas (Jawi spelling )

  1. Alternative form of emas

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Anglo-Norman masse.

Noun

mas

  1. Alternative form of masse ("mass")

Etymology 2

From a conflation of Anglo-Norman messe and Old English mæsse.

Noun

mas

  1. Alternative form of messe ("mass")

Northern Sami

Pronoun

mas

  1. locative singular of mii

Norwegian Bokmål

Verb

mas

  1. imperative of mase

Norwegian Nynorsk

Verb

mas

  1. imperative of masa

Occitan

Etymology

Ultimately from Latin mansum. Cognate with Romanian mas.

Noun

mas m (plural mases)

  1. farmhouse, typical country house

Papiamentu

Adverb

mas

  1. most

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese mas, from Latin magis ("more"), from Proto-Indo-European *me?h?- ("great"). Cognate of mais ("more").

Pronunciation

Conjunction

mas

  1. but (introduces a clause that contradicts the implications of the previous clause)
    O livro é curto, mas bom.
    The book is short, but good.
    Somos preguiçosos mas fazemos o que precisa ser feito.
    We are lazy but we do what needs to be done.
  2. but (introduces the correct information for something that was denied in the previous clause)
    Fomos recebidos não com aplausos, mas pedradas.
    We were not received with applause, but [with] rocks.
  3. but ... really; of course; no wonder (introduces the cause of the previous clause, with the implication that the result was expected given this cause)
    Todos alunos reprovaram em matemática, mas ninguém estudou mesmo.
    All students flunked mathematics, but no one studied really.
  4. (beginning a sentence) emphasises an exclamation
    Mas que porcaria!
    What the heck!
    Mas que diabos vocês estão fazendo aqui?
    What the hell are you doing here?

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:mas.

Synonyms

Derived terms

Adverb

mas (not comparable)

  1. (colloquial) emphasises a previous clause, adverb or adjective; really; and how
    Este livro é bom, mas bom mesmo.
    This book is good, really good.
    Os ladrões correram, mas correram.
    The thieves ran, and how they ran.

Quotations

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:mas.

Synonyms

Noun

mas m (plural mas)

  1. but (an instance of proclaiming an exception)
    Quero que você termine isso, sem mas nem porquês.
    I want you to finish this, no buts or whys.

Derived terms


Rohingya

Etymology

From Bengali (mach).

Noun

mas

  1. fish

Romani

Etymology

From Sanskrit ? (m?msá)

Noun

mas m (plural masa)

  1. meat

Romanian

Etymology

From Latin mansum, from mansus.

Noun

mas n (plural masuri)

  1. (popular) putting up for the night, spending the night

Declension

Related terms

Verb

mas

  1. past participle of mânea

Scottish Gaelic

Conjunction

mas

  1. if is

Usage notes

  • This is a shortened form of ma ("if") is ("am, is, are").
    mas cuimhne leat - if you remember (literally "if memory is with you")

Somali

Noun

mas m

  1. snake

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin magis.

Pronunciation

Conjunction

mas

  1. (formal) but
    Synonym: pero
  2. (formal) however
    Synonyms: sin embargo, no obstante

Adverb

mas

  1. Misspelling of más.
  2. Obsolete spelling of más

Further reading


Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English must.

Verb

mas

  1. must
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:3:
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