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Webster 1913 Edition


Mars

Mars

(märz)
,
p
rop.
Noun.
[L.
Mars
, gen.
Martis
, archaic
Mavors
, gen.
Mavortis
.]
1.
(Rom. Myth.)
The god of war and husbandry.
2.
(Astron.)
One of the planets of the solar system, the fourth in order from the sun, or the next beyond the earth, having a diameter of about 4,200 miles, a period of 687 days, and a mean distance of 141,000,000 miles. It is conspicuous for the redness of its light.
3.
(Alchemy)
The metallic element iron, the symbol of which ♂ was the same as that of the planet Mars.
[Archaic]
Chaucer.
Mars brown
,
a bright, somewhat yellowish, brown.

Webster 1828 Edition


Mars

M`ARS

,
Noun.
In mythology, the god of war; in modern usage, a planet; and in the old chimistry, a term for iron.

Definition 2022


Mars

Mars

See also: mars and marš

English

Mars astronomical symbol
Mars (planet)

Proper noun

Mars

  1. (Roman mythology) The Roman god of war.
    Mars was the lover of Venus, and together they had daughter called Harmonia.
  2. (poetic) War; a personification of war.
    In the first half of the twentieth century, Mars devastated Europe.
    • 1918, Ruth Stanley Farnam, A Nation at Bay: What an American Woman Saw and Did in Suffering Serbia, page 57:
      Mars rode upon the storm of horror and drank his fill of pain and blood. When the Serbian Army retreated before the foe, four times its own strength, it went backward facing the enemy and fighting every step of the way.
    • 1944, McGraw-Hill, Engineering and Mining Journal, volume 145, page 54:
      A relieved world then will eagerly turn to the task of reclaiming the destruction wrought by Mars ... A tremendous task, filled with infinite possibilities ... A profitable task, according to how well you are prepared to do your part in the rehabilitation ...
    • 1975, Helen Diane Russell, Jeffrey Blanchard, Jacques Callot: Prints & Related Drawings, Issue 21, page 10:
      The plague, inevitable companion of Mars, ravaged the populace.
  3. (astronomy) The fourth planet in the solar system. Symbol:
    Mars has two moons, Deimos and Phobos.
Synonyms
  • (god of war): Ares
Derived terms
Translations
See also

Etymology 2

After Frank C. Mars, who founded the company that produces these chocolate bars.

Proper noun

Mars

  1. The Mars Bar, a brand of chocolate bar with caramel and nougat filling.
    • 1985 — Michael Collier, Longest Day, p 206
      Easily eight foot tall, each was big, brown and glutinous - like giant Mars Bars squeezed and welded into nightmarish sculptures.
Translations

Anagrams


Czech

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. Mars

Derived terms


Danish

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars

See also

(planets of the solar system) planeter i solsystemet; Merkur, Venus, Jorden/jorden, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, Uranus, Neptun [edit]


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑrs

Proper noun

Mars ?

  1. (Roman mythology, astronomy) Mars

Estonian

Proper noun

Mars

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

Ewe

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʌɹs/

Proper noun

Mars

  1. March

Synonyms


Faroese

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin Mars.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maʂː/
  • Rhymes: -aʂː
  • Homophone: mars

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

Declension

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Mars
Accusative Mars
Dative Marsi
Genitive Mars

See also


Finnish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑrs/

Proper noun

Mars

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

Declension

Inflection of Mars (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative Mars
genitive Marsin
partitive Marsia
illative Marsiin
singular plural
nominative Mars
accusative nom. Mars
gen. Marsin
genitive Marsin
partitive Marsia
inessive Marsissa
elative Marsista
illative Marsiin
adessive Marsilla
ablative Marsilta
allative Marsille
essive Marsina
translative Marsiksi
instructive
abessive Marsitta
comitative

Derived terms


French

Etymology

From Latin Mars

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maʁs/

Proper noun

Mars

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

German

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m (genitive Mars)

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

See also


Hungarian

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin Mars.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɒrʃ]
  • Hyphenation: Mars

Proper noun

Mars

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

Declension

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative Mars
accusative Marsot
dative Marsnak
instrumental Marssal
causal-final Marsért
translative Marssá
terminative Marsig
essive-formal Marsként
essive-modal
inessive Marsban
superessive Marson
adessive Marsnál
illative Marsba
sublative Marsra
allative Marshoz
elative Marsból
delative Marsról
ablative Marstól
Possessive forms of Mars
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Marsom
2nd person sing. Marsod
3rd person sing. Marsa
1st person plural Marsunk
2nd person plural Marsotok
3rd person plural Marsuk

Derived terms

(Compound words):


Icelandic

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin Mars.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmar̥s/
  • Rhymes: -ar̥s
  • Homophone: mars

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

Declension


Irish

Etymology

Borrowing from Latin Mars.

Proper noun

Mars m (genitive Mhars)

  1. (Roman mythology, astronomy) Mars

See also

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
Mars Mhars unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin

Etymology

From older Latin (older than 75 BC) Māvors, from Proto-Italic *Mawort. Mamers was his Oscan name. He was also known as Marmor, Marmar and Maris, the latter from the Etruscan deity Maris.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mārs m (genitive Mārtis); third declension

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

Noun

Mārs m (genitive Mārtis); third declension

  1. war, battle, conflict

Inflection

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Mārs Mārtēs
genitive Mārtis Mārtum
dative Mārtī Mārtibus
accusative Mārtem Mārtēs
ablative Mārte Mārtibus
vocative Mārs Mārtēs

Derived terms

Descendants


Latvian

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. vocative singular form of Marss

Northern Sami

Etymology

Borrowing from Norwegian Mars.

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

See also


Norwegian

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /maːrs/, [maːʂ]

Proper noun

Mars

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

See also


Polish

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m pers

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

Declension

Derived terms


Serbo-Croatian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mârs/

Proper noun

Mȁrs m (Cyrillic spelling Ма̏рс)

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

Declension


Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmáːrs/
  • Tonal orthography: mȃrs

Proper noun

Márs m anim (genitive Mársa)

  1. (planet, Roman mythology) Mars

Declension

Planet:

God (or sometimes the planet):

See also

(planets of the Solar System) planéti osónčja; Merkúr, Vénera, Zémlja, Márs, Júpiter, Satúrn, Urán, Neptún


Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mars/

Proper noun

Mars

  1. (Roman mythology, planet) Mars

See also


Tatar

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)

Declension

References


Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English March.

Proper noun

Mars

  1. March

mars

mars

See also: Mars, MARs, and marš

English

Verb

mars

  1. third-person singular simple present indicative form of mar

Noun

mars

  1. plural of mar

Anagrams


Albanian

Etymology

From Latin martius.

Noun

mars m

  1. March

Catalan

Noun

mars

  1. plural of mar

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɑrs

Etymology 1

Noun

mars m (plural marsen, diminutive marsje n)

  1. march
Derived terms
Related terms

Interjection

mars

  1. march! (military command)
    Voorwaarts, mars!
    Forward, march!

Etymology 2

Noun

mars f (plural marsen, diminutive marsje n)

  1. basket (usually worn on the back like a rucksack)
Related terms
  • marskramer

Faroese

Noun

mars m

  1. March (month of the Gregorian calendar)

See also


Finnish

Interjection

mars

  1. march! (military command)



French

Etymology

From Old French mars, from (mensis) Latin mārtius.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maʁs/

Noun

mars m (plural mars)

  1. March (month)

Related terms

Derived terms

  • arriver comme mars en carême
  • grand mars
  • ides de mars

See also


Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmar̥s/
    Rhymes: -ar̥s
    Homophone: Mars

Etymology 1

Borrowing from Latin mārtiī, genitive singular of mārtius (relating to Mars), from Mārs (Mars, Roman god of war and agriculture).

Noun

mars m (invariable, no plural)

  1. March
Synonyms
Derived terms
See also

Etymology 2

Borrowing from Danish march (march), from French marche (walk, march), of Frankish origin, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *merǵ- (boundary, edge).

Noun

mars m (genitive singular mars, nominative plural marsar)

  1. march (musical piece such as is played while marching)
  2. march (type of dance)
Declension

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Latin mārtius (month of the god Mars).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mɑʃ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑʃ

Noun

mars m (indeclinable)

  1. March (third month of the Gregorian calendar)

References

See also


Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From Latin mārtius (month of the god Mars).

Noun

mars m (indeclinable)

  1. March (third month)

References


Old French

Etymology 1

From Latin mārtius.

Noun

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

  1. March (month)

Descendants

Etymology 2

see marc

Noun

mars m

  1. oblique plural of marc
  2. nominative singular of marc

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Sutsilvan, Puter, Vallader) marz

Etymology

From Latin mārtius (of March).

Proper noun

mars m

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Surmiran) March

Swedish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maʂ/

Noun

mars c

  1. March (month)

Tashelhit

Etymology

From Latin mārtius.

Noun

mars

  1. March (month)