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Esse

Esse

See also: esse, êsse, essē, -esse, and -êsse

German

Noun

Esse f (genitive Esse, plural Essen)

  1. chimney-hood over a stove
Declension

Etymology 2

From the Latin esse.

Noun

Esse n (genitive Esse, no plural)

  1. (uncountable) existence
Declension

esse

esse

See also: Esse, êsse, essē, -esse, and -êsse

Corsican

Verb

esse

  1. To be.

Conjugation


French

Noun

esse m (plural esses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.

German

Verb

esse

  1. First-person singular indicative present form of essen.
  2. First-person singular subjunctive present form of essen.
  3. Third-person singular subjunctive present form of essen.

Italian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Noun

esse f, m (invariable)

  1. ess, es, the letter S/s.

Etymology 2

From Latin ipsae, from ipse.

Pronoun

esse f plural of essa

  1. they, them
Related terms

Latin

Etymology 1

Form of the verb sum ([I] am; [I] exist); from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésmi (I am, I exist).

Pronunciation

Verb

esse

  1. present infinitive of sum

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Verb

ēsse

  1. present active infinitive of edō

References


Neapolitan

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *essere, from Latin esse, present active infinitive of sum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛssɐ/

Verb

esse

  1. to be

Old Irish

Alternative forms

Pronoun

esse

  1. third-person singular feminine of as

Piedmontese

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *essere, from Latin esse, present active infinitive of sum.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ese/

Verb

esse

  1. to be

Conjugation

infinitive esse
present gerundive essend
past participle stàit
Present indicative Past indicative Future indicative Present subjunctive Past subjunctive Present Conditional
First-person singular i son i j'era i sarai i sia i fussa i sarìa
Second-person singular it ses it j'ere it saras it sie it fusse it sarìe
Third-person singular a l'é a l'era a sarà a sia a fussa a sarìa
First-person plural i soma i j'ero i saroma i sio i fusso i sarìo
Second-person plural i seve i j'ere i sareve i sie i fusse i sarìe
Third-person plural a son a j'ero i saran a sio a fusso a sarìo

Portuguese

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese esse, from Latin ipse (himself).

Alternative forms

Pronunciation

Pronoun

esse m (feminine essa, plural esses, feminine plural essas)

  1. that (near you)
    Esse chapéu está limpo?
    Is that hat clean?
  2. that; this (indicates something already mentioned or understood from context)
    Esse é o segredo para vencer.
    This is the secret to winning.
  3. (Brazil) this (near me)
    Esse livro é muito bom.
    This book is very good.
Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:esse.

Synonyms

See also

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,
de + X daquele daquela daqueles daquelas daquilo dali
em + X naquele naquela naqueles naquelas naquilo
a + X àquele àquela àqueles àquelas àquilo

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Noun

esse m (plural esses)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter S/s.
  2. something shaped like the letter S
Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:esse.