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  • IPA(key): /nas̺a/ [na.s̺a]
  • Rhymes: -as̺a
  • Hyphenation: na‧sa

nasa inan

  1. (nautical) dock
  2. (rail transport) platform
  • “nasa”, in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], Euskaltzaindia
  • “nasa”, in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], Euskaltzaindia, 1987–2005

From Latin nassa.

  • IPA(key): /ˈnasa̝/

nasa f (plural nasas)

  1. pot, fish trap
  • nasada
  • naseiro
  • nasil
  • “nasa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • “nasa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “nasa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.


  1. indefinite genitive plural of nös
  • asa

From na +‎ sa.


  1. expect; wait

Borrowed from Sanskrit लालसा (lālasā, desire).


  1. wish; want; desire
  • nase (e infinitive)

From nase (sensory organ).

nasa (present tense nasar, past tense nasa, past participle nasa, passive infinitive nasast, present participle nasande, imperative nasa/nas)

  1. to smell, sniff
  2. to nose (snoop)
  • “nase” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

From Proto-Germanic *nasō, whence also Old English nosu, Old Norse nǫs (Icelandic nös), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s-.

nasa f

  1. nose
  • Middle High German: nase
    • Alemannic German: Nase, Naase (Basel, Aargau, Lucerne, Zug, Schwyz, Uri)
      • Swabian: Nas
    • Bavarian: Nosn
    • Central Franconian: Nas, Noas, Nos (western Moselle Franconian)
      • Hunsrik: Naas
      • Luxembourgish: Nues
    • East Franconian: Nous
    • German: Nase
    • Rhine Franconian: Noos
      • Pennsylvania German: Naas
    • Vilamovian: nōs, nōz
    • Yiddish: נאָז (noz)
  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Althochdeutsches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014
  • IPA(key): /na.ˈsa/, [na.ˈsa]


  1. because

Inherited from Latin nassa.

  • IPA(key): /ˈnasa/ [ˈ]
  • Rhymes: -asa
  • Syllabification: na‧sa

nasa f (plural nasas)

  1. weir
  2. fish-trap
  • “nasa”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014

-nasa (infinitive kunasa)

  1. to trap or capture
  2. to be confined or trapped
  3. to hit (to strike)
  • Nominal derivations:
    • kinasa (trap)

From månsing cant, of uncertain origin, possibly:

  • From Tavringer Romani nasja (to walk, run), from Romani naš- (to run, hurry, flee).
  • From a dialectal word nasa (”to smell, to search”).
  • IPA(key): /²nɑːsa/
  • Rhymes: -²ɑːsa

nasa (present nasar, preterite nasade, supine nasat, imperative nasa)

  1. (historical, derogatory) to travel around and sell transportable goods
  • nasare
  • nasa in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)
  • Gerd Carling (2005) “nasa”, in Romani i svenskan: Storstadsslang och standardspråk, Stockholm: Carlsson, →ISBN, pages 94-95
  • anas, ansa
  • asa

Possibly from na- +‎ sa. See also Cebuano naa.

  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ˈnasa/ [ˈn̪aː.sɐ]
  • Rhymes: -asa
  • Syllabification: na‧sa

nasa (Baybayin spelling ᜈᜐ)

  1. marks the location of something; (to be) in, on, at

Borrowed from Sanskrit लालसा (lālasā, desire).

  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ˈnasaʔ/ [ˈn̪aː.sɐʔ]
  • Rhymes: -asaʔ
  • Syllabification: na‧sa

nasà (Baybayin spelling ᜈᜐ)

  1. wish; want; desire
  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /ˈnasa/ [ˈn̪aː.sɐ]
  • Rhymes: -asa
  • Syllabification: na‧sa

nasa (Baybayin spelling ᜈᜐ)

  1. (obsolete) complete aspect of masa: to read
  • (Standard Tagalog) IPA(key): /naˈsaʔ/ [n̪ɐˈsaʔ]
  • Rhymes: -aʔ
  • Syllabification: na‧sa

nasâ (Baybayin spelling ᜈᜐ)

  1. (obsolete) complete aspect of masa: to make wet
  • anas, sana, sa- -an, saan

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