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Mars definition

Overview

This page has 48 definitions of Mars with English translations in 23 languages. Mars is a proper noun and noun. Examples of how to use Mars in a sentence are shown. Also define these 0 related words and terms: .

See also: mars, MARS, mârs, marš, Марс, and марс

English Mars definition

Mars astronomical symbol
Mars (planet)

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Middle English Mars, from Latin Mars (god of war), from older Latin (older than 75 B.C.E.) Māvors. 𐌌𐌀𐌌𐌄𐌓𐌔 (mamers) was his Oscan name. He was also known as Marmor, Marmar and Maris, the latter from the Etruscan deity Maris.

Proper noun

Mars

  1. (astronomy) The fourth planet in the solar system. Symbol:
    Mars has two moons, Deimos and Phobos.
  2. (Roman mythology) The Roman god of war.
    Synonym: Ares
    Mars was the lover of Venus, and together they had a daughter called Harmonia.
  3. (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.
Derived terms
Translations

See also

Solar System in English · Solar System (layout · text)
Star Sun
Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Mercury Venus Earth Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uranus Neptune Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable
moons
Moon Phobos
Deimos
Ganymede
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
(MK2) Dysnomia

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, page 206:
      Easily eight foot tall, each was big, brown and glutinous - like giant Mars Bars squeezed and welded into nightmarish sculptures.
Translations
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Etymology 3

Alternative forms.

Noun

Mars

  1. Alternative form of Mas

Anagrams


Afrikaans Mars definition

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: Mars

Etymology

From Dutch Mars.

Proper Noun

Mars

  1. (astronomy) Mars
  2. (Roman mythology) Mars

See also


Czech Mars definition

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. (inanimate) Mars, the fourth planet in the solar system
  2. (animate) Mars, the Roman god of war

Declension

animate
inanimate

Derived terms

  • marsovský
  • Marsův
  • Marťan
  • marťanský
  • martský
  • Martův

See also

Solar System in Czech · sluneční soustava (layout · text)
Star Slunce
Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Merkur Venuše Země Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturn Uran Neptun Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable
moons
Měsíc Phobos/Fobos
Deimos
Ganymed
Callisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Iapetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Charon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
(MK2) Dysnomia

Further reading


Danish Mars definition

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)

See also

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


Dutch Mars definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin Mārs.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. (astronomy) Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Related terms


Estonian Mars definition

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Ewe Mars definition

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars

  1. March
    Synonym: Tedoxe

Faroese Mars definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin Mars.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Declension

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Mars
Accusative Mars
Dative Marsi
Genitive Mars

See also


Finnish Mars definition

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɑrs/, [ˈmɑrs̠]
  • Rhymes: -ɑrs
  • Syllabification: Mars

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

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
Possessive forms of Mars (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person Marsini Marsimme
2nd person Marsisi Marsinne
3rd person Marsinsa

Derived terms

See also

Solar System in Finnish · Aurinkokunta (layout · text)
Star Aurinko
Planets and
most likely
dwarf planets
Merkurius Venus Maa Mars Ceres Jupiter Saturnus Uranus Neptunus Pluto Haumea Makemake Eris
Notable
moons
Kuu Phobos
Deimos
Ganymedes
Kallisto
Io
Europa
Titan
Rhea
Japetus
Dione
Tethys
Enceladus
Mimas
Titania
Oberon
Umbriel
Ariel
Miranda
Triton Kharon
Hydra
Nix
Kerberos
Styx
Hiʻiaka
Namaka
(MK2) Dysnomia

French Mars definition

Etymology

From Latin Mars

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars ?

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

German Mars definition

Etymology

From Latin Mārs.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m (genitive Mars)

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

See also

References

  • Mars” in Duden online
  • Mars” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hungarian Mars definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin Mars.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

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
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Marsé
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Marséi
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 Mars definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin Mars.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Declension


Irish Mars definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin Mars.

Proper noun

Mars m (genitive Marsa)

  1. Mars (planet)
    Synonym: Máirt
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Declension

See also

Mutation

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

Further reading

  • "Mars" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “Mars” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “Mars” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Latin Mars definition

Etymology

From Old Latin Māvors, from Proto-Italic *Māwortis. 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 sg (genitive Mārtis); third declension

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Usage notes

The name of the god could, through interpretatio romana, serve to replace the name of a war god in a foreign language. Thus Saxo Grammaticus, for example, uses the term to refer to the Norse god Odin, alternating it with the borrowed form Ōthinus.

Declension

Third-declension noun, singular only.

Case Singular
Nominative Mārs
Genitive Mārtis
Dative Mārtī
Accusative Mārtem
Ablative Mārte
Vocative Mārs

Noun

Mārs m (genitive Mārtis); third declension

  1. war, battle, conflict

Declension

Third-declension noun.

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 Mars definition

Proper noun

Mars m

  1. vocative singular form of Marss

Middle English Mars definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin Mars.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars

  1. The Roman god governing war; Mars.
  2. The red-coloured planet visible to the naked eye: Mars.

Synonyms

Related terms

Descendants

See also

References


Northern Sami Mars definition

Etymology

Borrowed from Norwegian Mars.

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)

Inflection

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

See also

Further reading

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Norwegian Mars definition

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /maːrs/, [maːʂ]

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

See also


Polish Mars definition

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars m pers

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Declension

Derived terms

Further reading

  • Mars in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian Mars definition

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mȁrs m (Cyrillic spelling Ма̏рс)

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Declension


Slovene Mars definition

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mȃrs m anim

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

Inflection

Planet:

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nominative Márs
genitive Mársa
singular
nominative Márs
accusative Márs
genitive Mársa
dative Mársu
locative Mársu
instrumental Mársom

God (or sometimes the planet):

Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nominative Márs
genitive Mársa
singular
nominative Márs
accusative Mársa
genitive Mársa
dative Mársu
locative Mársu
instrumental Mársom

See also

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


Swedish Mars definition

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Mars c (genitive Mars)

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (Roman god)

See also

Anagrams


Tatar Mars definition

Proper noun

Mars

  1. Mars (planet)

Declension

References


Tok Pisin Mars definition

Etymology

From English March.

Proper noun

Mars

  1. March

West Frisian Mars definition

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

Noun

Mars c (no plural)

  1. Mars (planet)
  2. Mars (god)

Further reading

  • Mars (III)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011