Meaning of まし in Japanese

It seems that まし(mashi) is an inflection of ます.
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Definition of まし

さる(saru) · まし(mashi) · ましら(mashira)

猿 Kanji Details

  1. (n) monkey (esp. the Japanese macaque, Macaca fuscata)

    I saw some monkeys climbing the tree.

  2. sly person
  3. sliding wooden bolt (for holding a door or window shut)
  4. clasp used to control the height of a pot-hook →Related words: 自在鉤
  5. bathhouse prostitute →Related words: 湯女
まし(mashi) · マシ(mashi) 増し

増 Kanji Details

  1. (adj-na) better; less objectionable; preferable
  2. (n-suf) more; increase; extra

    Non-members pay an additional 50 dollars.

  3. (n) increase; growth
なむち(namuchi) · なれ(nare) · まし(mashi)

汝 Kanji Details

  1. (pn, adj-no) you
ませ(mase) · まし(mashi)
  1. (aux) (used to make a polite request or demand) please →Related words: ます
  2. used to increase the politeness of a greeting, apology, etc.

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