коса

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Bulgarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

коса (kosáf

  1. (countable) hair (the collection or mass of filaments growing from the skin of humans and animals)
  2. (countable) corn silk
  3. (countable) scythe

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Macedonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

коса (kosaf

  1. hair (collective) (growth on head)
  2. scythe

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Russian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

коса́ (kosáf inan

  1. plait, tress, braid, pigtail, queue
  2. scythe
  3. sandbank, (river) bank, spit (small point of land jutting into the sea)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From the Xhosa name of the language isiXhosa

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Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

ко́са (kósam inan

  1. Xhosa
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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kǒsa/
  • Hyphenation: ко‧са

Noun[edit]

ко̀са f (Latin spelling kòsa)

  1. hair
  2. scythe

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Usage notes[edit]

Note that коса is rarely used as a singular noun to mean 'one hair'. For that function, the word длака is usually used.


Ukrainian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

коса́ (kosáf inan (genitive коси́, nominative plural ко́си)

  1. braided hair
  2. scythe
  3. (dialectal) spleen, pancreas
  4. (dialectal) tendon

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References[edit]

  • коса” in Ivan Bilodid (editor-in-chief) (1970–1980), Slovnyk ukrajinsʹkoji movy [Dictionary of the Ukrainian language], in 11 vols, Kiev: Naukova Dumka