bos

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See also: Bos, Bos., bo's, boș, boš, and boş

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch bos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bos (plural bosse, diminutive bossie)

  1. wood, forest
  2. bush, shrub
  3. bunch, bundle, sheaf, bouquet
    Hy het vir my 'n bossie blomme gegee
    He gave me a bunch/bouquet of flowers

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Cornish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bos

  1. to be

Conjugation[edit]

Note that the personal pronoun (the subject in general) follows the verb.

Singular Plural
Present tense - short form
First person ov vy/ma, oma (I am) on ni (we are)
Second person os jy/ta (you are) owgh hwi (you are)
Third person yw ev/va, ywa (he is) yns i (they are)
Present tense - long form
First person erov vy, erom (I am) eron ni (we are)
Second person eros jy, es (you are) dydych hwi (you are)
Third person yma/ma ev/va (he is) ymons/mons i (they are)
Imperfect tense - short form
First person en vy (I was) en ni (we were)
Second person es jy (you were) ewgh hwi (you were)
Third person o ev/o (he was) ens i (they were)
Imperfect tense - long form
First person esen vy (I was) esen ni (we were)
Second person eses jy (you were) esewgh hwi (you were)
Third person esa ev/o (he was) esens i (they were)
Future tense
First person bedhav vy, bedham (I will be) bedhyn ni (we will be)
Second person bedhys jy (you will be) bedhowgh hwi (you will be)
Third person bedh ev/o (he will be) bedhons i (they will be)
Preterite tense
First person beuv vy, beum (I was) beun ni (we were)
Second person beus jy (you were) bewgh hwi (you were)
Third person beu ev/o (he was) bons i (they were)
Conditional tense
First person bien vy, biem (I would be) bien ni (we would be)
Second person bies jy (you would be) biewgh hwi (you would be)
Third person bia ev/o (he would be) biens i (they would be)
Present-future subjunctive
First person bon vy (I am) bon ni (we are)
Second person bos jy (you are) bowgh hwi (you are)
Third person bo ev/o (he is) bons i (they were)
Imperfect subjunctive
First person ben vy, beum (I might have been) ben ni (we might have been)
Second person bes jy (you might have) bewgh hwi (you might have been)
Third person be ev/o (he might have been) bens i (they might have been)

Dalmatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly from Latin buxus (box tree).

Noun[edit]

bos m

  1. oak tree

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

bos m

  1. thigh, hind quarters

Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bos n

  1. genitive singular indefinite of bo

Dutch[edit]

een bos (n, a forest)

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bosch, busch, from Old Dutch *busk, from Frankish *busc, *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz. Compare German Busch, West Frisian bosk, English bush, Danish busk.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bos n (plural bossen, diminutive bosje n)

  1. wood, forest
    Zij ging wandelen in de bossen.
    She went walking in the woods.

bos m (plural bossen, diminutive bosje n)

  1. bouquet, cluster, bunch
    Hij bracht een bosje bloemen mee.
    He brought me a bouquet of flowers.

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Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

bos f (genitive boise, nominative plural bosa)

  1. (anatomy) palm of the hand
  2. (hurling) the flattened, curved end of a hurley

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bos bhos mbos
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

bos f (Latin spelling, plural bozes)

  1. Alternative form of boz.

Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:

Wikipedia la

bōs (a bull)

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Osco-Umbrian, most likely Sabellic (vs. expected Latin **ūs ~ **vōs), from Proto-Italic *gʷōs; ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws, which also gave Ancient Greek βοῦς (boûs), Sanskrit गो (go) (nominative singular gaús), and English cow.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bōs m, f (genitive bovis); third declension

  1. a cow, bull, or ox
    • c. 98 CE, Tacitus, Germania 18
      Hoc iuncti boves, hoc paratus equus, hoc data arma denuntiant.
      The yoked oxen, the harnessed steed, the gift of arms, proclaim this fact.

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, irregular.

Number Singular Plural
nominative bōs bovēs
genitive bovis boum
dative bovī bōbus
būbus
accusative bovem bovēs
ablative bove bōbus
būbus
vocative bōs bovēs

Synonyms[edit]

Hyponyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Taxonomy: Bos taurus (domestic cow) on Wikipedia

References[edit]

  • bos in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879

Malaccan Creole Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese vós (ye), from Old Portuguese vos, from Latin vōs (ye).

Pronoun[edit]

bos

  1. you; thou (second-person singular personal pronoun)[1]

See also[edit]

Malaccan Creole Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Person Singular Plural
First yo nus
Second bos bolotu
Third eli olotu

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010, Ladislav Prištic, Kristang - Crioulo de Base Portuguesa, Masaryk University, page 26.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bosъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bȏs (definite bȏsī, Cyrillic spelling бо̑с)

  1. barefoot

Declension[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bós or bòs (not comparable)

  1. barefoot

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of bo

Verb[edit]

bos

  1. infinitive passive of bo.
  2. present tense passive of bo.

Synonyms[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English boss

Noun[edit]

bos

  1. boss; overseer; master
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, Genesis 1:26 (translation here):
      Bihain God i tok olsem, “Nau yumi wokim ol manmeri bai ol i kamap olsem yumi yet. Bai yumi putim ol i stap bos bilong ol pis na ol pisin na bilong olgeta kain animal na bilong olgeta samting bilong graun.”

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Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bos

  1. something

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