sus

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See also: Sus, šūs, and süs

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin sūsum < Latin sursūm. Compare Daco-Romanian sus.

Adverb[edit]

sus

  1. up

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /suːs/, [suːˀs]

Noun[edit]

sus n (singular definite suset, plural indefinite sus)

  1. whistling, singing
  2. whisper, soughing
  3. whizz
  4. rush (pleasurable sensation experienced after use of a stimulant)

Synonyms[edit]

Inflection[edit]

Verb[edit]

sus

  1. Imperative of suse.

Finnish[edit]

Interjection[edit]

sus

  1. oh; used only in the expression shown in the example below.

French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French, from Vulgar Latin sūsum < Latin sūrsum. Cognate to Italian su.

Adverb[edit]

sus

  1. (dated) up
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

see savoir

Verb[edit]

sus

  1. First-person singular past historic of savoir
  2. Second-person singular past historic of savoir

Guernésiais[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin sursum.

Preposition[edit]

sus

  1. on

Jèrriais[edit]

Verb[edit]

sus

  1. first-person singular preterite of saver

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *suH-. Compare Ancient Greek ὗς (hus), English swine, sow.

Noun[edit]

sūs m, f (genitive suis); third declension

  1. pig

Declension[edit]

Third declension, irregular.

Number Singular Plural
nominative sūs suēs
genitive suis suium
dative suī suibus
sūbus
accusative suim
suem
suīs
suēs
ablative suī
sue
suibus
sūbus
vocative sūs suēs

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Campidanese Sardinian: sue

References[edit]

  • sus in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • Michiel de Vaan (2008), Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages, Leiden, Boston: Brill Academic Publishers

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Latin sūrsum.

Preposition[edit]

sus

  1. on; on top of; atop

Descendants[edit]

  • French: sus (obsolete)

Old French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin subtus.

Preposition[edit]

sus

  1. under; underneath
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Latin sūrsum.

Preposition[edit]

sus

  1. on; on top of; atop
Descendants[edit]

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Vulgar Latin root *sūsum, from Latin sūrsum.

Adverb[edit]

sus

  1. up

Antonyms[edit]

See also[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

sus pl

  1. plural form of su His, her, its, one's.
  2. (formal) Your.
Related terms[edit]

Turkish[edit]

Verb[edit]

sus

  1. Second-person imperative of susmak.

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From suster, from Old Frisian swester, from Proto-Germanic *swestēr, from Proto-Indo-European *swésōr. Compare Dutch zuster, zus, Low German swester, English sister, German Schwester, Danish søster.

Noun[edit]

sus c (plural sussen)

  1. sister