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]

Indicative Subjunctive Imperative
Present
(short)
Present
(long)
Future-
Habitual
Imperfect
(short)
Imperfect
(long)
Preterite Conditional Present-
future
Imperfect
1s ov vy, o'ma erov vy bedhav vy en vy esen vy beuv vy bien vy biv vy, bon vy ben vy -
2s os jy, os ta eros jy, es ta bedhydh jy es jy eses jy beus jy bies jy bi jy, bos jy bes jy bedhes
3s yw ev yma ev, usi ev, eus bydh ev o ev esa ev beu ev bia ev bo ev be ev bydh
1p on ni eron ni bedhyn ni en ni esen ni beun ni bien ni byn ni, bon ni ben ni bedhyn
2p owgh hwi erowgh hwi bedhowgh hwi ewgh hwi esewgh hwi bewgh hwi biewgh hwi bowgh hwi bewgh hwi bedhowgh
3p yns i ymons i, usons i bedhons i ens i esens i bons i biens i bons i bens i bedhens
0 or eder bedher os eses beus bies ber bes -
Present participle: ow pos
Verbal adjective: (not used)

Mutation[edit]


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.

Derived terms[edit]


Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin buxus, from Ancient Greek πύξος ‎(púxos).

Noun[edit]

bos m ‎(plural bos)

  1. box (tree)
  2. boxwood

Irish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish bas, bos ‎(palm), from Proto-Celtic *bostā ‎(palm, fist) (compare Breton boz ‎(hollow of the hand)), from Proto-Indo-European *gwosto-, *gwosdʰo- ‎(branch).

Noun[edit]

bos f ‎(genitive singular 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

Declension[edit]