bos

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

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

bos

  1. plural of bo

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch bos, from Middle Dutch bosch, busch, from Old Dutch *busc, from Proto-West Germanic *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

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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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vos. Cognate to Spanish os and French vous.

Pronoun[edit]

bos

  1. you (second-person plural direct pronoun)
  2. (to) you (second-person plural indirect pronoun)

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Cornish[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

bos

  1. to be

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

bos

  1. (literary) barefoot, barefooted

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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. indefinite genitive singular of bo

Dutch[edit]

een bos (n, a forest)

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch bosch, busch, from Old Dutch *busc, from Proto-West Germanic *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bɔs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bos
  • Rhymes: -ɔs

Noun[edit]

bos n (plural bossen, diminutive bosje n)

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

Noun[edit]

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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Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: bos
  • English: bush
  • Indonesian: bos

Friulian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

bos m (plural bos)

  1. box (tree)
  2. boxwood

Galician[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bos

  1. masculine plural of bo

Guinea-Bissau Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese vos. Cognate with Kabuverdianu bo.

Pronoun[edit]

bos

  1. you (plural second person)

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɔs]
  • Hyphenation: bos

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch bos (cluster, bunch), from Middle Dutch bosch, busch, from Old Dutch *busc, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

Noun[edit]

bos (plural, first-person possessive bosku, second-person possessive bosmu, third-person possessive bosnya)

  1. cluster, bunch.

Etymology 2[edit]

From English boss, from Dutch baas, from Middle Dutch baes (master of a household, friend), from Old Dutch *baso (uncle, kinsman), from Proto-Germanic *baswô, masculine form of Proto-Germanic *baswǭ (father's sister, aunt, cousin). Cognate with Middle Low German bās (supervisor, foreman), Old Frisian bas (master) (> Saterland Frisian Boas (boss)), Old High German basa ("father's sister, cousin"; > German Base (aunt, cousin)).

Noun[edit]

bos (plural, first-person possessive bosku, second-person possessive bosmu, third-person possessive bosnya)

  1. boss, leader, head.

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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
    Synonym: dearna
  2. (hurling) the flattened, curved end of a hurley

Declension[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.

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Kristang[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]

Kristang 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.

Ladino[edit]

Noun[edit]

bos f (Latin spelling, plural bozes)

  1. Alternative form of boz

Latin[edit]

Latin Wikipedia has an article on:
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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 or f (irregular, 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.
  2. (in the plural) cattle (bovine animals)

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (irregular).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bōs bovēs
Genitive bovis boum
Dative bovī bōbus
būbus
Accusative bovem bovēs
Ablative bove bōbus
būbus
Vocative bōs bovēs

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: bou
  • Asturian: güe
  • Bourguignon: beu
  • Catalan: bou
    • Galician: bou
  • Corsican: boiu
  • Dalmatian: bu
  • Franco-Provençal: bôf
  • Friulian: bo

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bos n (definite singular boset, uncountable)

  1. garbage, rubbish, waste

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Old Frisian[edit]

Ēn bōs.

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *bansiz (stall), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to bind). Cognates include Old English *bōs, Old Saxon *bōs and Old Norse báss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bōs m

  1. stall, byre

Descendants[edit]

  • Saterland Frisian: Buus
  • West Frisian: bús

References[edit]

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *bosъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

bȍs or bòs (not comparable)

  1. barefoot

Inflection[edit]

Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. bós bósa bóso
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative bós ind
bósi def
bósa bóso
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
bóso bóso
genitive bósega bóse bósega
dative bósemu bósi bósemu
locative bósem bósi bósem
instrumental bósim bóso bósim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative bósa bósi bósi
accusative bósa bósi bósi
genitive bósih bósih bósih
dative bósima bósima bósima
locative bósih bósih bósih
instrumental bósima bósima bósima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative bósi bóse bósa
accusative bóse bóse bósa
genitive bósih bósih bósih
dative bósim bósim bósim
locative bósih bósih bósih
instrumental bósimi bósimi bósimi
Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. bòs bôsa bôso
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative bòs ind
bôsi def
bôsa bôso
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
bôso bôso
genitive bôsega bôse bôsega
dative bôsemu bôsi bôsemu
locative bôsem bôsi bôsem
instrumental bôsim bôso bôsim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative bôsa bôsi bôsi
accusative bôsa bôsi bôsi
genitive bôsih bôsih bôsih
dative bôsima bôsima bôsima
locative bôsih bôsih bôsih
instrumental bôsima bôsima bôsima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative bôsi bôse bôsa
accusative bôse bôse bôsa
genitive bôsih bôsih bôsih
dative bôsim bôsim bôsim
locative bôsih bôsih bôsih
instrumental bôsimi bôsimi bôsimi

Further reading[edit]

  • bos”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

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.

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

English boss

Noun[edit]

bos

  1. boss; overseer; master
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:26:
      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.”
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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Volapük[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

bos

  1. something

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