bossa

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin, Late Latin bursa, from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa). Doublet of borsa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bossa f (plural bosses)

  1. bag, pouch
  2. purse, handbag
  3. (figuratively) money

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French[edit]

Verb[edit]

bossa

  1. third-person singular past historic of bosser

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French bosse (hump, lump, small elevation).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: bos‧sa

Noun[edit]

bossa f (plural bossas)

  1. (anatomy) hump (rounded mass, as in a camel)
  2. (anatomy) hunch (protuberance)

References[edit]

  1. ^ bossa” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Sassarese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish bolsa, from Late Latin bursa, a borrowing from Ancient Greek βύρσα (búrsa, hide, wine-skin).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bossa f (plural bossi)

  1. bag, specifically:
    1. A flexible container.
    2. A handbag.
    3. A schoolbag.

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References[edit]

  • Rubattu, Antoninu (2006) Dizionario universale della lingua di Sardegna, 2nd edition, Sassari: Edes