costas

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English[edit]

Noun[edit]

costas

  1. plural of costa

Anagrams[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Middle English cost + -as

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

costas m (genitive singular costais, nominative plural costais)

  1. cost, expense

Declension[edit]

  • Alternative plural form: coistaisí (Cois Fharraige)

Derived terms[edit]

  • costasach (costly, expensive; sumptuous)
  • costasacht (costliness; sumptuousness)
  • fochostas (supplementary cost; (in plural) incidental expenses, extras)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
costas chostas gcostas
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

costās

  1. accusative plural of costa

References[edit]

  • costas” in Félix Gaffiot’s Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette (1934)
  • costas in Ramminger, Johann (accessed 16 July 2016) Neulateinische Wortliste: Ein Wörterbuch des Lateinischen von Petrarca bis 1700[1], pre-publication website, 2005-2016

Portuguese[edit]

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costas

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese costas (back), from Latin costa (rib), from Proto-Indo-European *kost-.

Noun[edit]

costas f pl (plurale tantum)

  1. back (the rear of body)
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

costas

  1. plural of costa

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

costas f pl

  1. plural of costa; coasts.