couscous

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

First attested circa 16th century, from French, from Arabic كُسْكُس ‎(kuskus) from Tamazight ⵙⴽⵙⵓ ‎(seksu).

Noun[edit]

couscous ‎(plural couscouses)

  1. A pasta of North African origin made of crushed and steamed semolina.
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:couscous.

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Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

couscous

  1. Alternative form of kuskus

Declension[edit]

Inflection of couscous (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative couscous couscousit
genitive couscousin couscousien
partitive couscousia couscouseja
illative couscousiin couscouseihin
singular plural
nominative couscous couscousit
accusative nom.? couscous couscousit
gen. couscousin
genitive couscousin couscousien
partitive couscousia couscouseja
inessive couscousissa couscouseissa
elative couscousista couscouseista
illative couscousiin couscouseihin
adessive couscousilla couscouseilla
ablative couscousilta couscouseilta
allative couscousilleˣ couscouseilleˣ
essive couscousina couscouseina
translative couscousiksi couscouseiksi
instructive couscousein
abessive couscousitta couscouseitta
comitative couscouseineen