flus

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See also: fłūs

English[edit]

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flus

  1. plural of flu

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From early New High German fluss (stream), from fliessen (to flow).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈflus]
  • Rhymes: -us
  • Hyphenation: flus

Noun[edit]

flus m inan

  1. (slightly vulgar) gob of spit, phlegm [16th c.]
    • 1902, Vlast[1], volume 19, page 327:
      Když dobytek zapálení plic dostane, tuž nežere, těžce dýchá, na sucho kašle, žluté flusy jdou z nosu jeho, dostane žluté oči a suchý jazyk, [] .
      When the cattle gets pneumonia, they stop feeding, breath with difficulties, have a dry cough, yellow phlegm flows out of the nostrils, get yellow eyes and dry tongue, [] .

Usage notes[edit]

While in historical texts the word is used neutrally, recently it has been viewed as slightly vulgar.

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "flusat" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 192.

Further reading[edit]

  • flus in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • flus in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse flus.

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flus n (genitive singular flus, plural flus)

  1. peelings (from a potato or apple)
  2. (hair, biology) dandruff

Declension[edit]

n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative flus flusið flus flusini
Accusative flus flusið flus flusini
Dative flusi flusinum flusum flusunum
Genitive flus flusins flusa flusanna

Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic فُلُوس (fulūs).

Noun[edit]

flus m pl

  1. money

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

flus

  1. Alternative form of flees