fos

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See also: fós, fős, and fös

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fos (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of freedom of speech.

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

fos

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of ser
  2. first/third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of ésser

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin fūsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

fos (feminine fosa, masculine plural fosos, feminine plural foses)

  1. past participle of fondre

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin fūsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fos m (plural fossos)

  1. (Alghero) Alternative form of fossa

Cornish[edit]

Noun[edit]

fos f (plural fosow)

  1. wall

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Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Revived ca. 1750 through Norwegian foss, from Old Norse foss, fors. Cognate with Swedish fors, Faroese fossur, and Icelandic foss.

Noun[edit]

fos c (singular definite fossen, plural indefinite fosser or (now rare) fosse)

  1. (Norway) waterfall
    Synonym: vandfald
    • 1872, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, “Bjørnejægeren [The Bear Hunter]”, in Fortællinger [Tales], page 359:
      Den var bunden med Jærnlænker, sagde han, og endda havde den slidt over den, som var om Forbenene; han saa tydelig, der var Liv i den, og Blod gik ifra den som en Fos!
      It was bound with iron chains, he said, and yet it had broken the one around its front legs; he saw clearly that it was alive, and blood flowed from it like a waterfall!
    • 1933, Knut Hamsun, Mens livet lever [While Life Plays], pages 276–277:
      Det stod et vaatt Drev og en besk Vind fra Fossen ovenfor, skjønt Solen skinnet var det Veir til Oljehyr og Sydvest.
      There was a wet drift and a bitter wind from the waterfall above, and even if the sun shone, there was weather for an oilskin suit and ou’wester.

Descendants[edit]

  • Norwegian Bokmål: foss

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pačke like Mansi пош (poš), Finnish paska and Estonian pask. For the verb sense, see also fosik.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fos (usually uncountable, plural fosok)

  1. (vulgar) liquid excrement

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fos fosok
accusative fost fosokat
dative fosnak fosoknak
instrumental fossal fosokkal
causal-final fosért fosokért
translative fossá fosokká
terminative fosig fosokig
essive-formal fosként fosokként
essive-modal
inessive fosban fosokban
superessive foson fosokon
adessive fosnál fosoknál
illative fosba fosokba
sublative fosra fosokra
allative foshoz fosokhoz
elative fosból fosokból
delative fosról fosokról
ablative fostól fosoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
fosé fosoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
foséi fosokéi
Possessive forms of fos
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. fosom fosaim
2nd person sing. fosod fosaid
3rd person sing. fosa fosai
1st person plural fosunk fosaink
2nd person plural fosotok fosaitok
3rd person plural fosuk fosaik

Adjective[edit]

fos (comparative fosabb, superlative legfosabb)

  1. (slang) shitty, crappy, trashy, worthless
    Synonyms: ócska, gyatra, silány

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fos fosok
accusative fost fosokat
dative fosnak fosoknak
instrumental fossal fosokkal
causal-final fosért fosokért
translative fossá fosokká
terminative fosig fosokig
essive-formal fosként fosokként
essive-modal
inessive fosban fosokban
superessive foson fosokon
adessive fosnál fosoknál
illative fosba fosokba
sublative fosra fosokra
allative foshoz fosokhoz
elative fosból fosokból
delative fosról fosokról
ablative fostól fosoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
fosé fosoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
foséi fosokéi

Verb[edit]

fos

  1. (vulgar) Alternative form of fosik (to pass liquid excrement)

Usage notes[edit]

This form also occurs when a verbal prefix is separated from the verb:

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

Further reading[edit]

  • (noun sense): fos in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (verb sense): fos , partly redirecting to fosik in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish foss (rest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fos m (genitive singular fois) (literary)

  1. rest, a stop, a halt
    Synonym: sos
  2. a prop, buttress, wall

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fos fhos bhfos
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Further reading[edit]

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

fos

  1. plural of fo

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fos

  1. genitive plural of fosa

Tetum[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəʀas. Compare Javanese wos, Malay beras.

Noun[edit]

fos

  1. husked rice

Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English force.

Noun[edit]

fos

  1. force