foso

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See also: föso

Esperanto[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈfoso]
  • Rhymes: -oso
  • Hyphenation: fo‧so

Etymology 1[edit]

fosi +‎ -o

Noun[edit]

foso (accusative singular foson, plural fosoj, accusative plural fosojn)

  1. ditch, moat, trench
  2. (uncommon) grave

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Etymology 2[edit]

Ultimately from Malagasy fosa.

Noun[edit]

foso (accusative singular foson, plural fosoj, accusative plural fosojn)

  1. fossa (Madagascan carnivorous mongoose)

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English fosseFrench fosseItalian fossaSpanish foso. Compare Esperanto foso.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foso (plural fosi)

  1. hole, pit, cavity

Derived terms[edit]

  • foseto (small hole; dimple)
  • fosifar (to dig or make a pit)

See also[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

foso f

  1. vocative singular of fosă

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian fosso. Cognate with English fosse.

Noun[edit]

foso m (plural fosos)

  1. ditch, trench
  2. moat, fosse
  3. (shooting) trap

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

foso

  1. first-person singular present indicative of fosar

Further reading[edit]


Ternate[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

foso

  1. (stative) to be forbidden, taboo

Conjugation[edit]

Conjugation of foso
Singular Plural
Inclusive Exclusive
1st tofoso fofoso mifoso
2nd nofoso nifoso
3rd Masculine ofoso ifoso, yofoso
Feminine mofoso
Neuter ifoso
- archaic

References[edit]

  • Rika Hayami-Allen (2001) A descriptive study of the language of Ternate, the northern Moluccas, Indonesia, University of Pittsburgh