fosse

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See also: Fosse, fossé, fòsse, and fôsse

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Via Old French fossa, from Latin fossa (ditch, trench).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fosse (plural fosses)

  1. A ditch or moat.
  2. (anatomy) Alternative form of fossa

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French[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle French fosse, from Old French fosse, from Latin fossa.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fosse f (plural fosses)

  1. pit (hole in the ground)

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Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From earlier fusse, from Latin fuisset, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *bʰuH- (to become, be).

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfos.se/, [ˈfos̪ːe]
  • Stress: fósse
  • Hyphenation: fos‧se

Verb[edit]

fosse

  1. third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of essere

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔs.se/, [ˈfɔs̪ːe]
  • Stress: fòsse
  • Hyphenation: fos‧se

Noun[edit]

fosse f

  1. plural of fossa

Anagrams[edit]


Ladin[edit]

Verb[edit]

fosse

  1. first-person singular imperfect subjunctive of ester

Latin[edit]

Participle[edit]

fosse

  1. vocative masculine singular of fossus

References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “fosse”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French fosse, from Latin fossa.

Noun[edit]

fosse f (plural fosses)

  1. fosse

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fossa.

Noun[edit]

fosse f (oblique plural fosses, nominative singular fosse, nominative plural fosses)

  1. fosse
  2. hole in the ground
  3. a grave

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • (fr) Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (fosse, supplement)

Portuguese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Forms of ser and ir:

Forms of fossar:

Verb[edit]

fosse

  1. first-person singular (eu) imperfect subjunctive of ser
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) imperfect subjunctive of ser
  3. first-person singular (eu) imperfect subjunctive of ir
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) imperfect subjunctive of ir
  5. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of fossar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of fossar
  7. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of fossar
  8. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of fossar