fus

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See also: fús, fûs, and füs

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *sputja, from Proto-Indo-European *pHu-tó- (compare Serbo-Croatian pítati (to ask), Tocharian B putk- (to divide, share), Latin putāre (to prune)).

Verb[edit]

fus (first-person singular past tense futa, participle futur)

  1. I insert, I put (something) in
  2. I fuck (vulgar, slang)
    Futja (karin) morë.
    Fuck it man.

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūsus. Compare Romanian fus.

Noun[edit]

fus n (plural fusi / fuse or fusuri)

  1. spindle

Related terms[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūsus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fus m (plural fusos)

  1. spindle

Derived terms[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fy/
  • (file)

Verb[edit]

fus

  1. first-person singular past historic of être
  2. second-person singular past historic of être

Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English fūs, see below

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fus

  1. ready, eager, striving forward, inclined to, willing, prompt
    Of vr saul to be ai fus Again þe com, þat es sa crus.Cursor Mundi, 1400
  2. ardent, zealous, passionate, expectant, brave, noble: ready to depart, die; dying
    Þaa foles feluns þat war fuus All vmlapped loth huse.Cursor Mundi, 1400

Related terms[edit]

  • fusen — to urge on or exhort

Descendants[edit]


Norman[edit]

Verb[edit]

fus

  1. first-person singular preterite of êt'

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúss, from Proto-Germanic *funsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pn̥tstós. Ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *pent- (to tread, go). The origin of the noun is uncertain, but is possibly related.

Adjective[edit]

fus (masculine and feminine fus, neuter fust, definite singular and plural fuse, comparative fusere, indefinite superlative fusest, definite superlative fuseste)

  1. eager

Noun[edit]

fus m (definite singular fusen, indefinite plural fuser, definite plural fusene)

  1. the first one when playing a game

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúss, from Proto-Germanic *funsaz, from Proto-Indo-European *pn̥tstós. Ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *pent- (to tread, go). The origin of the noun is uncertain, but is possibly related.

Adjective[edit]

fus (masculine and feminine fus, neuter fust, definite singular and plural fuse, comparative fusare, indefinite superlative fusast, definite superlative fusaste)

  1. eager

Noun[edit]

fus m (definite singular fusen, indefinite plural fusar, definite plural fusane)

  1. the first one when playing a game

References[edit]


Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fuhsaz.

Noun[edit]

fus m

  1. fox

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: vos
    • Dutch: vos
      • Afrikaans: vos
    • Limburgish: vósj

Further reading[edit]

  • fus”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *funsaz (ready, willing). Cognate with Old Saxon fūs, Old High German funs, Old Norse fúss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

fūs n

  1. a hastening, progress
    Se de leófra manna fús feor wlátode.He who beheld afar the dear men's progress.

Declension[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fūs

  1. ready, eager, striving forward, inclined to, willing, prompt
    Se ðe stód fús on faroþe.He who stood ready on the beach.
  2. expectant, brave, noble: ready to depart, die; dying

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

  • fȳsan (to send forth, impel, stimulate: drive away, put to flight, banish: (usu. reflex.) hasten, prepare oneself)
  • fȳsian, fēsian (to drive away)

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin fūsus.

Noun[edit]

fus n (plural fuse)

  1. spindle
  2. shaft

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Westrobothnian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse fúss, from Proto-Germanic *funsaz. Compare foss.

Adjective[edit]

fus

  1. eager

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Rietz, Johan Ernst, “FUS”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 172