gosse

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See also: Gosse and gösse

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Possibly alteration of gonze (feminine gonzesse).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gosse m, f ‎(plural gosses)

  1. (colloquial) child, kid

Etymology 2[edit]

Uncertain. It could be an old or dialectal variant of gousse.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gosse f ‎(plural gosses)

  1. (Canada, colloquial) testicle.

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Northern Sami[edit]

Verb[edit]

gosse

  1. inflection of gossat:
    1. first-person dual present indicative
    2. third-person plural past indicative

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Verb[edit]

gosse ‎(present tense gosser, past tense gossa, past participle gossa, present participle gossende)

  1. (slang) to gloat
Usage notes[edit]

Only known to have occurred in the slang phrase jeg gossa meg.

Synonyms[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Swedish gosse (boy)

Noun[edit]

gosse m ‎(definite singular gossen, indefinite plural gossar, definite plural gossane)

  1. young man, great guy

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unknown, connection to French gosse ‎(child) is uncertain.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gosse c

  1. boy

Declension[edit]

Inflection of gosse 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gosse gossen gossar gossarna
Genitive gosses gossens gossars gossarnas

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