gus

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See also: GUS, Gus, guş, and Guś

Burushaski[edit]

Noun[edit]

gus

  1. woman (plural gushínga)

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Occitan gus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɡys/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

gus m (plural gus)

  1. (colloquial) bloke, guy

Further reading[edit]


Lower Sorbian[edit]

gus

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gǫ̑sь, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵʰh₂éns.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gus f

  1. goose

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Arnošt Muka (1921, 1928), “gus”, in Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow (in German, Russian), St. Petersburg, Prague: ОРЯС РАН, ČAVU; Reprinted (in German)Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag, 2008
  • gus in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Preposition[edit]

gus

  1. Alternative form of gu

Conjunction[edit]

gus

  1. in order to
    Chaidh e dhan bhùth gus biadh a cheannach. - He went to the shop to buy some food.
    • 2020 December 11, “Na h-Eileanan Siar gun chùisean ùra Diardaoin”, in BBC News[1]:
      Thuirt am Bòrd gu bheil siostaman ann gus nach bi buaidh air seirbheisean.
      The Board said that systems are in place to ensure that services will not be affected.
      (literally, “The Board said that there are systems so that there will not be an effect on services.”)

Somali[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Cushitic *gʷis-/*gus-

Noun[edit]

gus ?

  1. male genitalia

References[edit]

  • “gus” In: Abdullah Umar Mansur (1985) Qaamuska Afsoomaliga.