hos

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See also: HOS, , hös, hős, hoš, hoş, and Hos.

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

hos

  1. plural of ho
    • 2007, January 14, “Henry Alford”, in Books on Broadway[1]:
      talkin’, talkin’ ’bout emperor’s children: ivy league pimps and hos.

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Originally an unstressed form of hus (house) undergoing a development in meaning from "at someone's house" to "with someone" – analogous to the development of Latin casa (house) to French chez (at (the house of)).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

hos

  1. at X's abode
    Vi var på besøg hos Ahmad.
    We visited Ahmad in his abode.
    Jeg sov hos en veninde.
    I slept at a friend's place.
  2. in X's view; as X expresses it in their writings
    • 1877, Fredrik Petersen, Dr. Søren Kierkegaards Christendomsforkyndelse, page 544
      Maalet er hos Kierkegaard som hos Hegel et selvbevidst Liv, der af begge kaldes Aand, ...
      The goal, according to Kierkegaard is, as according to Hegel, a self-conscious life, which both of them call spirit/spirituality, ...
    • 2001, Sundhedsplejerske-institutionens dannelse: en kulturteoretisk og kulturhistorisk analyse af velfaerdsstatens embedsvaerk, Museum Tusculanum Press (ISBN 9788772896793), page 132
      Muligheden for at vælge forkert er hos Hegel til stede.
      The possibility of choosing wrong is present in the view that Hegel expresses.
    • 2015, Svend Brinkmann, Identitet, Klim (ISBN 9788771296150)
      Etik er derfor hos Foucault noget andet end moral, der er det filosofiske studium af gode, rigtige handlinger.
      In Foucault's writings, ethics is therefore different from morality, which is the philosophical study of good, right actions.

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Dutch[edit]

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Verb[edit]

hos

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hossen
  2. imperative of hossen

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

hos m

  1. h-prothesized form of os

Latin[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

hōs

  1. accusative masculine plural of hic

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Developed from hus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Preposition[edit]

hos

  1. at, by, with

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Developed from hus.

Preposition[edit]

hos

  1. at, by, with

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Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hansō. Cognate with Old High German hansa.

Noun[edit]

hōs f

  1. escort; company; troop
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Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

hōs f

  1. bramble
  2. thorn
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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Old Swedish i hoss “close by, nearby”; probably from a weak form of Old Swedish hūs (house) (Swedish hus); cognate with Danish hos. Compare Icelandic hjá (at, by) from hjón (married couple), French chez (to/at the house of) from Latin casa (house) and Westrobothnian foss (right away) from fus, fos (eager).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ho

Preposition[edit]

hos

  1. in the vicinity of
  2. at someone's place or building, usually their home or workplace. Same as Icelandic hjá: Jag är hos djävulen (I am at the devil's place; I am in hell). Johan är hos sig (Johan is at his own place).
  3. with someone (used instead of 'med' with a few static verbs, such as stay): Stanna hos mig! (Stay with me!).

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Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English horse.

Noun[edit]

hos

  1. horse