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, by, with

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hansō.

Noun[edit]

hōs f

  1. escort; company

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

hos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ho

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).

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