jos

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See also: Jos, jós, , još, Jos., and Joś

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

jos

  1. plural of jo

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *jos. Originally the lative singular of joka; jo- +‎ -s (lative suffix).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjos/, [ˈjo̞s̠]
  • Rhymes: -os
  • Syllabification: jos

Conjunction[edit]

jos

  1. (subordinating) if (supposing that)

Derived terms[edit]

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Ingrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *jos. Cognates include Finnish jos and Livvi jos.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

jos

  1. if
    • 1937, V. A. Tetjurev, N. I. Molotsova, transl., Loonnontiito (ensimäin osa): oppikirja alkușkoulun kolmatta klaassaa vart, Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-Pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 5:
      Jos kynnetyn maan pääl möö kaivaamma havvan, nii havvan servääs möö näemmä slojan mustaa tali harmaata maata.
      If in the surface of the earth we dig a pit, then on the edge of the pit we see a layer of black or grey soil.
  2. so that, in order that

Usage notes[edit]

  • In the sense "if", jos can be used both with an indicative or an infinitive. The former construction is used to express concrete conditions, while the latter is used to make more general statements:
    Jos siä kuralle katsot, niin saat nähhä minnua.If you look to the left, then you will see me.
    Jos kuralle katsoa, niin saap nähhä minnua.If one looks to the left, then he can see me.

Synonyms[edit]

References[edit]

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 106

Lithuanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

jõs

  1. (third-person feminine plural) they
  2. (third-person singular) genitive form of ji.
  3. (third-person singular feminine possessive) her
Declension[edit]
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

jõs

  1. third-person singular future of joti
  2. third-person plural future of joti

Mauritian Creole[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hindi जोश (joś).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jos

  1. pleasure; happiness
    Synonym: lazwa

Northern Sami[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare Finnish jos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈjos/

Conjunction[edit]

jos

  1. if

Further reading[edit]

  • Koponen, Eino; Ruppel, Klaas; Aapala, Kirsti, editors (2002-2008) Álgu database: Etymological database of the Saami languages[1], Helsinki: Research Institute for the Languages of Finland

Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin iūsum. Cognate to Italian giù.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Preposition[edit]

jos

  1. under, beneath, below

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin deorsum, through a Late Latin or Vulgar Latin root *deosum, *diosum. Compare Italian giù, Sardinian giòssu, Occitan jos, Sicilian jusu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

jos

  1. down

Antonyms[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

jos m or n (feminine singular joasă, masculine plural joși, feminine and neuter plural joase)

  1. low
  2. down

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

jos c

  1. fruit juice

Usage notes[edit]

  • The usual Swedish spelling is juice. Jos is a less-used variant coined during the 1970s.

Declension[edit]

Declension of jos 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative jos josen joser joserna
Genitive jos josens josers josernas