kos

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos (plural kosse, diminutive kossie)

  1. food

Usage notes[edit]

The diminutive singular is rarely used, while the diminutive plural, kossies, is more commonly found in language used for infants and small children.


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ku̯āt-so, from Proto-Indo-European *ku̯at(h) (to ferment, become sour). Cognate with Lithuanian kóšė (porridge), Latvian kûsât (boil, simmer, seethe), kusls (stiff, weak), Latin caseus (cheese), Old Church Slavonic квасъ (kvasъ, sour dough, sour drink), Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐌸𐍉 (ƕaþō, scum, froth, foam).

Noun[edit]

kos m (indefinite plural kosë, definite singular kosi, definite plural kosët)

  1. yogurt

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Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

Noun[edit]

kos m

  1. blackbird

Declension[edit]

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos c

  1. genitive singular indefinite of ko

Hausa[edit]

Noun[edit]

kôs m

  1. trump card

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Turkic language, compare Turkish koç.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos (plural kosok)

  1. ram (a male sheep)

Declension[edit]

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

kos

  1. rafsi of kosta.

Norwegian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos

  1. cosiness/coziness

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos m

  1. blackbird

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kȏs (definite kȏsī, Cyrillic spelling ко̑с)

  1. slant, inclined, skew
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kȏs m (Cyrillic spelling ко̑с)

  1. blackbird
Declension[edit]

Slovene[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kós (??? please provide the comparative!)

  1. (archaic) slanted, inclined, skewed
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kǫsъ. Cognate with Slovak kus, Russian кус (kus) and кусок (kusok), Bulgarian къс (kǎs), Serbo-Croatian кус (kus), kus (kus). Non-Slavic cognates include Sanskrit खादति (khādati, he chews), Persian خاییدن (xāyīdan, to chew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kós m inan (genitive kósa, nominative plural kósi)

  1. piece
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kós m anim (genitive kósa, nominative plural kósi)

  1. blackbird
Declension[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ko