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 Old Church Slavonic квасъ ‎(kvasŭ, sour dough, sour drink).[1]

Noun[edit]

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

  1. yogurt

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “kos”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 192

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

Noun[edit]

kos m

  1. blackbird

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


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 Turkic koç.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈkoʃ]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kos

Noun[edit]

kos ‎(plural kosok)

  1. ram (a male sheep)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kos kosok
accusative kost kosokat
dative kosnak kosoknak
instrumental kossal kosokkal
causal-final kosért kosokért
translative kossá kosokká
terminative kosig kosokig
essive-formal kosként kosokként
essive-modal
inessive kosban kosokban
superessive koson kosokon
adessive kosnál kosoknál
illative kosba kosokba
sublative kosra kosokra
allative koshoz kosokhoz
elative kosból kosokból
delative kosról kosokról
ablative kostól kosoktól
Possessive forms of kos
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kosom kosaim
2nd person sing. kosod kosaid
3rd person sing. kosa kosai
1st person plural kosunk kosaink
2nd person plural kosotok kosaitok
3rd person plural kosuk kosaik

See also[edit]


Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

kos

  1. rafsi of kosta.

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos m

  1. Superseded spelling of kós.

Declension[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From the verb kose

Noun[edit]

kos m ‎(definite singular kosen) (uncountable)

  1. cosiness (UK) or coziness (US)

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos m

  1. hug

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

kos

  1. imperative of kose

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the verb kose

Noun[edit]

kos m ‎(definite singular kosen) (uncountable)

  1. cosiness (UK) or coziness (US)

References[edit]


Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kos m anim

  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 ‎(comparative [please provide], superlative)

  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. 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