koss

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See also: Koss, köss, and kôš

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

koss (plural koss or kosses)

  1. Alternative form of coss

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse koss, from Proto-Germanic *kussaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koss m (genitive singular koss, nominative plural kossar)

  1. a kiss

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Adverb[edit]

koss

  1. (non-standard since 1959) alternative form of åssen

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

koss f (definite singular kossa, indefinite plural kosser, definite plural kossene)

  1. Alternative form of kòs

Noun[edit]

koss m or n (definite singular kossen or kosset, indefinite plural kossar or koss, definite plural kossane or kossa)

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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

koss

  1. (pre-2012) alternative form of korleis

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *kussaz, whence also Old English coss, Old Saxon kus, kos, Old High German kus.

Noun[edit]

koss m

  1. kiss

Related terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: koss
  • Faroese: kossur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: kyss; (dialectal) kjøss, kjuss
  • Old Swedish: kus, kos
  • Old Danish:

Note: The continental Scandinavian forms with y have been altered by association with the verb kyssa.

References[edit]

  • koss”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press