mos

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See also: mós, moș, MoS, MOS, and mos'

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

mos (plural mores)

  1. (rare) singular of mores (moral norms or customs)

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *meh₁ kʷe, from Proto-Indo-European *meh₁.

Adverb[edit]

mos

  1. don't

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin morsus (little bits).

Noun[edit]

mos m (plural mossos)

  1. bit

Pronoun[edit]

mos (enclitic, contracted 'ns, proclitic ens)

  1. us (Dialectal, plural, direct or indirect object). Standard Catalan ens/'ns/-nos.

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German mos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moːs/, [moːˀs]

Noun[edit]

mos c (singular definite mosen, not used in plural form)

  1. mash, puree

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse mosi, mose.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mos n (singular definite mosset, plural indefinite mosser)

  1. moss
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See mose (to mash, to slog).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /moːs/, [moːˀs]

Verb[edit]

mos

  1. imperative of mose

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *mos, from Proto-Germanic *musą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mos n (plural mossen, diminutive mosje n)

  1. moss

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Uralic *muśke- or *mośke- (to wash).

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

mos

  1. to wash something (-t/-at/-ot/-et/-öt)
  2. to brush (teeth)
    fogat mos - brush one's teeth

Conjugation[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *mō-, *mē- (endeavour, will, temper). See English mood.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

mōs m (genitive mōris); third declension

  1. custom, usage, wont, rule
    • 63 BCE, Cicero, Catiline Orations (Latin text and English translations here)
      O tempora, o mores! Senatus haec intellegit, consul videt; hic tamen vivit. Vivit?
      Shame on the age and on its principles! The senate is aware of these things; the consul sees them; and yet this man lives. Lives!

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Number Singular Plural
nominative mōs mōrēs
genitive mōris mōrum
dative mōrī mōribus
accusative mōrem mōrēs
ablative mōre mōribus
vocative mōs mōrēs

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Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

mos

  1. rafsi of mosra.

Old English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Proto-Germanic *musą, whence also Old High German mos

Noun[edit]

mos n

  1. moss

Etymology 2[edit]

Proto-Germanic *mōsą (food). Akin to Old Saxon mōs "food", Old High German muos (German Mus, Gemüse "food, vegetables"), Old English mete "food". More at meat

Noun[edit]

mōs n

  1. food, nourishment, victuals
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Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *musą, whence also Old English mos

Noun[edit]

mos n

  1. moss

Descendants[edit]


Old Provençal[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

mos

  1. my
    • c. 1160, Bernart de Ventadorn, canso:
      Que mos chantars no·m val gaire / Ni mas voutas ni mei so [...].
      For my song little avails me, nor my verses, nor my airs.

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Penobscot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

mos

  1. moose

Inflection[edit]

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Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

mos n

  1. mash, sauce, jam, something mashed
    en grillad med mos
    a grilled hot dog with mashed potatoes
  2. indefinite genitive singular of mo

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