nós

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Asturian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōs.

Pronoun[edit]

nós

  1. we

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōs ‎(we; us), from Proto-Italic *nōs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nós

  1. (archaic) we
  2. we (majestic)

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs ‎(we; us), from Proto-Italic *nōs.

Pronoun[edit]

nós nominative and oblique (dative nos, accusative nos)

  1. we, us

Usage notes[edit]

The form nós is used as the subject of a sentence or as the object of a preposition. The unaccented form nos is used as the direct or indirect object.

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Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese nós ‎(we), from Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs ‎(we; us).

Pronoun[edit]

nós

  1. we (first-person plural personal pronoun)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:
      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to feast on:

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish nós ‎(custom, tradition, precedent), from a Brythonic language (compare Welsh naws ‎(nature, disposition)).

Noun[edit]

nós m ‎(genitive singular nóis, nominative plural nósanna)

  1. custom
  2. manner, style
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Irish nós m ‎(fame, renown, reputation).

Noun[edit]

nós m ‎(genitive singular nóis)

  1. (literary) fame, renown
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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin nōs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nós

  1. we

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs ‎(we; us), from Proto-Italic *nōs.

Alternative forms[edit]

  • nos (obsolete)
  • nòs (obsolete)
  • nóis (eye dialect, Brazil)

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

nós

  1. first-person plural nominative personal pronoun: we
    Nós estamos aqui.
    We are here.
  2. first-person plural prepositional pronoun: us
    Os pássaros voaram até nós.
    The birds flew towards us.
Usage notes[edit]

When the clause features a verb in its first-person plural form, the nominative pronoun nós may be dropped.

The following contraction is usually mandatory in standard usage, but optional when mesmos ‎(ourselves) is used for emphasis:

In Brazil, this pronoun is sometimes used with third-person singular verbs. Such usage is highly proscribed.

Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:nós.

Synonyms[edit]

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Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Oblique Oblique
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)

Etymology 2[edit]

Inflected form of ‎(knot).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

nós m pl

  1. plural of .
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:nó.


Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *nosъ, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Noun[edit]

nós

  1. nose