paus

Definition from Wiktionary, the free dictionary
Jump to navigation Jump to search

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

paus

  1. plural of pau

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

paus

  1. plural of pau

Adjective[edit]

paus

  1. masculine plural of pau

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch paus, paues, pauwes, from Old French papes (compare German Papst), from Medieval Latin pāpa (bishop, pope), from Ancient Greek πάπας (pápas, bishop), variant of πάππας (páppas, father), of imitative origin.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɑu̯s/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: paus
  • Rhymes: -ɑu̯s

Noun[edit]

paus m (plural pausen, diminutive pausje n)

  1. pope

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: pous
  • Malay: paus

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch paus.

Noun[edit]

paus (first-person possessive pausku, second-person possessive pausmu, third-person possessive pausnya)

  1. pope

Etymology 2[edit]

Of unknown origin.

paus (2)

Noun[edit]

paus (first-person possessive pausku, second-person possessive pausmu, third-person possessive pausnya)

  1. whale

Old Frisian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

pāus m

  1. pope

Inflection[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

paus

Etymology[edit]

From pau (stick). Originally the suit was represented by clubs. Eventually the design changed to that of a three-leaf clover, but the name was kept.

Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /ˈpaws/, [ˈpaʊ̯s]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˈpawʃ/, [ˈpaʊ̯ʃ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈpawʃ/, [ˈpaʊ̯ʃ]

  • Hyphenation: paus

Noun[edit]

paus m pl

  1. clubs (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol ♣)

Descendants[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Suits in Portuguese · naipes (see also: baralho) (layout · text)
SuitHearts.svg SuitDiamonds.svg SuitSpades.svg SuitClubs.svg
copas ouros espadas paus

Noun[edit]

paus

  1. plural of pau

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pàus (Cyrillic spelling па̀ус)

  1. Only used in pàus-pàpīr (tracing paper)

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

paus c

  1. pause, break

Declension[edit]

Declension of paus 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative paus pausen pauser pauserna
Genitive paus pausens pausers pausernas

Related terms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]