pos

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See also: POS, Pos, and pòs

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pos (comparative more pos, superlative most pos)

  1. (Britain, slang) Clipping of positive.
    I'm not absolutely pos on that, sir.
  2. (slang) Clipping of HIV positive.

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

pos

  1. plural of po

Anagrams[edit]


Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

pos

  1. plural of po

Verb[edit]

pos

  1. Second-person singular (ti) present indicative of poñer

Verb[edit]

pos

  1. Second-person singular (ti) present indicative of pór

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin post (with the t dropped so not to interfere with posto (postal service, post, mail)), Russian после (posle).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pos

  1. after
    Ni drinkis kelka biri pos la ludo.
    We had a few beers after the game.‎

Derived terms[edit]

  • posa (after)
  • pose (then, afterwards)
  • depos (since, afterward)
    • depose (since, from that time)
  • pos-

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia id

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch post (post), from Middle French poste, from Italian posta, posto, from Latin postus, from positus. Cognate to Malay pos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpɔs]
  • Hyphenation: pos

Noun[edit]

pos (plural, first-person possessive posku, second-person possessive posmu, third-person possessive posnya)

  1. mail.
    1. post.
    2. post office.
      Synonym: kantor pos
    3. (archaic) posthorse.
    4. (archaic) postal station.
  2. post, station.
    1. station.
    2. (archaic) postal station.
    3. base.
  3. (colloquial) meeting place.
  4. (accounting) budget.

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Etymology[edit]

From English post. Cognate to Indonesian pos.

Noun[edit]

pos

  1. mail.
  2. post, an assigned station, an appointed position in an organization.

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

pos

  1. Obsolete spelling of pôs

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

pos

  1. (Latin America) Alternative spelling of pues

Preposition[edit]

pos

  1. (archaic) after, behind

Noun[edit]

pos m (uncountable)

  1. pursuit

Usage notes[edit]

As a noun, current usage is restricted to the phrase en pos de


Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pьsъ.

Noun[edit]

pos m

  1. dog

Volapük[edit]

Preposition[edit]

pos

  1. after, behind

White Hmong[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pos

  1. thorn

References[edit]

  • Sue Murphy Mote, Hmong and American: Stories of Transition to a Strange Land →ISBN, 2004)