pos

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See also: Pos, Pos., POs, POS, pos-, pós, pós-, pòs, pôs, pōš, pøs, and /pos

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

pos (comparative more pos, superlative most pos)

  1. (UK, slang) Clipping of positive.
    I'm not absolutely pos on that, sir.
  2. (slang) Clipping of HIV positive.
  3. Clipping of possessive.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[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 present indicative of poñer

Verb[edit]

pos

  1. second-person singular present indicative of pór

German[edit]

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Verb[edit]

pos

  1. singular imperative of posen

Iban[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English post.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pos

  1. mail
  2. post, station

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).

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

  1. mail
  2. post, station
  3. (colloquial) meeting place
  4. (accounting) budget

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Malay[edit]

Malay Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia ms

Etymology[edit]

From English post. Cognate to Indonesian pos.

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Noun[edit]

pos (Jawi spellingڤوس⁩, plural pos-pos, informal 1st possessive posku, 2nd possessive posmu, 3rd possessive posnya)

  1. mail
    Synonym: (uncommon, only in compounds) mel
  2. post (assigned station or appointed position in an organization)

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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]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpos/ [ˈpos]
  • Rhymes: -os
  • Syllabification: pos

Conjunction[edit]

pos

  1. (Latin America) Alternative spelling of pues

Preposition[edit]

pos

  1. (archaic) after, behind

Noun[edit]

pos m (uncountable)

  1. Only used in en pos de (in pursuit of)

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Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *pьsъ.

Noun[edit]

pos m animal

  1. dog

Further reading[edit]

  • pos” in Soblex

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)