pus

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See also: puss, PUS, puś, -pus, and Puś

English[edit]

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A swollen, pus-filled eye resulting from infection by conjunctivitis

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin pūs, meaning the same.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • enPR: pŭs, IPA(key): /pʌs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌs

Noun[edit]

pus (uncountable)

  1. A whitish-yellow or yellow substance composed primarily of dead white blood cells and dead pyogenic bacteria; normally found in regions of bacterial infection.

Derived terms[edit]

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

pus (third-person singular simple present pusses, present participle pussing, simple past and past participle pussed)

  1. (rare) To emit pus.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin puteum. Compare Romanian puț, Italian pozzo.

Noun[edit]

pus m (indefinite plural puse, definite singular pusi, definite plural puset)

  1. well

Declension[edit]

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Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin pūs (early 19th century), meaning the same[1].

Noun[edit]

pus m (uncountable)

  1. pus

Related terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Occitan plus, from Latin plūs, from Old Latin *plous, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh₁-, *pelh₁u- (many). Compare Occitan pus, French plus, Italian più.

Adverb[edit]

pus

  1. (archaic) more
  2. (Mallorca) more (in negative sentences)
    no en vull pus
    I don't want more of it

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin post.

Conjunction[edit]

pus

  1. after

References[edit]

  1. ^ “pus” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

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Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus

  1. genitive plural of pusa

Anagrams[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin pūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus n or m (uncountable)

  1. pus (whitish-yellow bodily substance)
    Synonym: etter

Descendants[edit]

  • Papiamentu: pus

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

See pusu.

Interjection[edit]

pus

  1. (informal) mwah, smooch

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French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed into Middle French from Latin pus, meaning the same.

Noun[edit]

pus m (plural pus)

  1. pus

Etymology 2[edit]

See pouvoir

Verb[edit]

pus

  1. first-person singular past historic of pouvoir
  2. second-person singular past historic of pouvoir

Etymology 3[edit]

See paître

Verb[edit]

pus

  1. (extremely rare) masculine plural past participle of paître

Further reading[edit]


Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Irish bus (lip).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus m (genitive singular puis, nominative plural pusa or pusanna)

  1. (protruding) mouth; sulky expression, pout
  2. (anatomy) snout

Declension[edit]

Alternative declension

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

  • pusach (pouting, in a huff; whimpering, ready to cry, adjective)
  • pusaire m, pusaí m, pusaíoch m (sulky person; blubberer, whimperer)
  • puslach m (muzzle)

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pus phus bpus
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin pūs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus m (invariable)

  1. pus, matter

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • pus in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *puos, from Proto-Indo-European *púH-os ~ *púH-es-os, from *puH-.

Cognate with Sanskrit पुवस् (púvas), Ancient Greek πῡός (pūós), πύθω (púthō, to rot), Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐍃 (fuls, foul), Old English fūl (foul), English foul.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pūs n (genitive pūris); third declension

  1. pus
  2. foul, corrupt matter

Declension[edit]

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative pūs pūra
Genitive pūris pūrum
Dative pūrī pūribus
Accusative pūs pūra
Ablative pūre pūribus
Vocative pūs pūra

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • pus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pus in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)
  • Carl Meißner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) logic, dialectic: dialectica (-ae or -orum) (pure Latin disserendi ratio et scientia)
    • (ambiguous) astronomy: astrologia (pure Latin sidera, caelestia)

Lushootseed[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus

  1. Southern Lushootseed form of ʔəpus.

Miskito[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus

  1. cat

Norman[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old French plus, from Latin.

Adverb[edit]

pus

  1. (Jersey) more, -er (used to form comparatives of adjectives)

Noun[edit]

pus m (plural pus)

  1. (Jersey, mathematics) plus sign

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

pus

  1. first-person singular preterite of pouver

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus m (definite singular pusen, indefinite plural pusar, definite plural pusane)

  1. (informal) cat

Synonyms[edit]

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Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • pu (Mistralian)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan plus, from Latin plus.

Adverb[edit]

pus

  1. more

Portuguese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

 
  • IPA(key): (Brazil including São Paulo) /ˈpu(j)s/, [ˈpu(ɪ̯)s]
    • IPA(key): (Rio) /ˈpu(j)ʃ/, [ˈpu(ɪ̯)ʃ]
  • IPA(key): (Portugal) /ˈpuʃ/, [ˈpuʃ]

  • Hyphenation: pus

Etymology 1[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin pūs.

Noun[edit]

pus m (uncountable)

  1. pus

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

pus

  1. First-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of pôr



Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Past participle of pune. Probably formed on the basis of the simple perfect, puse, or from a hypothetical earlier form *post, from Latin postus, syncopated form of positus (compare also adăpost, where this was preserved).

Pronunciation[edit]

Participle[edit]

pus

  1. past participle of pune

Declension[edit]


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin pūs.

Noun[edit]

pus m or f (plural puses)

  1. pus

Further reading[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bus (steam). Cognate with Tuvan бус (bus, steam), Bashkir боҫ (boθ, steam), Chuvash пӑс (păs, steam), etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus (definite accusative pusu, plural puslar)

  1. haze

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative pus
Definite accusative pusu
Singular Plural
Nominative pus puslar
Definite accusative pusu pusları
Dative pusa puslara
Locative pusta puslarda
Ablative pustan puslardan
Genitive pusun pusların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular pusum puslarım
2nd singular pusun pusların
3rd singular pusu pusları
1st plural pusumuz puslarımız
2nd plural pusunuz puslarınız
3rd plural pusları pusları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular pusumu puslarımı
2nd singular pusunu puslarını
3rd singular pusunu puslarını
1st plural pusumuzu puslarımızı
2nd plural pusunuzu puslarınızı
3rd plural puslarını puslarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular pusuma puslarıma
2nd singular pusuna puslarına
3rd singular pusuna puslarına
1st plural pusumuza puslarımıza
2nd plural pusunuza puslarınıza
3rd plural puslarına puslarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular pusumda puslarımda
2nd singular pusunda puslarında
3rd singular pusunda puslarında
1st plural pusumuzda puslarımızda
2nd plural pusunuzda puslarınızda
3rd plural puslarında puslarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular pusumdan puslarımdan
2nd singular pusundan puslarından
3rd singular pusundan puslarından
1st plural pusumuzdan puslarımızdan
2nd plural pusunuzdan puslarınızdan
3rd plural puslarından puslarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular pusumun puslarımın
2nd singular pusunun puslarının
3rd singular pusunun puslarının
1st plural pusumuzun puslarımızın
2nd plural pusunuzun puslarınızın
3rd plural puslarının puslarının

Tzotzil[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Zinacantán) IPA(key): /pʰus/

Noun[edit]

pus

  1. steam bath

References[edit]


Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin plūs, from Proto-Indo-European *plē-, *pelu- (many).

Adverb[edit]

pus

  1. more