pus

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

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin pūs, meaning the same.

Pronunciation[edit]

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.

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin puteum. Compare Romanian puț, Italian pozzo.

Noun[edit]

pus m

  1. well

Synonyms[edit]

ubël


Catalan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pūs, meaning the same.

Noun[edit]

pus m (uncountable)

  1. pus

Etymology 2[edit]

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

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 Latin post

Conjunction[edit]

pus

  1. after

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus

  1. genitive plural of pusa

Anagrams[edit]


French[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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.

References[edit]

  • 4 bus (‘lip’)” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • pus” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Further reading[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pūs.

Noun[edit]

pus m (invariable)

  1. pus, matter

Related terms[edit]


Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Cognate with Sanskrit पूयति (pū́yati, stinks, rots), Ancient Greek πῦον (pûon, discharge from a sore), 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

Inflection[edit]

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative pūs pūrēs
genitive pūris pūrum
dative pūrī pūribus
accusative pūrem pūrēs
ablative pūre pūribus
vocative pūs pūrēs

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, 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)

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]

References[edit]


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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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pūs, from Proto-Indo-European *puH- (to rot, stink).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pus m (uncountable)

  1. pus

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

pus

  1. First-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of pôr
    • 2005, Lya Wyler (translator), J. K. Rowling (English author), Harry Potter e o Enigma do Príncipe (Harry Potter and the Half-Blood Prince), Rocco, page 234:
      Não pus nada no suco!
      I didn't put anything in the juice!

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]

From Latin pūs

Noun[edit]

pus m (plural puses)

  1. pus

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic bus, from Proto-Turkic [Term?].

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
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

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