pus

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See also: puss, PUS, puś, and -pus

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. more

Etymology 3[edit]

From Latin post

Conjunction[edit]

pus

  1. after

French[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pus, meaning the same.

Pronunciation[edit]

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 (pūyati, stinks, rots), Ancient Greek πῦον (pûon, discharge from a sore), πύθω (púthō, to rot), Gothic 𐍆𐌿𐌻𐍃 (fuls, foul), Old English fūl (foul) and Latin puteō.

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
  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “pus”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre
  • 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)

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

pus

  1. rafsi of pu'i.

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]

Onomatopoeia.

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 Provençal 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 *pu- (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]


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