pusa

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Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pu‧sa

Verb[edit]

pusa

  1. (of young animals) to emerge from an egg.
  2. (of eggs) to break open when a young animal emerges from it
  3. to crush; to be or become broken down or in, or pressed into a smaller compass, by external weight or force

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Buss of uncertain origin. Compare English buss, Persianبوس(bus, kiss) and Latin basium (kiss). Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *bu.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpusa]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -usa
  • Hyphenation: pu‧sa

Noun[edit]

pusa f

  1. mouth
    Synonym: ústa
  2. kiss
    Synonym: polibek

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • pusa in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • pusa in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • pusa in Internetová jazyková příručka

Anagrams[edit]

Ilocano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Uncertain. Compare Malayalam pucca.

Noun[edit]

pusa (plural puspusa)

  1. Domesticated cat.

Indonesian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈpusa]
  • Hyphenation: pu‧sa

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pusa

  1. alternative spelling of puso

Etymology 2[edit]

Inherited from Malay pusa (urge, impuls). The sense of physical momentum is a semantic loan from Dutch impuls. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

pusa (first-person possessive pusaku, second-person possessive pusamu, third-person possessive pusanya)

  1. urge, impulse
    Synonyms: desakan, dorongan, keinginan
  2. (mechanics) momentum: of a body in motion: the tendency of a body to maintain its inertial motion; the product of its mass and velocity.
    Synonyms: impuls, momentum
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

From Minangkabau [Term?].

Noun[edit]

pusa (first-person possessive pusaku, second-person possessive pusamu, third-person possessive pusanya)

  1. (dialect) rattan basket for salt.

Further reading[edit]

Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pusa m pl

  1. nominative/dative plural of pus

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pusa phusa bpusa
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Javanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

pusa

  1. Romanization of ꦥꦸꦱ.

Kapampangan[edit]

Noun[edit]

pusa

  1. cat

References[edit]

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *pusô (bag, wallet, scrip). Akin to Old High German pfosa (purse), Old Norse posi (bag, purse), púss (pocket, pouch). More at pussy.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpu.sɑ/, [ˈpu.zɑ]

Noun[edit]

pusa m (nominative plural pusan)

  1. purse, bag, scrip

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • English: purse

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Busserl.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pûsa/
  • Hyphenation: pu‧sa

Noun[edit]

pȕsa f (Cyrillic spelling пу̏са)

  1. (colloquial) kiss

Declension[edit]

Slovak[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from Austrian German Puss.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pusa f (genitive singular pusy, nominative plural pusy, genitive plural pús, declension pattern of žena)

  1. kiss
    Synonym: bozk

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • pusa”, in Slovníkový portál Jazykovedného ústavu Ľ. Štúra SAV [Dictionary portal of the Ľ. Štúr Institute of Linguistics, Slovak Academy of Science] (in Slovak), https://slovnik.juls.savba.sk, 2024

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Compare Isnag kusa, Kankanaey posa, Kapampangan pusa, Ilocano pusa, Ibatan pusak, Malayalam പൂച്ച (pūcca), Tetum busa, Sarawak Malay pusak and Malagasy fosa; all likely once referred to the Malayan weasel (Mustela nudipes).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pu‧sa
  • IPA(key): /ˈpusaʔ/, [ˈpu.sɐʔ]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -usaʔ

Noun[edit]

pusà (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜓᜐ)

  1. cat; feline (animal)
  2. (figurative) a betrayer
    Synonym: manloloko
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pu‧sa
  • IPA(key): /puˈsaʔ/, [pʊˈsaʔ]
  • Rhymes: -aʔ

Noun[edit]

pusâ (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜓᜐ)

  1. (obsolete) affront
    Synonym: mura
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Blench, Roger; Walsh, Martin (2011), “Faunal names in Malagasy: their etymologies and implications for the prehistory of the East African coast”, in 11th International Conference on Austronesian Linguistics[1], Aussois, France, pages 1–31

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