usso

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See also: ussō

Old Portuguese[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *ussus (bear), from Latin ursus (bear), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (bear). Cognate with Old Spanish osso (bear).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

usso m

  1. bear (animal)

Descendants[edit]

  • Galician: oso
  • Portuguese: usso

References[edit]

  • oso” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • usso” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese usso, from Vulgar Latin *ussus (bear), from Latin ursus (bear), from Proto-Italic *orssos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂ŕ̥tḱos (bear). Compare with cognates Galician oso and Spanish oso.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

usso m (plural ussos)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of urso

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

usso m (plural ussos)

  1. (archaic) Alternative form of uso

Verb[edit]

usso

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of ussar