vos

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See also: VOS, vós, vôs, , voš, -vos, and v. o. s.

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch vos, from Middle Dutch vos, from Old Dutch fus, vus, from Proto-Germanic *fuhsaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vos (plural vosse, diminutive vossie)

  1. fox, carnivore of the tribe Vulpini

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vōs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vos (enclitic, contracted us, proclitic us)

  1. you (plural, direct or indirect object)

Declension[edit]


Danish[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. (dialectal) Pronunciation spelling of os.
    • 1926, Adolph Stender, Skovtrold, Lindhardt og Ringhof (→ISBN)
      Næ, la' vos bare inte skave vos! (...) men saa øver vi vos imens! Naar han ser vos gennem Vindvet, kommer han nok herud ...
    • 1973, Bent Rying, Alice Kennebo, København og Københavns amt
      Han har sæl brunget desse ur te vos; ...
    • 1906, Maglekilde fortæller: humoristiske fortællinger
      Jeg ka' kons mindes een eneste Gang a' han roste vos, – de' var en Da' da han ha'de trukket vos rigtig igjennem i Geveereksersis; — — der var inte en tør Trevl paa vos, saatten ha'de vi maattet hænge i en tre, fire Timmer i et Slav.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vos, from Old Dutch fus, vus, from Proto-Germanic *fuhsaz.

Noun[edit]

vos m (plural vossen, diminutive vosje n, feminine vossin)

  1. fox, carnivore of the tribe Vulpini
  2. red fox specifically, Vulpes vulpes
    Synonyms: gewone vos, rode vos
  3. fox fur
  4. a crafty, ingenious person
    Koen is een lepe vos, die laat zich niet in de luren leggen.
    Conrad is a sly fox, he does not allow himself to be hoodwinked.
  5. horse with red or red-brown fur
Derived terms[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

vos

  1. first-person singular present indicative of vossen
  2. imperative of vossen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French vos, probably from Latin vostros (your, plural accusative).

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

vos pl

  1. plural of votre

Related terms[edit]

Possessee
Singular Plural
Masculine Feminine
Possessor Singular First person mon1 ma mes
Second person ton1 ta tes
Third person son1 sa ses
Plural First person notre nos
Second person votre2 vos2
Third person leur leurs
1 Also used before feminine adjectives and nouns beginning with a vowel or mute h.
2 Also used as the polite singular form.

Further reading[edit]


Galician[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. inflection of vós:
    1. accusative
    2. dative
    3. reflexive

Interlingua[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vōs (you, plural).

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. you (plural)

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Latin vōs, from Proto-Italic *wōs, from the oblique case forms of Proto-Indo-European *yū́.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vōs

  1. you, ye, you all; nominative plural of
  2. you, ye, you all; accusative plural of

Usage notes[edit]

When used in the plural genitive, vestrī is used when it is the object of an action, especially when used with a gerund or gerundive. When used in such a construction, the gerund or gerundive takes on the masculine genitive singular. Vestrum is used as a partitive genitive, used in constructions such as (one of you).

Inflection[edit]

Personal pronoun declension.

Singular First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative ego/egō
genitive meī tuī suī
dative mihi/mihī, tibi sibi
accusative , sēsē
ablative , sēsē
vocative egō
possessive meus tuus suus
Plural First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative nōs vōs
genitive nostrī, nostrum vestrī, vestrum suī
dative nōbīs vōbīs sibi
accusative nōs vōs , sēsē
ablative nōbīs vōbīs , sēsē
vocative nōs vōs
possessive noster vester, voster suus

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

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Lithuanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

vos (not comparable)

  1. hardly

Derived terms[edit]


Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch fus, vus, from Proto-Germanic *fuhsaz.

Noun[edit]

vos m

  1. fox, red fox

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • vos”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • vos”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929

Occitan[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan vos, from Latin vōs (you, plural).

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. to you (second-person plural indirect object pronoun)
  2. yourselves (second-person plural reflexive pronoun)

Old French[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vōs (you, plural).

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. you (second-person plural or second-person singular polite subject pronoun)
  2. your (second-person plural or second-person singular polite possessive pronoun)
  3. yourself (second-person plural or second-person singular polite reflexive pronoun)
  4. you (second-person plural or second-person singular polite object pronoun)
    • circa 1176, Chrétien de Troyes, Cligès:
      qant je vos voi de tel meniere
      when I see you in such a state

Descendants[edit]


Old Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Italic *wōs, from the oblique case forms of Proto-Indo-European *yū́.

Pronoun[edit]

vōs

  1. you (plural)

Declension[edit]

This pronoun needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants[edit]


Old Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vōs (you, plural).

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. you (plural or polite form)

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vōs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. 2nd person plural objective pronoun

See also[edit]

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vōs (you, plural), from Old Latin vōs, from Proto-Italic *wōs.

Pronunciation[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. (archaic) An elevated form of you, either singular or plural.
  2. (parts of Latin America) a form of you, singular.

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Walloon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French vos, from Latin vōs (you, plural), from Proto-Italic *wōs.

Pronoun[edit]

vos

  1. you (singular)
  2. you (plural)

Synonyms[edit]