See also: osa and ö'sa



From Old Swedish ø̄sa, from Old Norse ausa, from Proto-Germanic *ausaną.


ösa (present öser, preterite öste, supine öst, imperative ös)

  1. to scoop (move a fluid, one scoop at a time), pour, serve
    Kocken öste upp soppan åt varje gäst.
    The cook poured the soup to each guest.
  2. to bail (a boat; to move water out of it, by scoop or pump)
  3. to rain heavily, to pour
    Regnet öser ner.
    The rain is pouring down.


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