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See also: Bos, , bõs, boš, boș, boş, bo's, Bos., and Boś

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

bos

  1. plural of bo

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch bos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bos (plural bosse, diminutive bossie)

  1. wood, forest
  2. bush, shrub
  3. bunch, bundle, sheaf, bouquet
    Hy het vir my 'n bossie blomme gegee
    He gave me a bunch/bouquet of flowers

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CornishEdit

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VerbEdit

bos

  1. to be

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CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

bos

  1. (literary) barefoot, barefooted

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DalmatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly from Latin buxus (box tree).

NounEdit

bos m

  1. oak tree

Etymology 2Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

bos m

  1. thigh, hind quarters

DanishEdit

DutchEdit

 
een bos (n, a forest)

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch bosch, busch, from Old Dutch *busc, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /bɔs/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bos
  • Rhymes: -ɔs

NounEdit

bos n (plural bossen, diminutive bosje n)

  1. wood, forest
    Zij ging wandelen in de bossen.
    She went walking in the woods.

bos m (plural bossen, diminutive bosje n)

  1. bouquet, cluster, bunch
    Hij bracht een bosje bloemen mee.
    He brought me a bouquet of flowers.

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FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin buxus, from Ancient Greek πύξος (púxos).

NounEdit

bos m (plural bos)

  1. box (tree)
  2. boxwood

GalicianEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bos

  1. masculine plural of bo

Guinea-Bissau CreoleEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese vos. Cognates with Kabuverdianu bo.

PronounEdit

bos

  1. you (plural second person)

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish bas, bos (palm), from Proto-Celtic *bostā (palm, fist) (compare Breton boz (hollow of the hand)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷosto-, *gʷosdʰo- (branch).

NounEdit

bos f (genitive singular boise, nominative plural bosa)

  1. (anatomy) palm of the hand
    Synonym: dearna
  2. (hurling) the flattened, curved end of a hurley

DeclensionEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
bos bhos mbos
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • "bos" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 bas” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

KristangEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese vós (ye), from Old Portuguese vos, from Latin vōs (ye).

PronounEdit

bos

  1. you; thou (second-person singular personal pronoun)[1]

See alsoEdit

Kristang personal pronouns (edit)
Person Singular Plural
First yo nus
Second bos bolotu
Third eli olotu

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ 2010, Ladislav Prištic, Kristang - Crioulo de Base Portuguesa, Masaryk University, page 26.

LadinoEdit

NounEdit

bos f (Latin spelling, plural bozes)

  1. Alternative form of boz

LatinEdit

 
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bōs (a bull)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Osco-Umbrian, most likely Sabellic (vs. expected Latin **ūs ~ **vōs), from Proto-Italic *gʷōs; ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws, which also gave Ancient Greek βοῦς (boûs), Sanskrit गो (go) (nominative singular gaús), and English cow.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

bōs m or f (genitive bovis); third declension

  1. a cow, bull, or ox
    • c. 98 CE, Tacitus, Germania 18:
      Hoc iuncti boves, hoc paratus equus, hoc data arma denuntiant.
      The yoked oxen, the harnessed steed, the gift of arms, proclaim this fact.

InflectionEdit

Third declension, irregular.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bōs bovēs
Genitive bovis boum
Dative bovī bōbus
būbus
Accusative bovem bovēs
Ablative bove bōbus
būbus
Vocative bōs bovēs

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

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bos n (definite singular boset, uncountable)

  1. garbage, rubbish, waste

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bosъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bȏs (definite bȏsī, Cyrillic spelling бо̑с)

  1. barefoot

DeclensionEdit


SloveneEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *bosъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

bós or bòs (not comparable)

  1. barefoot

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

bos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of bo

VerbEdit

bos

  1. infinitive passive of bo.
  2. present tense passive of bo.

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Tok PisinEdit

EtymologyEdit

English boss

NounEdit

bos

  1. boss; overseer; master
    • 1989, Buk Baibel long Tok Pisin, Port Moresby: Bible Society of Papua New Guinea, 1:26:
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

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VolapükEdit

PronounEdit

bos

  1. something

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