See also: CHUs and Chus

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese chus, from Latin plūs (more).

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

chus

  1. (dated) more; very
    • 1305, A. López Ferreiro (ed.), Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática. Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 498:
      et sse esto que eu mando he chus pouco cao quinto de todos meus bees assi movil como rrayz
      and if this that I'm granting is very little compared with a fifth of all of my possessions, chattel as well as real state, then [...]
    Synonym: máis

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • chus” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • chus” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • chus” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin plūs (more), from Old Latin *plous, from Proto-Indo-European *plē-, *pelu- (many). Eventually displaced by mais.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

chus

  1. more

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: chus
  • Portuguese: chus

PortugueseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese chus, from Latin plūs (more). Displaced by colateral mais.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

chus (not comparable)

(archaic) more

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Scottish GaelicEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chus

  1. Lenited form of cus.