cos

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TranslingualEdit

SymbolEdit

cos

  1. (trigonometry) a symbol of the trigonometric function cosine.

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the name of the island Cos, whence it was introduced.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cos

  1. A variety of lettuce with long, crisp leaves.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From 'cause, an aphetic form of because.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

cos

  1. (Britain, South Africa, African American Vernacular) because
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Clipping of cousin

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cos ‎(plural cosses)

  1. (informal, African American Vernacular) cousin, cuz

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *cosō, from Latin consuō. Compare Daco-Romanian coase, cos.

VerbEdit

cos (third-person singular present indicative coasi/coase, past participle cusutã)

  1. I sew.

Related termsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Provençal cors, from Latin corpus, from Proto-Indo-European *krep- or *kʷerp- ‎(body).

NounEdit

cos m ‎(plural cossos)

  1. body

FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Slovene kòš, from Proto-Slavic *košь.

NounEdit

cos m ‎(plural cos)

  1. basket

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From contraction of preposition con ‎(with) + masculine plural definite article os ‎(the)

ContractionEdit

cos m pl ‎(masculine co, feminine coa, feminine plural coas)

  1. with the

IrishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • cois (Cois Fharraige)

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cos, from Proto-Celtic *koxsā (cf. Welsh coes), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *koks-, whence also Latin coxa ‎(hip).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cos f ‎(genitive singular coise, nominative plural cosa)

  1. foot
  2. leg

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cos chos gcos
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • cos” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.
  • “cos” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "cos" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cōs f ‎(genitive cōtis); third declension

  1. whetstone

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cōs cōtēs
genitive cōtis cōtum
dative cōtī cōtibus
accusative cōtem cōtēs
ablative cōte cōtibus
vocative cōs cōtēs

DescendantsEdit


Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

cos m

  1. inflection of cop:
    1. oblique plural
    2. nominative singular

Old IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Celtic *koxsā (cf. Welsh coes), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *koks-. Cognate with Latin coxa ‎(hip).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cos f

  1. foot
  2. leg

DescendantsEdit

MutationEdit

Old Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Nasalization
cos chos cos
pronounced with /ɡ(ʲ)-/
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • cos” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

RomanianEdit

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