See also: Cos, 'cos, coś, coș, and cós

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. (UK) because
TranslationsEdit

See alsoEdit

AnagramsEdit


AromanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • cosu

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.

NounEdit

cos m (plural cossos)

  1. body

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

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish cos.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cos f (genitive coise, nominative plural cosa)

  1. foot
  2. leg

DeclensionEdit

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.

LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cōs f (genitive cōtis); third declension

  1. whetstone

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

Number 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. nominative singular of cop
  2. oblique plural of cop

Old IrishEdit

NounEdit

cos f

  1. foot
  2. leg

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, Dublin [1]

RomanianEdit

VerbEdit

cos

  1. first-person singular present tense form of coase.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of coase.
  3. third-person plural present tense form of coase.
Last modified on 17 April 2014, at 11:36