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cousa

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

cousa f (plural couses)

  1. Alternative form of cosa

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin causa. Compare Portuguese coisa, Spanish cosa

NounEdit

cousa f (plural cousas)

  1. thing

MirandeseEdit

NounEdit

cousa f (plural cousas)

  1. thing

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Medieval Latin causa (thing), from Classical Latin causa (cause, reason).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cousa f

  1. thing
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, To codex, cantiga 423 (facsimile):
      Eſta primeira é de comel fez ó çeo. ⁊ á terra. ⁊ ó mar ⁊ o ſol. ⁊ á lũa. ⁊ as eſtrelas ⁊ todalas outras couſas q̇ ſon. ⁊ como fez ó ome áſa ſemellança
      This first one is (about) how He made the heaven, and the earth, and the sea, and the sun, and the moon, and the stars, and everything else that exists. And how (He) made man in His own likeness.

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cousa f (plural cousas)

  1. (dated) Alternative form of coisa