See also: fłūs

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flus

  1. plural of flu

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Early Modern German fluss (stream), from fliessen (to flow).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈflus]
  • Rhymes: -us
  • Hyphenation: flus

NounEdit

flus m inan

  1. (slightly vulgar) gob of spit, phlegm [16th c.]
    • 1902, Vlast[1], volume 19, page 327:
      Když dobytek zapálení plic dostane, tuž nežere, těžce dýchá, na sucho kašle, žluté flusy jdou z nosu jeho, dostane žluté oči a suchý jazyk, [] .
      When the cattle gets pneumonia, they stop feeding, breath with difficulties, have a dry cough, yellow phlegm flows out of the nostrils, get yellow eyes and dry tongue, [] .

Usage notesEdit

While in historical texts the word is used neutrally, recently it has been viewed as slightly vulgar.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "flusat" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, Leda, 2015, →ISBN, page 192.

Further readingEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse flus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flus n (genitive singular flus, plural flus)

  1. peelings (from a potato or apple)
  2. (hair, biology) dandruff

DeclensionEdit

n11 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative flus flusið flus flusini
Accusative flus flusið flus flusini
Dative flusi flusinum flusum flusunum
Genitive flus flusins flusa flusanna

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Root
f-l-s

From Arabic فُلُوس(fulūs).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

flus m sg or pl (plural flejjes)

  1. money

Usage notesEdit

  • The basic sense “money” is now usually construed as a masculine singular, though it may also be construed as a plural. The marked plural flejjes means “several amounts of money”.

Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

flus

  1. Alternative form of flees