See also: fós, fős, fös, and F/Os

English edit

Noun edit

fos (uncountable)

  1. Initialism of freedom of speech.

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Etymology 1 edit

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Verb edit

fos

  1. first/third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of ser
  2. first/third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of ésser

Etymology 2 edit

From Latin fūsus.

Pronunciation edit

Participle edit

fos (feminine fosa, masculine plural fosos, feminine plural foses)

  1. past participle of fondre

Etymology 3 edit

From Latin fūsus.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

fos m (plural fossos)

  1. (Alghero) Alternative form of fossa

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Noun edit

fos f (plural fosow)

  1. wall

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Danish edit

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Etymology edit

Revived ca. 1750 through Norwegian foss, from Old Norse foss, fors. Cognate with Swedish fors, Faroese fossur, and Icelandic foss.

Noun edit

fos c (singular definite fossen, plural indefinite fosser or (now rare) fosse)

  1. (Norway) waterfall
    Synonym: vandfald
    • 1872, Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson, “Bjørnejægeren [The Bear Hunter]”, in Fortællinger [Tales], page 359:
      Den var bunden med Jærnlænker, sagde han, og endda havde den slidt over den, som var om Forbenene; han saa tydelig, der var Liv i den, og Blod gik ifra den som en Fos!
      It was bound with iron chains, he said, and yet it had broken the one around its front legs; he saw clearly that it was alive, and blood flowed from it like a waterfall!
    • 1933, Knut Hamsun, Mens livet lever [While Life Plays], pages 276–277:
      Det stod et vaatt Drev og en besk Vind fra Fossen ovenfor, skjønt Solen skinnet var det Veir til Oljehyr og Sydvest.
      There was a wet drift and a bitter wind from the waterfall above, and even if the sun shone, there was weather for an oilskin suit and ou’wester.

Descendants edit

  • Norwegian Bokmål: foss

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Hungarian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *pačke like Northern Mansi пош (poš), Finnish paska and Estonian pask. For the verb sense, see also fosik.

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Noun edit

fos (usually uncountable, plural fosok)

  1. (vulgar) liquid excrement

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fos fosok
accusative fost fosokat
dative fosnak fosoknak
instrumental fossal fosokkal
causal-final fosért fosokért
translative fossá fosokká
terminative fosig fosokig
essive-formal fosként fosokként
essive-modal
inessive fosban fosokban
superessive foson fosokon
adessive fosnál fosoknál
illative fosba fosokba
sublative fosra fosokra
allative foshoz fosokhoz
elative fosból fosokból
delative fosról fosokról
ablative fostól fosoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
fosé fosoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
foséi fosokéi
Possessive forms of fos
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. fosom fosaim
2nd person sing. fosod fosaid
3rd person sing. fosa fosai
1st person plural fosunk fosaink
2nd person plural fosotok fosaitok
3rd person plural fosuk fosaik

Adjective edit

fos (comparative fosabb, superlative legfosabb)

  1. (slang) shitty, crappy, trashy, worthless
    Synonyms: ócska, gyatra, silány

Declension edit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative fos fosok
accusative fost fosokat
dative fosnak fosoknak
instrumental fossal fosokkal
causal-final fosért fosokért
translative fossá fosokká
terminative fosig fosokig
essive-formal fosként fosokként
essive-modal
inessive fosban fosokban
superessive foson fosokon
adessive fosnál fosoknál
illative fosba fosokba
sublative fosra fosokra
allative foshoz fosokhoz
elative fosból fosokból
delative fosról fosokról
ablative fostól fosoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
fosé fosoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
foséi fosokéi

Verb edit

fos

  1. (vulgar) Alternative form of fosik (to pass liquid excrement)

Usage notes edit

This form also occurs when a verbal prefix is separated from the verb:

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(With verbal prefixes):

Further reading edit

  • (noun sense): fos in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN
  • (verb sense): fos , partly redirecting to fosik in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (‘The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’, abbr.: ÉrtSz.). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish foss (rest).

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Noun edit

fos m (genitive singular fois) (literary)

  1. rest, a stop, a halt
    Synonym: sos
  2. a prop, buttress, wall

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Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
fos fhos bhfos
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Jamaican Creole edit

Etymology edit

Derived from English first.

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fos

  1. first

Further reading edit

  • fos at majstro.com

Middle English edit

Noun edit

fos

  1. plural of fo

Polish edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

fos

  1. genitive plural of fosa

Tetum edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *bəʀas. Compare Javanese wos, Malay beras.

Noun edit

fos

  1. husked rice

Tok Pisin edit

Etymology edit

From English force.

Noun edit

fos

  1. force