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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From fosi +‎ -o or borrowed from Italian fosso and Latin fossa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfoso/
  • Hyphenation: fo‧so
  • Rhymes: -oso

NounEdit

foso (accusative singular foson, plural fosoj, accusative plural fosojn)

  1. ditch, moat, trench
  2. (uncommon) grave
  3. fossa (Madagascan carnivorous mongoose)

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IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English fosseFrench fosseItalian fossaSpanish foso. Compare Esperanto foso.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

foso (plural fosi)

  1. hole, pit, cavity

Derived termsEdit

  •  foseto (small hole; dimple)
  •  fosifar (to dig or make a pit)

See alsoEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian fosso. Cognate with English fosse.

NounEdit

foso m (plural fosos)

  1. ditch, trench
  2. moat, fosse
  3. (shooting) trap

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