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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Via Old French fossa, from Latin fossa (ditch, trench).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fosse (plural fosses)

  1. A ditch or moat.
  2. (anatomy) Alternative form of fossa

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FrenchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Middle French fosse, from Old French fosse, from Latin fossa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

fosse f (plural fosses)

  1. pit (hole in the ground)

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Further readingEdit


ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From earlier fusse, from Latin fuisset, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *bʰuH- (to become, be).

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfos.se/, [ˈfos̪ːe]
  • Hyphenation: fós‧se

VerbEdit

fosse

  1. third-person singular imperfect subjunctive of essere

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfɔs.se/, [ˈfɔs̪ːe]
  • Hyphenation: fòs‧se

NounEdit

fosse f

  1. plural of fossa

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LadinEdit

LatinEdit

ParticipleEdit

fosse

  1. vocative masculine singular of fossus

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Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French fosse, from Latin fossa.

NounEdit

fosse f (plural fosses)

  1. fosse

Derived termsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the noun foss

VerbEdit

fosse (imperative foss, present tense fosser, passive fosses, simple past and past participle fossa or fosset, present participle fossende)

  1. to cascade, gush, pour, rush, foam

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the noun foss

VerbEdit

fosse (present tense fossar, past tense fossa, past participle fossa, passive infinitive fossast, present participle fossande, imperative foss/fosse)

  1. to cascade, gush, pour, rush, foam

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin fossa.

NounEdit

fosse f (oblique plural fosses, nominative singular fosse, nominative plural fosses)

  1. fosse
  2. hole in the ground
  3. a grave

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: fosse

ReferencesEdit

  • Godefroy, Frédéric, Dictionnaire de l'ancienne langue française et de tous ses dialectes du IXe au XVe siècle (1881) (fosse, supplement)

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Forms of ser and ir:

Forms of fossar:

VerbEdit

fosse

  1. first-person singular (eu) imperfect subjunctive of ser
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) imperfect subjunctive of ser
  3. first-person singular (eu) imperfect subjunctive of ir
  4. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) imperfect subjunctive of ir
  5. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of fossar
  6. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of fossar
  7. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of fossar
  8. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of fossar