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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡɔs/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔs

Etymology 1Edit

Possibly alteration of gonze (feminine gonzesse).

NounEdit

gosse m or f (plural gosses)

  1. (colloquial) child, kid

Etymology 2Edit

Uncertain. It could be an old or dialectal variant of gousse.

NounEdit

gosse f (plural gosses)

  1. (Canada, colloquial) testicle.

Further readingEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

NounEdit

gosse

  1. Alternative form of goos

Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈkosse/

VerbEdit

gosse

  1. inflection of gossat:
    1. first-person dual present indicative
    2. third-person plural past indicative

Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

(This etymology is missing. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

VerbEdit

gosse (present tense gosser, past tense gossa, past participle gossa, present participle gossende)

  1. (slang) to gloat
Usage notesEdit

Only known to have occurred in the slang phrase jeg gossa meg.

SynonymsEdit

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Swedish gosse (boy)

NounEdit

gosse m (definite singular gossen, indefinite plural gossar, definite plural gossane)

  1. young man, great guy

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, connection to French gosse (child) is uncertain.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gosse c

  1. boy

DeclensionEdit

Declension of gosse 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative gosse gossen gossar gossarna
Genitive gosses gossens gossars gossarnas

SynonymsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Finnish: kossi