IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the Old Norse kös (a heap, a pile).[1] Confer the Nynorsk kos and kas and a dialectal Swedish kas,[1] possibly related to the Latin agger (a rampart, a bulwark; a dam; a heap, a pile), congeriēs (a heap, a pile, a mass; a collection, an accumulation) and gerō (I carry, I bear).[1]

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NounEdit

kös f (genitive singular kasar, nominative plural kasir)

  1. a pile (e.g. of stones, blubber or the like)
  2. a heap of fish
  3. (computing) a heap; a large pool of unused memory whence dynamic memory is allocated[2]

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ReferencesEdit

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Ásgeir Blöndal MagnússonÍslensk orðsifjabók, (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans. (Available on Málið.is under the “Eldra mál” tab.)
  2. ^ kös
  3. 3.0 3.1 Icelandic Web of Science: Hvað er þetta 'kas' þegar konur eru kasólettar? (“What does the kas in kasólettur mean?”)

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Turkic *kȫŕ. Compare to Tuvan көс (kös), etc.

NounEdit

kös (3rd person possessive {{{1}}}, plural {{{2}}})

  1. coal

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SwedishEdit

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kös

  1. indefinite genitive singular of .

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