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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch kost.

NounEdit

kos (plural kosse, diminutive kossie)

  1. food

Usage notesEdit

The diminutive singular is rarely used, while the diminutive plural, kossies, is more commonly found in language used for infants and small children.


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Church Slavonic квасъ (kvasŭ, sour dough, sour drink).[1]

NounEdit

kos m (indefinite plural kosë, definite singular kosi, definite plural kosët)

  1. yogurt

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998), “kos”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 192

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

NounEdit

kos m anim

  1. blackbird

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

kos

  1. genitive plural of kosa

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoːs/
  • (file)

VerbEdit

kos

  1. second-person singular imperative of kosen

HausaEdit

NounEdit

kôs m

  1. trump card

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from a Turkic language before the times of the Hungarian conquest of the Carpathian Basin (at the turn of the 9th and 10th centuries). Compare Turkish koç.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kos (plural kosok)

  1. ram, tup (a male sheep)
  2. tup (the head of a hammer, and particularly of a steam-driven hammer)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kos kosok
accusative kost kosokat
dative kosnak kosoknak
instrumental kossal kosokkal
causal-final kosért kosokért
translative kossá kosokká
terminative kosig kosokig
essive-formal kosként kosokként
essive-modal
inessive kosban kosokban
superessive koson kosokon
adessive kosnál kosoknál
illative kosba kosokba
sublative kosra kosokra
allative koshoz kosokhoz
elative kosból kosokból
delative kosról kosokról
ablative kostól kosoktól
Possessive forms of kos
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. kosom kosaim
2nd person sing. kosod kosaid
3rd person sing. kosa kosai
1st person plural kosunk kosaink
2nd person plural kosotok kosaitok
3rd person plural kosuk kosaik

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Lower SorbianEdit

NounEdit

kos m

  1. Superseded spelling of kós.

DeclensionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From the verb kose

NounEdit

kos m (definite singular kosen) (uncountable)

  1. cosiness (UK) or coziness (US)

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

kos m

  1. hug

Etymology 3Edit

VerbEdit

kos

  1. imperative of kose

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From the verb kose

NounEdit

kos m (definite singular kosen) (uncountable)

  1. cosiness (UK) or coziness (US)

ReferencesEdit


PapiamentuEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish cosa and Portuguese coisa.

NounEdit

kos

  1. thing

PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kos m anim

  1. blackbird

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

kos f

  1. genitive plural of kosa

Further readingEdit

  • kos in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-CroatianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kȏs (definite kȏsī, Cyrillic spelling ко̑с)

  1. slant, inclined, skew
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kȏs m (Cyrillic spelling ко̑с)

  1. blackbird
DeclensionEdit

SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kọ̑s (comparative [please provide], superlative)

  1. (archaic) slanted, inclined, skewed
InflectionEdit
Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. kós kósa kóso
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative kós ind
kósi def
kósa kóso
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
kóso kóso
genitive kósega kóse kósega
dative kósemu kósi kósemu
locative kósem kósi kósem
instrumental kósim kóso kósim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative kósa kósi kósi
accusative kósa kósi kósi
genitive kósih kósih kósih
dative kósima kósima kósima
locative kósih kósih kósih
instrumental kósima kósima kósima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative kósi kóse kósa
accusative kóse kóse kósa
genitive kósih kósih kósih
dative kósim kósim kósim
locative kósih kósih kósih
instrumental kósimi kósimi kósimi

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kǫsъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kọ̑s m inan

  1. piece
InflectionEdit
Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. kós
gen. sing. kósa
singular dual plural
nominative kós kósa kósi
accusative kós kósa kóse
genitive kósa kósov kósov
dative kósu kósoma kósom
locative kósu kósih kósih
instrumental kósom kósoma kósi

Etymology 3Edit

From Proto-Slavic *kosъ.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kọ̑s m anim

  1. blackbird
InflectionEdit
Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nom. sing. kós
gen. sing. kósa
singular dual plural
nominative kós kósa kósi
accusative kósa kósa kóse
genitive kósa kósov kósov
dative kósu kósoma kósom
locative kósu kósih kósih
instrumental kósom kósoma kósi

SwedishEdit

NounEdit

kos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ko

Tok PisinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English cost.

NounEdit

kos

  1. cost

Etymology 2Edit

From English cause.

NounEdit

kos

  1. cause