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AsturianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nōs.

PronounEdit

nós

  1. we

SynonymsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nōs (we; us), from Proto-Italic *nōs.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nós

  1. (archaic) we
  2. we (majestic)

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit


GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs (we; us), from Proto-Italic *nōs.

PronounEdit

nós (accusative nos, dative nos)

  1. we, us
    Synonyms: nosoutros, nosoutras

Indo-PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese nós (we), from Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs (we; us).

PronounEdit

nós

  1. we (first-person plural personal pronoun)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:
      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to feast on:

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Irish nós (custom, tradition, precedent), from a Brythonic language (compare Welsh naws (nature, disposition)).

NounEdit

nós m (genitive singular nóis, nominative plural nósanna)

  1. custom
  2. manner, style
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Irish nós m (fame, renown, reputation).

NounEdit

nós m (genitive singular nóis)

  1. (literary) fame, renown
DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nōs.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nós

  1. we

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs (we; us), from Proto-Italic *nōs.

Alternative formsEdit

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nós

  1. first-person plural nominative personal pronoun: we
    Nós estamos aqui.
    We are here.
  2. first-person plural prepositional pronoun: us
    Os pássaros voaram até nós.
    The birds flew towards us.
Usage notesEdit

When the clause features a verb in its first-person plural form, the nominative pronoun nós may be dropped.

The following contraction is usually mandatory in standard usage, but optional when mesmos (ourselves) is used for emphasis:

In Brazil, this pronoun is sometimes used with third-person singular verbs. Such usage is highly proscribed.

QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:nós.

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Oblique Oblique
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of (knot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nós m pl

  1. plural of .
QuotationsEdit

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:nó.


Upper SorbianEdit