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
    Synonym: nosaltres
  2. we (majestic)

DeclensionEdit

Usage notesEdit

The spelling nós was deprecated in the 2016 spelling reform. The old spelling can still be used for metalinguistic transcriptions, or when the intended meaning is not clear from the context. See Appendix:Catalan orthography.


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
  • ar aon nós (at any rate)
  • ardnós m (grandeur, hauteur; formality, snobbery, starch)
  • ardnósach (highbrow, adjective)
  • ar nós (in the style or manner of)
  • bun-nós m (original, established, custom)
  • dea-nós m (good custom, good habit)
  • nósmhar, nósúil (customary; formal, conventional, adjective)
  • sean-nós m (traditional style)

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

nós m (genitive singular nóis)

  1. (literary) fame, renown
DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit


MirandeseEdit

PronounEdit

nós

  1. we (the first-person plural pronoun)

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin nōs.

PronunciationEdit

PronounEdit

nós

  1. we

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: nosotros

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.
    Synonyms: a gente (more informal), nós outros (obsolete)
  2. first-person plural prepositional pronoun: us
    Os pássaros voaram até nós.
    The birds flew towards us.
  3. (Brazil, colloquial, proscribed) first-person plural objective personal pronoun; us
    Ele bateu em nós!
    He hit 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:

Brazilian speakers who use this pronoun colloquially (instead of a gente) may not make the contraction and use com nós instead. They might also use nós with third-person singular verbs. Such usages are highly proscribed but common.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:nós.

See alsoEdit

Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Prepositional Prepositional
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 si consigo
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco, com vós 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 si consigo
Indefinite se si consigo

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of (knot).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nós m

  1. plural of .
QuotationsEdit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:nó.


Upper SorbianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *nosъ, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

NounEdit

nós

  1. nose