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FalaEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PronounEdit

nossa

  1. Feminine singular form of possessive nossu.
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme II, Chapter 2: Recunquista:
      Non poemos analizar con pormenoris estis siglos, pero tampoco se debi toleral que, sin fundamentus, se poña en duda algo que a Historia documentá nos lega sobre nossa terra.
      We can’t thoroughly analyse these centuries, but one mustn’t tolerate that, unfoundedly, something documented history tells us about our land be questioned.

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

nossa n (genitive singular nossa, plural nossu or nossur)

  1. (anatomy) a testicle

DeclensionEdit

Declension of nossa
n1 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative nossa nossað nossu, nossur nossuni
accusative nossa nossað nossu, nossur nossuni
dative nossa nossanum nossum nossunum
genitive nossa nossans nossna nossnanna

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: nos‧sa
  • IPA(key): /ˈnɔ.sɐ/

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese nossa, from Latin nostra(m).

PronounEdit

nossa f sg

  1. Feminine singular form of possessive nosso.

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:nosso.

See alsoEdit

Possessee
Singular Plural
Masculine Feminine Masculine Feminine
Possessor Singular First person meu minha meus minhas
Second person teu tua teus tuas
Third person seu sua seus suas
Plural First person nosso nossa nossos nossas
Second person vosso vossa vossos vossas
Third person seu sua seus suas
See also: Appendix:Possessive#Portuguese


Etymology 2Edit

Shortening of Nossa Senhora (Our Lady), in supplication of Holy Mary.

InterjectionEdit

nossa!

  1. oh my God! (said in excitement, shock, awe or dismay)

QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:nossa.

SynonymsEdit