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Croatian

Adjective

bos

  1. barefoot

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Dutch

een bos (n., a forest)

Etymology

From Middle Dutch bosch, busch

Pronunciation

Noun

bos n. (plural bossen, diminutive bosje)

  1. wood, forest
    Zij ging wandelen in de bossen.
    She went walking in the woods.

bos m. (plural bossen, diminutive bosje)

  1. bouquet, cluster
    Hij bracht een bosje bloemen mee.
    He brought me a bouquet of flowers.

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Irish

Noun

bos f.

  1. palm (of the hand)

Declension

Second declension

Bare forms

Case Singular Plural
Nominative bos bosa
Vocative a bhos a bhosa
Genitive boise bos
Dative bos bosa

Forms with the definite article

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an bhos na bosa
Genitive na boise na mbos
Dative leis an mbos

don bhos

leis na bosa


Latin

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bōs (a bull)

Etymology

A borrowing from some Osco-Umbrian language dialect; ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷōws, which also gave Ancient Greek βοῦς (bous) and Sanskrit गो (go) (nominative singular gaús).

Pronunciation

Noun

bōs (genitive bovis); m or f, third declension

  1. a cow, bull, or ox
    • 98Tacitus, Germania, XVIII
      Hoc iuncti boves, hoc paratus equus, hoc data arma denuntiant.
      The yoked oxen, the harnessed steed, the gift of arms, proclaim this fact.

Inflection

Number Singular Plural
nominative bōs bovēs
genitive bovis bovum
dative bovī bovibus
accusative bovem bovēs
ablative bove bovibus
vocative bōs bovēs

Synonyms

Hyponyms

Derived terms

Related terms

Descendants

  • Portuguese: boi
  • Romanian: bou
  • Romansch: bov
  • Sardinian (Campidanese): boi
  • Sardinian (Nugorese): boe
  • Spanish: buey

See also

Taxonomy: Bos taurus (domestic cow) on Wikipedia

References

  • bos” in Charlton T. Lewis & Charles Short (1879), A Latin Dictionary (Oxford: Clarendon Press)

Slovene

Adjective

bos

  1. barefoot

Swedish

Noun

bos

  1. singular genitive indefinite of bo

Verb

bos

  1. See bo

Synonyms

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