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English

Etymology

From the traditional Ashkenazi pronunciation of Hebrew ־וֹת (-óth), and its Yiddish reflex.

Suffix

-os

  1. Often used to form plurals of Hebrew and Yiddish loanwords ending in -a or -ah.

Synonyms

  • (forming plurals of Hebrew loanwords): -as, -ahs, -ot, -oth

Derived terms


Esperanto

Suffix

-os

  1. ending of future tense in verbs.

Finnish

Suffix

-os (front vowel harmony form -ös)

  1. Forms nouns denoting the result of the action of the verb.
    liittää "to join": liitos "joining, joint"
    muuntaa "to change, convert": muunnos "conversion"

Usage notes

  • The form -os is only used with back vowel harmony, the synonymous form -ös being used with front vowel harmony.

French

Suffix

-os

  1. (slang) Slang ending of nouns, adjectives and adverbs; without changing the meaning.

Hungarian

Pronunciation

Suffix

-os

  1. Creates adjectives from nouns meaning "having something".
    kar (arm) - karos (something with an arm), for example karosszék (armchair), a chair with an arm.
  2. Creates nouns from nouns, for example names of occupations and collective nouns.
    asztal (table) - asztalos (carpenter)
    akác (acacia) - akácos (acacia grove)
  3. Creates digits or figures from ordinal numbers.
    hat (six) - hatos (the digit or figure six)

Usage notes

The form -os is only used with back vowel harmony, -es and -ös is used with front vowel harmony and -s is used with words ending in a vowel.

See also


Romanian

Etymology

From [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:ro:Template:lang:la derivations]] -osus (full (of)).

Suffix

-os m. (f singular -oasă, m plural -oşi, f plural -oase)[[Category:Template:lang:ro suffixes|os]]

  1. -ous; used to form adjectives.

Derived terms

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