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3 letters words from 'bos'

BOS 5OBS 5
SOB 5 

2 letters words from 'bos'

BO 4OB 4
OS 2SO 2

All 3 letters words made out of bos

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Definitions and meaning of bos

bos

Noun

bos

  1. plural of bo

Anagrams

  • BSO, OBs, OSB, Obs, SOB, obs, sob

Afrikaans

Etymology

From Dutch bos, from Middle Dutch bosch, busch, from Old Dutch *busc, from Proto-West Germanic *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔs/

Noun

bos (plural bosse, diminutive bossie)

  1. wood, forest
  2. bush, shrub
  3. bunch, bundle, sheaf, bouquet

Derived terms


Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin vos. Cognate to Spanish os and French vous.

Pronoun

bos

  1. you (second-person plural direct pronoun)
  2. (to) you (second-person plural indirect pronoun)

Synonyms

  • tos

Cornish

Alternative forms

  • bones

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɔːz/

Verb

bos

  1. to be

Conjugation

Mutation


Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbos]

Adverb

bos

  1. (literary) barefoot, barefooted

Synonyms

  • bosky

Related terms

  • bosý

Further reading

  • bos in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • bos in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Dalmatian

Etymology 1

Possibly from Latin buxus (box tree).

Noun

bos m

  1. oak tree

Etymology 2

Unknown.

Noun

bos m

  1. thigh, hind quarters

Danish

Noun

bos n

  1. indefinite genitive singular of bo

Dutch

Alternative forms

  • bosch (obsolete)

Etymology

From Middle Dutch bosch, busch, from Old Dutch *busc, from Proto-West Germanic *busk, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔs/
  • Hyphenation: bos
  • Rhymes: -ɔs

Noun

bos n (plural bossen, diminutive bosje n)

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

Noun

bos m (plural bossen, diminutive bosje n)

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

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Afrikaans: bos
  • English: bush
    • Dutch: bush, bushbush
  • Indonesian: bos

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin buxus, from Ancient Greek πύξος (púxos).

Noun

bos m (plural bos)

  1. box (tree)
  2. boxwood

Galician

Adjective

bos

  1. masculine plural of bo

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese vos. Cognate with Kabuverdianu bo.

Pronoun

bos

  1. you (plural second person)

Indonesian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈbɔs]
  • Hyphenation: bos

Etymology 1

From Dutch bos (cluster, bunch), from Middle Dutch bosch, busch, from Old Dutch *busc, from Proto-Germanic *buskaz.

Noun

bos (plural, first-person possessive bosku, second-person possessive bosmu, third-person possessive bosnya)

  1. cluster, bunch.

Etymology 2

From English boss, from Dutch baas, from Middle Dutch baes (master of a household, friend), from Old Dutch *baso (uncle, kinsman), from Proto-Germanic *baswô, masculine form of Proto-Germanic *baswǭ (father's sister, aunt, cousin). Cognate with Middle Low German bās (supervisor, foreman), Old Frisian bas (master) (> Saterland Frisian Boas (boss)), Old High German basa ("father's sister, cousin"; > German Base (aunt, cousin)).

Noun

bos (plural bos-bos, first-person possessive bosku, second-person possessive bosmu, third-person possessive bosnya)

  1. boss, leader, head.

Further reading

  • “bos” in Kamus Besar Bahasa Indonesia (KBBI) Daring, Jakarta: Badan Pengembangan dan Pembinaan Bahasa, Kementerian Pendidikan dan Kebudayaan Republik Indonesia, 2016.

Irish

Alternative forms

  • bas

Etymology

From Old Irish bas, bos (palm), from Proto-Celtic *bostā (palm, fist) (compare Breton boz (hollow of the hand)), from Proto-Indo-European *gʷosto-, *gʷosdʰo- (branch).

Noun

bos f (genitive singular boise, nominative plural bosa)

  1. (anatomy) palm of the hand
    Synonym: dearna
  2. (hurling) the flattened, curved end of a hurley

Declension

  • Dual: dhá bhois

Mutation

References

  • "bos" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • “1 bas”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019

Kristang

Etymology

From Portuguese vós (ye), from Old Portuguese vos, from Latin vōs (ye).

Pronoun

bos

  1. you; thou (second-person singular personal pronoun)

See also

References


Ladino

Noun

bos f (Latin spelling, plural bozes)

  1. Alternative form of boz

Latin

Etymology

Borrowed from Oscan-Umbrian, most likely Sabellic (South Picene) (vs. expected Latin **ūs ~ **vōs), from Proto-Italic *gʷōs; ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *gʷṓws, which also gave Ancient Greek βοῦς (boûs), Sanskrit गो (go) (nominative singular gaús), and English cow.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /boːs/, [boːs̠]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /bos/, [bɔs]

Noun

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

  1. a cow, bull, or ox
  2. (in the plural) cattle (bovine animals)

Declension

Third-declension noun (irregular).

Synonyms

  • cornigera pl
  • iumentum (when used to pull carts); armentum (when used to pull plows)

Hypernyms

  • iumenta (when used to pull carts); armenta (when used to pull plows)

Hyponyms

  • taurus m
  • vacca f

Derived terms

Related terms

Descendants

References

  • bos in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • bos in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • bos in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • bos in Gaffiot, Félix, Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette, 1934

Norwegian Nynorsk

Alternative forms

  • boss

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /boːs/

Noun

bos n (definite singular boset, uncountable)

  1. garbage, rubbish, waste
  2. straw for or from a strawbed

Further reading

  • “bos” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Frisian

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *bansaz (stall), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰendʰ- (to bind). Cognates include Old English *bōs, Old Saxon *bōs and Old Norse báss.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈboːs/

Noun

bōs m

  1. stall, byre

Descendants

  • Saterland Frisian: Buus
  • West Frisian: bús

References

  • Bremmer, Rolf H., An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, 2009, →ISBN

Sardinian

Alternative forms

  • vos

Etymology

From Latin vōs, from Proto-Italic *wōs, from the oblique case forms of Proto-Indo-European *yū́ (you).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bɔs/

Pronoun

bos (possessive bostru)

  1. you (plural), ye
    Synonym: bois, bosateros

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bosъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bôːs/

Adjective

bȏs (definite bȏsī, Cyrillic spelling бо̑с)

  1. barefoot

Declension


Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bosъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bóːs/, /bɔ́s/

Adjective

bȍs or bòs (not comparable)

  1. barefoot

Inflection

Further reading

  • bos”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU[1], portal Fran

Swedish

Noun

bos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of bo

Verb

bos

  1. infinitive passive of bo.
  2. present tense passive of bo.

Synonyms

  • bebos

Anagrams

  • obs

Tok Pisin

Etymology

English boss

Noun

bos

  1. boss; overseer; master

Synonyms

  • masta

Related terms

  • bosim

Volapük

Pronoun

bos

  1. something

Declension


Source: wiktionary.org
  • BO, a pal, a buddy.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)