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3 letters words from 'cos'

COS 5SOC 5

2 letters words from 'cos'

OS 2SO 2

All 3 letters words made out of cos

cos ocs cso sco osc soc

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Definitions and meaning of cos

cos

Translingual

Symbol

cos

  1. (trigonometry) cosine.

Etymology 1

From the name of the island Cos, whence it was introduced.

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /kɑs/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɒs/
  • Rhymes: -ɒs

Noun

cos (plural coses)

  1. A variety of lettuce with long, crisp leaves.
Translations

Etymology 2

From 'cause, an aphetic form of because.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /kɒz/; (unstressed) IPA(key): /kəz/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /kʌz/; (unstressed) IPA(key): /kəz/

Conjunction

cos

  1. (informal, Britain, Ireland, South Africa, African-American Vernacular) because
Translations

Etymology 3

Clipping of cousin

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kʌz/

Noun

cos (plural cosses)

  1. (informal, African-American Vernacular) A cousin, cuz.

Etymology 4

Noun

cos

  1. plural of co

See also

  • Wikipedia article on Cos
  • Wikipedia article on cosine

Anagrams

  • CSO, OCS, OCs, OSC, SCO, SOC, SoC, Soc, Soc., soc, soc.

Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • cosu

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin *cōsō, from Latin consuō. Compare Romanian coase, cos.

Verb

cos (third-person singular present indicative coasi/coase, past participle cusutã)

  1. I sew.

Related terms

  • coasiri/coasire
  • cusut

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan cors, from Latin corpus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrep-. Doublet of the borrowing corpus.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈkɔs/

Noun

cos m (plural cossos)

  1. body (physical structure of a human or animal)
  2. body, corpse
    Synonym: cadàver

Derived terms

  • anticòs
  • cos celeste
  • cos pituïtari

Further reading

  • “cos” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “cos” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “cos” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “cos” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Chinese

Verb

cos

  1. (ACG, informal) to cosplay

Derived terms

  • coser

Friulian

Etymology

From Slovene kòš, from Proto-Slavic *košь.

Noun

cos m (plural cos)

  1. basket
    Synonyms: gei, geùt, ceste

Galician

Etymology

From contraction of preposition con (with) + masculine plural definite article os (the)

Contraction

cos m pl (masculine co, feminine coa, feminine plural coas)

  1. with the

Irish

Alternative forms

  • cois (Cois Fharraige)

Etymology

From Old Irish cos, from Proto-Celtic *koxsā (cf. Welsh coes), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *koḱs-, whence also Latin coxa (hip).

Pronunciation

  • (Munster, Connacht) IPA(key): /kɔsˠ/
  • (Ulster) IPA(key): /kʌsˠ/

Noun

cos f (genitive singular coise, nominative plural cosa)

  1. foot
  2. leg

Declension

  • Dual: dhá chois

Derived terms

Mutation

References

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “cos”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • “cos” in Foclóir Gaeḋilge agus Béarla, Irish Texts Society, 2nd ed., 1927, by Patrick S. Dinneen.
  • "cos" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *ḱeh₃- (to sharpen). Cognate with Latin catus (clever, cunning), cautēs (pointed rock), cuneus (wedge) and Ancient Greek κῶνος (kônos, cone).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /koːs/
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /kos/, [kɔs]

Noun

cōs f (genitive cōtis); third declension

  1. whetstone

Declension

Third-declension noun.

Derived terms

  • cōtōria

Descendants

  • Catalan: cot
  • French: queux
  • Italian: cote, cotano
  • Romanian: cute
  • Sicilian: cuti
  • Spanish: codón

References

  • cos in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cos in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cos in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883–1887)
  • cos in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cos in William Smith, editor (1854, 1857) A Dictionary of Greek and Roman Geography, volume 1 & 2, London: Walton and Maberly

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *kussaz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kos/

Noun

cos m

  1. Alternative form of coss

Old French

Noun

cos m

  1. inflection of cop:
    1. oblique plural
    2. nominative singular

Old Irish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *koxsā (cf. Welsh coes), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *koḱs-. Cognate with Latin coxa (hip).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /kos/

Noun

cos f

  1. foot
  2. leg

Inflection

Descendants

  • Irish: cos
  • Manx: cass
  • Scottish Gaelic: cas

Mutation

References

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “cos”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /kus/, /kos/

Contraction

cos

  1. (colloquial) Contraction of com os.

Romanian

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -os

Verb

cos

  1. first-person singular present indicative of coase
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of coase
  3. third-person plural present indicative of coase

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a crisp, long-leaved lettuce.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)