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H4O1S1

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3 letters words from 'hos'

HOS 6OHS 6
SHO 6SOH 6

2 letters words from 'hos'

HO 5OH 5
OS 2SH 5
SO 2 

All 3 letters words made out of hos

hos ohs hso sho osh soh

Note: these 'words' (valid or invalid) are all the permutations of the word hos. These words are obtained by scrambling the letters in hos.

Definitions and meaning of hos

hos

Noun

hos

  1. plural of ho

Anagrams

  • OHS, OHs, Osh, SHO, Sho, Soh, ohs, osh, sho, sho', soh

Cornish

Etymology

From Old Cornish *hoet, from Proto-Brythonic *(s)awyetos (hence Breton houad and Middle Welsh hwyat), from Proto-Celtic *awis (compare dialectal Irish aoi (swan)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂éwis (bird) (compare Latin avis).

Noun

hos

  1. duck (aquatic bird of the family Anatidae)

Danish

Etymology

Originally an unstressed form of hus (house) undergoing a development in meaning from "at someone's house" to "with someone" – analogous to the development of Latin casa (house) to French chez (at (the house of)). Displaced Old Norse hjá.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [hɔs]

Preposition

hos

  1. at X's abode
    Vi var på besøg hos Ahmad.
    We visited Ahmad in his abode.
    Jeg sov hos en veninde.
    I slept at a friend's place.
  2. in X's view; as X expresses it in their writings
    • 1877, Fredrik Petersen, Dr. Søren Kierkegaards Christendomsforkyndelse, page 544
      Maalet er hos Kierkegaard som hos Hegel et selvbevidst Liv, der af begge kaldes Aand, ...
      The goal, according to Kierkegaard is, as according to Hegel, a self-conscious life, which both of them call spirit/spirituality, ...
    • 2001, Sundhedsplejerske-institutionens dannelse: en kulturteoretisk og kulturhistorisk analyse af velfaerdsstatens embedsvaerk, Museum Tusculanum Press (→ISBN), page 132
      Muligheden for at vælge forkert er hos Hegel til stede.
      The possibility of choosing wrong is present in the view that Hegel expresses.
    • 2015, Svend Brinkmann, Identitet, Klim (→ISBN)
      Etik er derfor hos Foucault noget andet end moral, der er det filosofiske studium af gode, rigtige handlinger.
      In Foucault's writings, ethics is therefore different from morality, which is the philosophical study of good, right actions.

References

  • “hos” in Den Danske Ordbog
  • “hos” in Ordbog over det danske Sprog

Dutch

Pronunciation

Verb

hos

  1. first-person singular present indicative of hossen
  2. imperative of hossen

Irish

Noun

hos m

  1. h-prothesized form of os

Latin

Pronoun

hōs

  1. accusative masculine plural of hic

Middle English

Etymology 1

From Old English hās, *hārs, from Proto-Germanic *haisaz, *haisraz.

Alternative forms

  • hose, hoos, hoose, hoce, hase, haase, hayse, hors, horse, hoorse

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hɔːs/, /hɔːrs/
  • (Northern ME) IPA(key): /hɑːs/, /hɑːrs/

Adjective

hos (plural and weak singular hose)

  1. Hoarse; harsh-sounding.
  2. (rare) Unclear-sounding; hard to detect.
Related terms
  • hosely
  • hosnesse
Descendants
  • English: hoarse
  • Scots: hairse, hairsh, haise
References
  • “hōs, adj.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-03-23.

Noun

hos (uncountable)

  1. (rare) The state of being hoarse or an example of it.
References
  • “hōs, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2019-03-23.

Etymology 2

Pronoun

hos

  1. (Late Middle English, rare) Alternative form of whos (whose, genitive)

Mòcheno

Etymology

From Middle High German hase, from Old High German haso, from Proto-West Germanic *hasō, from Proto-Germanic *hasô (hare). Cognate with German Hase, English hare.

Noun

hos m

  1. hare

References

  • “hos” in Cimbrian, Ladin, Mòcheno: Getting to know 3 peoples. 2015. Servizio minoranze linguistiche locali della Provincia autonoma di Trento, Trento, Italy.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Developed from hus.

Pronunciation

Preposition

hos

  1. at, by, with

References

  • “hos” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Developed from hus.

Preposition

hos

  1. at, by, with

Synonyms

  • hjå

References

  • “hos” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /xoːs/, [hoːs]

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *hansō. Cognate with Old High German hansa.

Noun

hōs f

  1. escort; company; troop
Declension

Etymology 2

Noun

hōs f

  1. bramble
  2. thorn
Declension

Swedish

Etymology 1

Compare Old Swedish i hoss “close by, nearby”; probably from a weak form of Old Swedish hūs (house) (Swedish hus); cognate with Danish hos. Compare Icelandic hjá (at, by) from hjón (married couple), French chez (to/at the house of) from Latin casa (house) and Westrobothnian foss (right away) from fus, fos (eager).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /hʊs/

Preposition

hos

  1. in the vicinity of
  2. at someone's place or building, usually their home or workplace. Same as Icelandic hjá.
    I am at the devil's place; I am in hell.
  3. with someone (used instead of med with a few static verbs, such as stay)
Derived terms
  • hemma hos

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /huːs/

Noun

hos

  1. indefinite genitive singular of ho

Tok Pisin

Etymology

From English horse.

Noun

hos

  1. horse

Source: wiktionary.org
  • HO.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)