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3 letters words from 'los'

LOS 3SOL 3

2 letters words from 'los'

LO 2OS 2
SO 2 

All 3 letters words made out of los

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Definitions and meaning of los

los

Aragonese

Etymology

From Latin illos (those ones).

Pronoun

los

  1. them (masculine direct object)

Synonyms

  • es

Asturian

Etymology

From Latin illōs, from ille.

Article

los m pl (masculine sg el, feminine sg la, neuter sg lo, feminine plural les)

  1. (definite) the

Catalan

Etymology 1

From Latin illōs; cf. els.

Pronoun

los (enclitic, contracted 'ls, proclitic els)

  1. them (masculine, direct or indirect object)
  2. them (feminine, indirect object only)
Declension

Etymology 2

From Latin illōs, from ille.

Article

los m pl

  1. masculine plural of lo

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlos]
  • Rhymes: -os

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *ȏlsь, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁el-. Cognate with English elk, German Elch.

Noun

los m anim

  1. elk (British), moose (U.S.)

Declension

Etymology 2

Borrowed from German Los, which has unclear origins.

Noun

los m inan

  1. lottery ticket

Declension

References

Further reading

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

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse lauss

Adjective

los

  1. loose

Noun

los c (singular definite lossen, plural indefinite losser)

  1. lynx

Inflection

Noun

los n (singular definite losset, plural indefinite los)

  1. kick

Inflection


Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔs/
  • Hyphenation: los
  • Rhymes: -ɔs

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch los, from Old Dutch *los, from Proto-West Germanic *laus, from Proto-Germanic *lusaz.

Adjective

los (comparative losser, superlative meest los or lost)

  1. loose
  2. separate
Inflection
Derived terms

Verb

los

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

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch los, from Old Dutch *los, from Proto-Germanic *luhsuz, perhaps from Proto-Indo-European *lewk- (light, to shine) or from a substrate language. Cognate with Old Saxon lohs, Old High German luhs, Old English lox, from a similar Germanic form also Swedish lodjur. Cognates outside Germanic include Ancient Greek λύγξ (lúnx), Lithuanian lūšis, Old Church Slavonic роусь (rusĭ), Old Irish lug, Old Armenian լուսանունք (lusanunkʿ).

Noun

los m (plural lossen, diminutive losje n)

  1. (dated) lynx (specifically the Eurasian lynx, Lynx lynx)
    Synonym: lynx
Alternative forms
  • losch (obsolete)
Derived terms
  • pardellos

Anagrams

  • sol

References


Dutch Low Saxon

Etymology

From Old Saxon lōs, from Proto-Germanic *lausaz, cognate with Dutch los and English loose.

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɔs

Adjective

los

  1. open

French

Etymology

From Old French, from Latin laus, laudem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lo/

Noun

los m (plural los)

  1. (obsolete) praise; acclaim
    Synonym: louange (modern)

Related terms

  • louer

Further reading

  • “los” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /loːs/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /lɔs/ (regionally; chiefly as interjection or when meaning “going on”)

Etymology 1

From Old High German lōs. Compare English loose.

Adjective

los (comparative loser, superlative am losesten)

  1. (colloquial or dated) Alternative form of lose (loose)

Adverb

los (only used in combination with a verb)

  1. off, rid of
  2. going on
  3. (colloquial, regional, Westphalia, Lower Saxony) open

Interjection

los

  1. come on!, let's go!

Derived terms

Related terms

  • gelosen

Etymology 2

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb

los

  1. singular imperative of losen

Indonesian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈlɔs]
  • Hyphenation: los

Etymology 1

Shortening from losmen (hostel).

Noun

los (plural, first-person possessive losku, second-person possessive losmu, third-person possessive losnya)

  1. hostel

Etymology 2

From Dutch loods (pilot).

Noun

los (plural, first-person possessive losku, second-person possessive losmu, third-person possessive losnya)

  1. (navigation) pilot boat

Etymology 3

From Dutch los (loose).

Adjective

los (plural los-los)

  1. (colloquial) loose, free
    Synonyms: lepas, bebas

Noun

los (plural, first-person possessive losku, second-person possessive losmu, third-person possessive losnya)

  1. longhouse

Further reading

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

Interlingua

Pronoun

los

  1. (accusative, dative) them, those

Ladino

Etymology

From Latin illōs, from ille.

Article

los (singular el, feminine las)

  1. the (masculine plural)

Mauritian Creole

Etymology

From French loche (dialectal)

Noun

los

  1. slug

References

  • Baker, Philip & Hookoomsing, Vinesh Y. (1987). Dictionnaire de créole mauricien. Morisyen – English – Français

Middle Dutch

Etymology

From Old Dutch *los, from Proto-Germanic *lusaz, *lausaz (loose, free).

Adjective

los

  1. loose, free
  2. free, not encumbered
  3. having lost, robbed

Inflection

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Descendants

  • Dutch: los
  • Limburgish: lósj

Further reading

  • “los”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929) , “los (I)”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN, page I

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

Borrowing from Low German lots (short form of lotsman); compare with German Lotse.

Noun

los m (definite singular losen, indefinite plural loser, definite plural losene)

  1. (nautical) a pilot (person who guides ships in and out of a harbour)

References

  • “los” in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology 1

Noun

los m (definite singular losen, indefinite plural losar, definite plural losane)

  1. Alternative spelling of lós

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • Homophones: lòs, lås

Noun

los n (definite singular loset, indefinite plural los, definite plural losa)

  1. Alternative spelling of lòs

Novial

Pronoun

los

  1. they (all male); them (all male)

Related terms

  • lo

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin illōs, from ille.

Article

los (singular lo, feminine la, feminine plural las)

  1. the; masculine plural definite article

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *lusą (loss), from Proto-Indo-European *lewHs- (to cut loose; sever; lose). Cognate with Old Norse los (looseness; breaking up).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /los/

Noun

los n (nominative plural los)

  1. loss
  2. destruction

Declension

Derived terms

  • losian

Descendants

  • Middle English: los
    • English: loss
    • Scots: los, lose, lois

Old French

Etymology

See the verb loer (to laud).

Noun

los m (oblique plural los, nominative singular los, nominative plural los)

  1. glory; positive reputation

Descendants

  • French: los

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *lausaz, whence also Old English lēas, Old Norse lauss.

Adjective

lōs

  1. loose

Polish

Etymology

From Middle High German lōz, from Old High German hlōz, from Proto-Germanic *hlautiz.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɔs/

Noun

los m inan

  1. fate
  2. lottery ticket
    Synonym: kupon

Declension

Derived terms

  • (verb) losować
  • (adjective) losowy

Further reading

  • los in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /luʃ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /lus/, /luʃ/

Pronoun

los

  1. Alternative form of os (third-person masculine plural objective pronoun) used as an enclitic and mesoclitic following a verb form ending in a consonant (-z, -r and -s, but not -m); the consonant is elided and the preceding vowel takes an accent if necessary

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *ôlsь.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lôs/

Noun

lȍs m (Cyrillic spelling ло̏с)

  1. moose
  2. elk

Declension


Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *olsь.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lóːs/

Noun

lọ̑s m anim

  1. elk, moose

Inflection

Further reading

  • los”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /los/

Etymology 1

From Latin illōs accusative plural masculine of ille.

Article

los m pl

  1. the
Related terms

Etymology 2

Pronoun

los

  1. accusative of ellos and ustedes (when referring to more than one man); them, you all (formal)
  2. plural masculine or neuter pronoun

See also


Swedish

Noun

los

  1. indefinite genitive singular of lo

Anagrams

  • sol

Westrobothnian

Etymology

Borrowing from Low German lots (short form of lotsman); compare with German Lotse.

Noun

los m (definite singular losn, dative singular losåm, indefinite plural losa, definite plural losan)

  1. (nautical) a pilot (person who guides ships in and out of a harbour)

Derived terms

  • losser

White Hmong

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /lɒ˩/

Verb

los

  1. come, return (to one's home / to a place where one resides)
    Antonym: tuaj

Derived terms

  • los nag

References

  • Ernest E. Heimbach, White Hmong - English Dictionary (1979, SEAP Publications)

Zazaki

Etymology

Compare Armenian լոշ (loš).

Noun

los (genitive singular losi)

  1. lavash

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