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nos

nos

See also: Appendix:Variations of "nos"

English

Alternative forms

Noun

nos

  1. plural of no

Anagrams


Asturian

Alternative forms

Etymology 1

From Latin nōs (we; us).

Pronoun

nos

  1. us (dative and accusative of nosotros/nós)

Etymology 2

From a contraction of the preposition en (in) + masculine plural article los (the).

Contraction

nos m pl (masculine sg nel, feminine sg na, neuter sg no, feminine plural nes)

  1. in the

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin nōs (we; us), from Proto-Italic *nōs.

Pronoun

nos (enclitic, contracted 'ns, proclitic ens)

  1. us (direct or indirect object)

Declension

Related terms


Cornish

Noun

nos f (plural nosow)

  1. night

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɔs/
  • Rhymes: -os

Etymology 1

From Proto-Slavic *nosъ, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Noun

nos m

  1. (anatomy) nose
Declension
Synonyms
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Verb

nos

  1. imperative singular of nosit

Fala

Etymology

From Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs (we; us).

Pronoun

nos

  1. we (first person plural nominative personal pronoun; the speakers/writers)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme IX, Chapter 4: ¿Fala transerrana?:
      I nos, inda hoxii, con autonomía i tó siguimus idendu: “Vo pa Castilla”, []
      And to this day we, with autonomy and everything, keep on saying: “I’ll go to Castille”, []
  2. us (first person plural objective personal pronoun)
    • 2000, Domingo Frades Gaspar, Vamus a falal: Notas pâ coñocel y platical en nosa fala, Editora regional da Extremadura, Theme II, Chapter 2: Recunquista:
      Non poemos analizar con pormenoris estis siglos, pero tampoco se debi toleral que, sin fundamentus, se poña en duda algo que a Historia documentá nos lega sobre nossa terra.
      We can’t thoroughly analyse these centuries, but one mustn’t tolerate that, unfoundedly, something documented history tells us about our land be questioned.

French

Etymology

From Old French noz, probably from Latin nostros.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /no/

Determiner

nos pl

  1. plural of notre

Related terms

Possessee
Singular Plural
Masculine Feminine
Possessor Singular First person mon ma mes
Second person ton ta tes
Third person son sa ses
Plural First person notre nos
Second person votre vos
Third person leur leurs

Anagrams


Galician

Etymology 1

From contraction of preposition en (in) + masculine plural article os (the)

Contraction

nos m pl (masculine sg no, feminine sg na, feminine plural nas)

  1. in the

Etymology 2

From Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs (we; us).

Pronoun

nos accusative and dative (nominative nós, oblique nós)

  1. (to) us (dative plural first-person personal pronoun)
  2. us (accusative plural first-person personal pronoun)
  3. ourselves (reflexive plural first-person personal pronoun)
Usage notes

The n- forms of accusative third-person pronouns are used when the preceding word ends in -u or a diphthong, and is suffixed to the preceding word

See also

Etymology 3

From a mutation of os.

Pronoun

nos m (accusative)

  1. Mutated form of os. (their)
Usage notes

The n- forms of accusative third-person pronouns are used when the preceding word ends in -u or a diphthong, and is suffixed to the preceding word

See also

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈnoʃ]
  • Hyphenation: nos

Interjection

nos

  1. well

Interlingua

Pronoun

nos

  1. we
  2. us

Kashubian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *nosъ, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Noun

nos m

  1. (anatomy) nose

Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Italic *nōs.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /noːs/

Pronoun

nōs

  1. we; first person nominative plural of ego
  2. us; first person accusative plural of ego

Usage notes

When used in the plural genitive, nostrī is used when it is the object of an action, especially when used with a gerund or gerundive. When used in such a construction, the gerund or gerundive takes on the masculine genitive singular. Nostrum is used as a partitive genitive, used in constructions such as (one of us).

Derived terms

See also

Personal pronoun declension.

Singular First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative egō
genitive meī tuī suī
dative mihi tibi sibi
accusative , sēsē
ablative , sēsē
vocative egō
possessive meus tuus suus
Plural First-person Second-person Reflexive
nominative nōs vōs
genitive nostrī, nostrum vestrī, vestrum suī
dative nōbīs vōbīs sibi
accusative nōs vōs , sēsē
ablative nōbīs vōbīs , sēsē
vocative nōs vōs
possessive noster vester, voster suus

Descendants

References

  • nos in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • nos in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • Meissner, Carl; Auden, Henry William (1894) Latin Phrase-Book, London: Macmillan and Co.
    • old age creeps on us insensibly: senectus nobis obrēpit
    • vague rumours reach us: dubii rumores afferuntur ad nos
    • we start by presupposing that..: positum est a nobis primum (c. Acc. c. Inf.)
    • we have agreed on this point: hoc convēnit inter nos
    • tradition, history tells us: memoriae traditum est, memoriae (memoria) proditum est (without nobis)
    • history has handed down to us: historiae prodiderunt (without nobis)
    • we have no expression for that: huic rei deest apud nos vocabulum
    • we are united by many mutual obligations: multa et magna inter nos officia intercedunt (Fam. 13. 65)
    • we have known each other well for several years: vetus usus inter nos intercedit
    • to send out colonists: colōnos mittere (Div. 1. 1. 3)

Lower Sorbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *nosъ, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɔs/

Noun

nos m (diminutive nosk)

  1. nose

Declension


Norwegian

Etymology

From Old Norse nǫs, from Proto-Germanic *nasō, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Noun

nos

  1. nose
  2. steep protruding point on a mountain

Inflection

Synonyms

  • (nose): nese (Bokmål), nase (Nynorsk)

References

  • “nos” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Occitan

Etymology

From Latin nōs.

Pronoun

nos

  1. we (first-person plural subject pronoun)

Synonyms


Old French

Alternative forms

  • nous (first-person plural subject pronoun)
  • nus (first-person plural subject pronoun)

Etymology

From Latin nōs.

Pronoun

nos

  1. we (first-person plural subject pronoun)
  2. our (masculine and feminine plural possessive pronoun)
  3. to us (first-person plural indirect object pronoun)
  4. ourselves (first-person plural reflexive pronoun)

Descendants


Polish

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *nosъ, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nɔs/

Noun

nos m inan

  1. nose

Declension

Derived terms


Portuguese

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈnuʃ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /nus/, /nos/
  • Hyphenation: nos

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese nos, from Latin nōs (we; us), from Proto-Italic *nōs.

Pronoun

nos

  1. us; objective case of nós
    Ele dir-nos-ia o nome do indivíduo; Ele nos diria o nome do indivíduo.
    He would have told us the name of the individual.
  2. Obsolete spelling of nós
Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:no.

See also
Portuguese personal pronouns (edit)
Number Person Nominative
(subject)
Accusative
(direct object)
Dative
(indirect object)
Oblique Oblique
with com
Non-declining
m f m f m and f m f m f m f
Singular First eu me mim comigo
Second tu te ti contigo você
o senhor a senhora
Third ele ela o
(lo, no)
a
(la, na)
lhe ele ela com ele com ela o mesmo a mesma
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Plural First nós nos nós connosco (Portugal)
conosco (Brazil)
a gente
Second vós vos vós convosco vocês
os senhores as senhoras
Third eles elas os
(los, nos)
as
(las, nas)
lhes eles elas com eles com elas os mesmos as mesmas
se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)
Indefinite se (reflexive) si (reflexive) consigo (reflexive)

Etymology 2

From Old Portuguese nos, clipping of enos, from en (in) + os (the).

Contraction

nos

  1. Contraction of em os (in the).
    • 2000, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e o Prisioneiro de Azkaban, Rocco, page 55:
      [...] o gato ronronava feliz nos braços de Hermione.
      [...] the cat was purring happily on Hermione's arms.
Quotations

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:no.

Etymology 3

Pronoun

nos

  1. Alternative form of os (third-person masculine plural objective pronoun) used as an enclitic following a verb form ending in a nasal vowel or diphthong

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *nosъ, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /nôːs/

Noun

nȏs m (Cyrillic spelling но̑с)

  1. (anatomy) nose

Declension

Derived terms


Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *nosъ, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈnóːs/
  • Tonal orthography: nọ̑s

Noun

nós m inan (genitive nosú or nósa, nominative plural nosôvi or nósi)

  1. (anatomy) nose

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

From Latin nōs, from Proto-Italic *nōs.

Pronoun

nos

  1. us (dative and accusative form of nosotros and nosotras)

See also


Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse nǫs, from Proto-Germanic *nasō, from Proto-Indo-European *néh₂s-.

Noun

nos c

  1. a nose of an animal

Declension

Inflection of nos 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative nos nosen nosar nosarna
Genitive nos nosens nosars nosarnas

Related terms


Walloon

Etymology

From Old French nos, from Latin nos.

Pronoun

nos

  1. we

Related terms

  • nozôtes

Welsh

Etymology

From Middle Welsh nos, probably a borrowing from Latin nox, from Proto-Indo-European *nókʷts.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /noːs/

Noun

nos f (plural nosweithiau, or rarely nosau)

  1. night

Derived terms

Mutation

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
nos unchanged unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Western Apache

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [nòs]

Noun

nos

  1. manzanita plant

Usage notes

  • occurs only in Dilzhe’eh (Tonto) dialect

See also