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Pus
See also: puss, PUS, pu?, -pus, and Pu?

English

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A swollen, pus-filled eye resulting from infection by conjunctivitis

Etymology

From Latin p?s, meaning the same.

Pronunciation

Noun

pus (uncountable)

  1. A whitish-yellow or yellow substance composed primarily of dead white blood cells and dead pyogenic bacteria; normally found in regions of bacterial infection.

Derived terms

Translations

Verb

pus (third-person singular simple present pusses, present participle pussing, simple past and past participle pussed)

  1. (rare) To emit pus.

Anagrams


Albanian

Etymology

Probably borrowed from Latin puteum. Compare Romanian pu?, Italian pozzo.

Noun

pus m

  1. well

Synonyms


Catalan

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin p?s (early 19th century), meaning the same[1].

Noun

pus m (uncountable)

  1. pus

Etymology 2

From Old Occitan plus, from Latin pl?s, from Old Latin *plous, from Proto-Indo-European *pleh?-, *pelh?u- ("many"). Compare Occitan pus, French plus, Italian più.

Adverb

pus

  1. (archaic) more
  2. (Mallorca) more (in negative sentences)
    no en vull pus
    I don't want more of it

Etymology 3

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin post.

Conjunction

pus

  1. after

References


Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

pus

  1. genitive plural of pusa

Anagrams


French

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin pus, meaning the same.

Noun

pus m (plural pus)

  1. pus

Etymology 2

See pouvoir

Verb

pus

  1. first-person singular past historic of pouvoir
  2. second-person singular past historic of pouvoir

Etymology 3

See paître

Verb

pus

  1. (extremely rare) masculine plural past participle of paître

Further reading


Irish

Etymology

From Middle Irish bus ("lip").

Pronunciation

Noun

pus m (genitive singular puis, nominative plural pusa or pusanna)

  1. (protruding) mouth; sulky expression, pout
  2. (anatomy) snout

Declension

Alternative declension

Synonyms

Derived terms

Mutation

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
pus phus bpus
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

References

Further reading


Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin p?s.

Noun

pus m (invariable)

  1. pus, matter

Related terms


Latin

Etymology

From Proto-Italic *p?s, from Proto-Indo-European *púH-os ~ *púH-es-os, from *puH-.

Cognate with Sanskrit (pyati, "stinks, rots"), Ancient Greek ? (pûon, "discharge from a sore"), ? (púth?, "to rot"), Gothic ? (fuls, "foul"), Old English f?l ("foul"), English foul.

Pronunciation

Noun

p?s n (genitive p?ris); third declension

  1. pus
  2. foul, corrupt matter

Declension

Third-declension noun (neuter, imparisyllabic non-i-stem).

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Aromanian: pronjiu, proanji
  • Catalan: pus
  • English: pus
  • French: pus
  • Italian: pus, purino
  • Portuguese: pus
  • Romanian: puroi
  • Spanish: pus

References

  • pus in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • pus in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • pus in Charles du Fresne du Cange's Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition, 1883-1887)
  • Carl Meissner; Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[1], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • (ambiguous) logic, dialectic: dialectica (-ae or -orum) (pure Latin disserendi ratio et scientia)
    • (ambiguous) astronomy: astrologia (pure Latin sidera, caelestia)

Miskito

Noun

pus

  1. cat

Norman

Etymology 1

From Old French plus, from Latin.

Adverb

pus

  1. (Jersey) more, -er (used to form comparatives of adjectives)

Noun

pus m (plural pus)

  1. (Jersey, mathematics) plus sign

Etymology 2

Verb

pus

  1. first-person singular preterite of pouver

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Onomatopoeic.

Pronunciation

Noun

pus m (definite singular pusen, indefinite plural pusar, definite plural pusane)

  1. (informal) cat

Synonyms

References

  • "pus" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Occitan

Alternative forms

  • pu (Mistralian)

Etymology

From Old Occitan plus, from Latin plus.

Adverb

pus

  1. more

Portuguese

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Etymology 1

Borrowed from Latin p?s, from Proto-Indo-European *puH- ("to rot, stink").

Pronunciation

Noun

pus m (uncountable)

  1. pus

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

Verb

pus

  1. First-person singular (eu) preterite indicative of pôr

Romanian

Etymology

Past participle of pune. Probably formed on the basis of the simple perfect, puse, or from a hypothetical earlier form *post, from Latin postus, syncopated form of positus (compare also ad?post, where this was preserved).

Pronunciation

Participle

pus

  1. past participle of pune

Declension


Spanish

Etymology

Borrowed from Latin p?s.

Noun

pus m (plural puses)

  1. pus

Turkish

Etymology

From Old Turkic bus (bus), from Proto-Turkic [Term?].

Pronunciation

Noun

pus (definite accusative pusu, plural puslar)

  1. haze

Declension

Inflection
Nominative pus
Definite accusative pusu
Singular Plural
Nominative pus puslar
Definite accusative pusu puslar?
Dative pusa puslara
Locative pusta puslarda
Ablative pustan puslardan
Genitive pusun puslar?n
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular pusum puslar?m
2nd singular pusun puslar?n
3rd singular pusu puslar?
1st plural pusumuz puslar?m?z
2nd plural pusunuz puslar?n?z
3rd plural puslar? puslar?

Tzotzil

Pronunciation

  • (Zinacantán) IPA(key): /p?us/

Noun

pus

  1. steam bath

References


Walloon

Etymology

From Latin pl?s, from Proto-Indo-European *pl?-, *pelu- ("many").

Adverb

pus

  1. more

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