cuz
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Usage note
This word may also be spelled "coz" or "cos."
cuz(
kuhz
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(relative)
a. el primo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
, la prima
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
It was good to see you, cuz. Until next summer!Me he alegrado de verte, primo. ¡Hasta el verano que viene!
2.
A very informal word or phrase used by a particular group or community as a substitute for standard language (e.g. joint, john).
(slang)
(form of address)
a. el amigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Hey cuz, what's good?Oye, amigo, ¿qué hubo?
A conjunction is a word that connects words, phrases, clauses, or sentences (e.g. The cat and the dog slept.).
3.
A word or phrase that is commonly used in conversational speech (e.g. skinny, grandma).
(colloquial)
(because)
a. porque
I'm tired cuz I stayed up late.Estoy cansada porque me desvelé.
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cuz
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Usage note
When used to call a dog, the word "cuz" is often repeated.
cuz(
koos
)
An interjection is a short utterance that expresses emotion, hesitation, or protest (e.g. Wow!).
1. (used to call a dog)
a. come on
¡Cuz cuz! ¡Qué buen perro eres!Come on! What a good dog you are!
b. here, boy (masculine)
¡Cuz! Ven a darme la pata y te daré un hueso.Here, boy! Come shake a paw and I'll give you a bone.
c. here, girl (feminine)
¿Dónde estás, Fifi? ¡Cuz cuz!Where are you, Fifi? Here, girl!
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cuz
interjection
¡cuz cuz! (dicho a un perro) here boy!
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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