etymology 1 From Proto-West Semitic K-ʾ-S, "cup," by way of the . See also Arabic كأس.
- A cup, glass, tumbler.
- This noun is feminine in the Bible, but is masculine in the Mishnah and in later writings, even to modern times. When , though, the word reverted to feminine, as in the Bible.
- little owl species of owl
etymology 3 From Arabic كُسّ 〈kus̃〉, from Persian کس 〈ḵs〉.
- (vulgar, taboo slang) A pussy (vagina).