-ost

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See also: ost, Ost, øst, öst, and OST

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ostь; compare Old Church Slavonic -ость (-ostĭ).

Suffix[edit]

-ost f

  1. A suffix, akin to -ness.

Derived terms[edit]


Old English[edit]

Suffix[edit]

-ost f

  1. Alternative form of -est.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ostь; compare Old Church Slavonic -ость (-ostĭ).

Suffix[edit]

-ost (Cyrillic spelling -ост)

  1. Appended to adjectives and verbs to create a feminine noun, usually denoting a feature or quality. Similar to -oća.

Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *-ostь; compare Old Church Slavonic -ость (-ostĭ).

Suffix[edit]

-ost

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually an abstract noun denoting a quality.