Ost

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See also: ost, øst, öst, OST, and -ost

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From Middle High German ōst, from Old High German *ost, from Proto-Germanic *austrą. Compare Dutch oost, English and West Frisian east, Norwegian aust.

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Ost m (genitive Osts or Ost, no plural)

  1. the east (usage without article; a short form of Osten)
    • der Wind kommt aus Ost
      the wind is coming from the east
  2. a wind coming from the east (usage with article)

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