bastun

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Anglo-Norman bastun.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

bastun m (plural bsaten)

  1. cane, stick, staff
    • (Zechariah 11:10, King James Version)
      U ħadt il-bastun li kont semmejt Ħlewwa, u qsamtu, biex nikser il-patt li kont għamilt mal-ġnus kollha.
      And I took my staff, even Beauty, and cut it asunder, that I might break my covenant which I had made with all the people.

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

bastun m (oblique plural bastuns, nominative singular bastuns, nominative plural bastun)

  1. Alternative form of baston.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

bastun

  1. definite singular of bastu