blæst

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse blástr (blast).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blɛst/, [b̥lɛsd̥]

Noun[edit]

blæst c (singular definite blæsten, not used in plural form)

  1. wind
  2. windy weather

Etymology 2[edit]

Past participle of blæse (to blow).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /blɛːst/, [b̥lɛːˀsd̥]

Adjective[edit]

blæst (neuter blæst, definite and plural blæste)

  1. barmy

Verb[edit]

blæst

  1. past participle of blæse
  2. blown

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blæst

  1. feminine singular nominative of blæstur
  2. neuter plural nominative or accusative of blæstur

Verb[edit]

blæst

  1. second-person singular present indicative of blása

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *blēstaz (blowing, burst of wind), from Proto-Germanic *blēsaną, *blēaną (to blow), from Proto-Indo-European *bhel- (to swell, blow up). Cognate with Old High German blāst, Old Norse blāstr, Old High German blāsan "to blow" (German blasen "to blow"), Old English blāwan "to blow". More at blow.

Noun[edit]

blǣst m

  1. blowing, blast, burst of wind, breeze
  2. flame

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