fost

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Romanian

Etymology

Past participle of fi. Probably formed from fuse, the simple perfect tense, as with *post (pus) from puse for the verb pune.

Pronunciation

Participle

fost (past participle of fi)

  1. been
    Am fost la București
    I have been to Bucharest
  2. (as an adjective, of someone who had a feature, degree, function, name, etc. which they no longer possess) former

Declension

Noun

fost m (plural foștifeminine equivalent fostă)

  1. ex-boyfriend

Declension

Usage notes

When used as a noun, fost is generally used in the definite form fostul.


Vilamovian

Proper noun

fost f

  1. Lent