jäst

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish iæster, from Old Norse jǫstr, from Proto-Germanic *jestuz, from Proto-Indo-European *yes- (to boil, to foam).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jäst c

  1. yeast

Declension[edit]

Verb[edit]

jäst

  1. past participle of jäsa.
  2. supine of jäsa.

References[edit]

  1. ^ jäst in Elof Hellquist, Svensk etymologisk ordbok (1st ed., 1922)