гость

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See also: гӧсть

Old Church Slavonic[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gostь.

Noun[edit]

гость (gostĭm

  1. guest

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Old East Slavic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *gostь.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Early East Slavic) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔstʲɪ/
    • Hyphenation: гос‧ть
  • (Late East Slavic) IPA(key): /ˈɡɔstʲ/
    • Hyphenation: гость

Noun[edit]

гость (gostĭm

  1. guest
  2. stranger, foreigner
  3. (foreign) merchant

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Descendants[edit]

  • Belarusian: госць (hoscʹ)
  • Russian: гость (gostʹ)
  • Rusyn: гость (hostʹ)
  • Ukrainian: гість (histʹ)

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Russian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old East Slavic гость (gostĭ), from Proto-Slavic *gostь. Cognate with English host.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡosʲtʲ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

гость (gostʹm anim (genitive го́стя, nominative plural го́сти, genitive plural госте́й, feminine го́стья, related adjective гостево́й or гости́ный)

  1. guest, visitor
    идти́ в го́стиidtí v góstito go visiting
    быть в гостя́х у кого́-либоbytʹ v gostjáx u kovó-liboto be a guest of someone
  2. (obsolete) merchant, especially one that trades overseas.

Usage notes[edit]

May refer to a guest of either gender, but is always a masculine noun; any adjectives modifying it must be masculine, as must any pronouns referring back to it.

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