-ast

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See also: ast, Ast, AST, ást, ăst, as't, and aṣṭ

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Suffix[edit]

-ast

  1. someone associated with something

Derived terms[edit]



Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse -astr, from Proto-Germanic *-ōstaz.

Suffix[edit]

-ast

  1. creates superlative of an adjective, if the noun comes before the adjective, and the noun is in indefinite singular form.

Usage notes[edit]

  • In other cases, the adjective ends in -asta or (more commonly) -aste.
  • For long adjectives (more than 2-3 syllables) superlative is constructed by the word mest (Similar to the English use of most).