Gast

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See also: gast and gäst

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Gast (plural Gasts)

  1. A surname​.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German gast, from Old High German gast. From Proto-Germanic *gastiz, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (stranger, guest, host, someone with whom one has reciprocal duties of hospitality). Cognate with English guest.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ɡast]
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Noun[edit]

Gast m (genitive Gastes or Gasts, plural Gäste, female Gast or Gästin)

  1. guest

Usage notes[edit]

Gast is one of the few German masculine nouns referring to human beings that has no feminine equivalent. Gast is used for both male and female guests.

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