Lust

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German lust, from Old High German lust, from Proto-Germanic *lustuz. Cognate with English lust, West Frisian lust, Dutch lust.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /lʊst/
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Noun[edit]

Lust f (genitive Lust, plural Lüste)

  1. desire; the wish to do or have something
  2. satisfaction of desire; pleasure; fun

Usage notes[edit]

  • In both senses, the word may also refer to sexuality, but this association is much less pronounced than in English lust.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Lust in Duden online