Obst

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Obst.

Proper noun[edit]

Obst (plural Obsts)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Obst is the 36099th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 621 individuals. Obst is most common among White (93.56%) individuals.

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German[edit]

1. Obst

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German obez, from Old High German obaz, from Proto-West Germanic *obaet.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /oːpst/
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Noun[edit]

Obst n (strong, genitive Obstes or Obsts, no plural)

  1. fruit (food)
    Heute esse ich nur Obst.Today I only eat fruit.
  2. (slang) cocaine
    • 2018 July 12, Maxwell (lyrics), “Wake Up”, performed by Moe Phoenix, Gringo, Maxwell 187 & Laruzo:
      150 Gramm Obst in 'ner Woche einfach weggekifft –
      Nenn es Hochleistungssport!
      Leg paar Lines auf’n Tisch, knall das Koks durch das Rohr!
      150 grams of fruits just toked away in a week –
      Call it high-performance sport!
      Lay some lines on the table, blow the coke through the pipe!
    • 2019 January 30, Biermann, Til, “Dreister Kokain-Verkauf per „Obst Lieferservice“-Visitenkarte”, in B.Z.[1]:
      Ein Mann kommt auf den B.Z.-Reporter zu. „Kokain?“, fragt er, drückt Visitenkarten in die Hand und geht. „Alex Obst – Obst & Gemüse Lieferservice“, steht da. „Obst“, das steht für „Koks“. […] Wir sagen, dass wir gerne Obst kaufen würden, das wird ja auf der Visitenkarte angeboten. […] Wir: „Was sind denn so die Preise, oder besprechen wir das dann?“ Der Mann: „0,5 – 50 Euro.“ Also 100 Euro pro Gramm, 100.000 Euro pro Kilo.
      A man appoaches the B.Z. reporter. „Cocaine?“, he asks, puts business cards in my hand and leaves. „Alex Obst – Fruits & Vegetables Delivery“, it says. „Fruits“, that means „cocaine“. […] We say that we would like to buy fruits, as offered on the business card. […] We: „So what are the prices? Or will we talk about that later?“ The man: „0,5 – 50 Euro.“ That means, 100 Euro a gram, 100,000 Euro a kilogram.

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Further reading[edit]

  • Obst” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Obst” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Obst” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo-v2.svg Obst on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de