Ost

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See also: ost, OST, ôt, öst, øst, osť, -ost, and -osť

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ōst, from Old High German *ost, from Proto-Germanic *austrą. Compare Dutch oost, English east, West Frisian east, Norwegian Bokmål øst, Norwegian Nynorsk aust.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ɔst/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔst

Noun[edit]

Ost m (genitive Osts or Ost, no plural)

  1. the east (used without article; a short form of Osten)
    • der Wind kommt aus Ost
      the wind is coming from the east
  2. a wind coming from the east (used with article)

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Related terms[edit]

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (compass points)
Nordwesten Norden Nordosten
Westen Compass rose simple plain.svg Osten
Südwesten Süden Südosten

Occitan[edit]

Occitan Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia oc

Proper noun[edit]

Ost ?

  1. Oust (a village in Ariège department, France)

Descendants[edit]

  • French: Oust


References[edit]

  • Jòrdi Deledar and Patrici Poujade, "L'Occitan parlé en Ariège", 2001, Pamiers, Cercle Occitan Prospèr Estieu, →ISBN, Page 68.