Ost

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See also: ost, OST, ôt, öst, øst, -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 and West Frisian east, Norwegian 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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Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (compass points)
Nordwest Nord Nordost
West Compass rose simple plain.svg Ost
Südwest Süd Südost
Nordwesten Norden Nordosten
Westen Compass rose simple plain.svg Osten
Südwesten Süden Südosten