Vesta

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Vesta astronomical symbol
Vesta astronomical symbol (alternate)
Vesta astronomical symbol (2nd alternate)

Etymology[edit]

From Latin Vesta, related to Ancient Greek ἑστία(hestía, to dwell) and Ἑστία(Hestía, Hestia), all from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes-; see also Old High German and Old English wesan(to be), Gothic wisan(wisan), Sanskrit वसति(vasati, abide dwell).

Vesta itself came to mean chaste, pure, or virgin, based from this goddess.

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Vesta

  1. (Roman mythology) The virgin goddess of the hearth, fire, and the household, and therefore a deity of domestic life. The Roman counterpart of Hestia.
  2. A female given name in occasional use.
  3. (astronomy) Short for 4 Vesta, the fourth asteroid discovered.

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Vesta

  1. (Roman mythology) Vesta
  2. (astronomy) Vesta

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes-; see also Ancient Greek Ἑστία(Hestía), Old High German and Old English wesan(to be), Gothic wisan(wisan), Sanskrit वसति(vasati, abide dwell).

Proper noun[edit]

Vesta f ‎(genitive Vestae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The goddess of the hearth and the household.

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative Vesta Vestae
genitive Vestae Vestārum
dative Vestae Vestīs
accusative Vestam Vestās
ablative Vestā Vestīs
vocative Vesta Vestae

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Vesta f

  1. (Roman mythology) Vesta (goddess of domestic life)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʋêsta/
  • Homophones: vȅsta
  • Hyphenation: Ves‧ta

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Vȅsta f ‎(Cyrillic spelling Ве̏ста)

  1. (Roman mythology) Vesta (Roman goddess)

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