ast

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See also: Ast, AST, ást, ăst, as't, -ast, aṣṭ, and åst

English[edit]

Verb[edit]

ast

  1. Pronunciation spelling of asked, simple past tense and past participle of ask

Anagrams[edit]


Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin hasta (spear, lance).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ast m (plural asts or astos)

  1. spit, skewer
    pollastre a l'ast
    (please add an English translation of this usage example)

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • “ast” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German ast, from Old High German ast.

Noun[edit]

ast m (plural éste)

  1. (Sette Comuni) conifer branch
    Dar ast ist guuts holtz so prönnan.
    Conifer branches make excellent firewood.

References[edit]

  • “ast” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably a univerbation of at +‎ est with subsequent contraction.

Pronunciation[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

ast

  1. (law, protasis) but if, and if (in double stipulations)
    Synonyms: sīn autem, porrō
  2. (literary, commonly, followed by a vowel) but, however, whereas
    1. while, and
    Synonyms: at, sed
  3. (literary) and then, forthwith, whereupon (followed immediately by a subject switch, normally a personal pronoun)

References[edit]

  • ast” on page 209 of the Oxford Latin Dictionary (2nd ed., 2012)
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) , “ast”, in Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 59

Further reading[edit]

  • ast in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • ast in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Livonian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finnic *astudak.

Verb[edit]

ast

  1. step

Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *ast

Noun[edit]

ast m

  1. branch

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle High German: ast

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *ast

Noun[edit]

ast m

  1. branch

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Low German: ast