astare

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See also: āstäre

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ stare

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

astare (not comparable)

  1. Staring; amazed.
    • 1855, Robert Browning, “Childe Roland to the Dark Tower Came” in Men and Women, London: Chapman and Hall, Volume 1, p. 140,[1]
      One stiff blind horse, his every bone a-stare, / Stood stupefied,
    • 1902, Mary Johnston, Audrey, Boston: Houghton Mifflin, Chapter 9, p. 125,[2]
      passing the long college all astare with windows
    • 1929, Thomas Wolfe, Look Homeward, Angel, London: Heinemann, Part 2, Chapter 27,[3]
      A flashlight: Hugh Barton and his bride limply astare—frightened;
    • 1968, Austin Clarke, A Penny in the Clouds, Dublin: Moytura Press, 1990, Chapter 19, p. 151,[4]
      [] the Man of the House and his wife greeted us, their children astare with wondering eyes.

Anagrams[edit]


Latin[edit]

Verb[edit]

astāre

  1. present active infinitive of astō

Tocharian B[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Tocharian *āstäre, of uncertain origin. Possibly from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eHs- (to burn). Compare Tocharian A āştär.

Adjective[edit]

astare

  1. pure

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Adams, Douglas Q. (2013) A Dictionary of Tocharian B: Revised and Greatly Enlarged (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 10), Amsterdam, New York: Rodopi, →ISBN, page 36-37

Zazaki[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

astare m

  1. star