auster

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See also: Auster

English[edit]

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for auster in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔːstə(ɹ)/, /ˈɒstə(ɹ)/

Noun[edit]

auster

  1. The south wind.

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin austērus.

Adjective[edit]

auster (feminine austera, masculine plural austers, feminine plural austeres)

  1. austere

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews- (dawn). Cognate with Latin aurōra, English east.

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Noun[edit]

auster m (genitive austrī); second declension

  1. The south wind
  2. south (compass direction)

Declension[edit]

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative auster austrī
Genitive austrī austrōrum
Dative austrō austrīs
Accusative austrum austrōs
Ablative austrō austrīs
Vocative auster austrī

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Descendants[edit]

  • Aromanian: austru
  • Italian: ostro
  • Old French: ostre
  • Romanian: austru
  • Spanish: austro

References[edit]

  • auster in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • auster in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • auster in Harry Thurston Peck, editor (1898) Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse austr.

Noun 1[edit]

auster m (definite singular austeren, indefinite plural austrar, definite plural austrane)

  1. an act of scooping up something
  2. (amount of) water which should be drained from a boat

Noun 2[edit]

auster f (definite singular austra, indefinite plural austrer, definite plural austrene)

  1. a big ladle

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French austère, from Latin austerus.

Adjective[edit]

auster m or n (feminine singular austeră, masculine plural austeri, feminine and neuter plural austere)

  1. austere

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