buste

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See also: Büste

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French buste.

Buste Presumed portrait of Charles Le Brun.

Noun[edit]

buste c (singular definite busten, plural indefinite buster)

  1. a sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders, a bust

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbys.tə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: bus‧te

Etymology 1[edit]

Borrowed from Middle French buste, from Italian busto, from Latin bustum.

Noun[edit]

buste f (plural busten or bustes, diminutive bustetje n)

  1. bust (a sculptural portrayal of a person's head and shoulders)
  2. breast, of a woman
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

buste

  1. singular past indicative and subjunctive of bussen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Italian busto < Latin būstum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

buste m (plural bustes)

  1. (anatomy) bust, torso
    Une chaîne en or orne son buste.
  2. (statue) bust
    Il a décoré son salon avec un magnifique buste de femme en bronze.

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: buste
  • Polish: biust

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Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

buste f

  1. plural of busta

Somali[edit]

Noun[edit]

buste ?

  1. blanket