gaster

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin gaster (the belly).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaster (plural gasters)

  1. (anatomy, rare) The stomach.
  2. (entomology) The enlarged part of the abdomen behind the petiole in hymenopterous insects (such as ants).

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • gaster”, in Merriam–Webster Online Dictionary, (Please provide a date or year).

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek γαστήρ (gastḗr, a paunch, belly).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

gaster f (variously declined, genitive gasteris or gastrī); third declension, second declension

  1. The belly.
    Synonym: venter
  2. A big bellied vessel.

Inflection[edit]

Third-declension noun or second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gaster gasterēs
gastrī
Genitive gasteris
gastrī
gasterum
gastrōrum
Dative gasterī
gastrō
gasteribus
gastrīs
Accusative gasterem
gastrum
gasterēs
gastrōs
Ablative gastere
gastrō
gasteribus
gastrīs
Vocative gaster gasterēs
gastrī

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

English: gaster

References[edit]

  • gaster in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gaster in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French, from Latin vastāre, present active infinitive of vastō. The initial g is under the influence of Frankish *wuostjan, *wuastjan, itself from Latin vastō or from the same pre-Latin source.

Verb[edit]

gaster

  1. to waste (not make good use of)
  2. to destroy

Conjugation[edit]

  • Middle French conjugation varies from one text to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

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Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin vastāre, present active infinitive of vastō. The initial g is under the influence of Frankish *wuostjan, *wuastjan, itself from Latin vastō or from the same pre-Latin source.

Verb[edit]

gaster

  1. to waste (not make good use of)
  2. to destroy

Conjugation[edit]

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. The forms that would normally end in *-sts, *-stt are modified to z, st. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

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