hostal

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hostal m (plural hostals)

  1. boarding house; cheap hotel

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish ostal, hostal, borrowed from Old Occitan ostal[1], from Late Latin hospitālis, hospitāle (shelter, hospice, guesthouse), from Latin hospitālis (of a host or guest; hospitable), from hospes (host, guest). Doublet of hospital and hotel.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /osˈtal/, [osˈt̪al]
  • Rhymes: -al

Noun[edit]

hostal m (plural hostales)

  1. hostel; cheap hotel

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