oost

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch oost, from Old Dutch ōst, from Proto-Germanic *austrą. Compare German Ost, English and West Frisian east, Norwegian aust. Doublet of Dutch oosten.

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Adverb[edit]

oost

  1. (only in compounds) east
    Oost-Berlijn — East Berlin
  2. eastwards

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Descendants[edit]

  • Papiamentu: ost

Coordinate terms[edit]

  • (compass points)
noordwesten noorden noordoosten
westen Compass rose simple plain.svg oosten
zuidwesten zuiden zuidoosten

Middle English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French ost, oste, from Latin hostis.

Noun[edit]

oost

  1. host, army (clarification of this definition is needed)

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