prost

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Contraction of prosit, from Latin prōsit (may it be beneficial), originally used as a response to sneezing.

Interjection[edit]

prost!

  1. cheers (the usual toast when drinking alcohol)
  2. (now very informal, possibly offensive) bless you (response to someone’s sneezing)

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *prostъ.

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prost m, n (feminine singular proastă, masculine plural proști, feminine and neuter plural proaste)

  1. simple, simple-minded
  2. stupid
  3. poor (of low quality)

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prost

  1. poorly, badly

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Noun[edit]

prost m (plural proști, feminine equivalent proastă)

  1. fool, idiot

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *prostъ.

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prȍst (definite prȍstī, comparative prostiji, Cyrillic spelling про̏ст)

  1. common, plain, vulgar, ignoble
  2. simple, easy, uncomplicated
  3. crude, uncivil, impolite, vulgar
  4. (mathematics) prime

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Slovene[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *prostъ.

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pròst (not comparable)

  1. free (without restrain, bounds)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Via German Propst and/or Middle Low German prōvest from Latin prōpositus.

Noun[edit]

prost c

  1. provost: a honorific title for a priest, awarded by the bishop

Declension[edit]

Inflection of prost 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative prost prosten prostar prostarna
Genitive prosts prostens prostars prostarnas

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