prosti

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See also: prostí and proști

Cebuano[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Final clipping of English prostitute, from Latin prōstitutus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: pros‧ti

Noun[edit]

prosti

  1. (derogatory, vulgar) prostitute

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Clipping of prostituált (prostitute).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈproʃti]
  • Hyphenation: pros‧ti
  • Rhymes: -ti

Noun[edit]

prosti (plural prostik)

  1. (slang) prostitute

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in long/high vowel, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative prosti prostik
accusative prostit prostikat
dative prostinak prostiknak
instrumental prostival prostikkal
causal-final prostiért prostikért
translative prostivá prostikká
terminative prostiig prostikig
essive-formal prostiként prostikként
essive-modal
inessive prostiban prostikban
superessive prostin prostikon
adessive prostinál prostiknál
illative prostiba prostikba
sublative prostira prostikra
allative prostihoz prostikhoz
elative prostiból prostikból
delative prostiról prostikról
ablative prostitól prostiktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
prostié prostiké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
prostiéi prostikéi
Possessive forms of prosti
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. prostim prostijaim
2nd person sing. prostid prostijaid
3rd person sing. prostija prostijai
1st person plural prostink prostijaink
2nd person plural prostitok prostijaitok
3rd person plural prostijuk prostijaik

Kashubian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *prostъ.

Adjective[edit]

prosti

  1. straight

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Eùgeniusz Gòłąbk (2011), “prosty”, in Słownik Polsko-Kaszubski / Słowôrz Pòlskò-Kaszëbsczi

Masurian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Inherited from Old Polish prosty.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈprɔsti]
  • Syllabification: pros‧ti

Adjective[edit]

prosti (derived adverb prosto)

  1. straight (not curved or bent)
  2. simple (non-distinct)
  3. simple (without decorations, etc.)
  4. simple (easy to do or understand)
  5. simple (uneducated and uncultured)

Further reading[edit]

  • Zofia Stamirowska (1987-2021), “prosty”, in Anna Basara, editor, Słownik gwar Ostródzkiego, Warmii i Mazur, volume 7, Zakład Narodowy im. Ossolińskich Wydawnictwo Polskiej Akademii Nauk, →ISBN, page 21-22

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Etymology[edit]

From Low German [Term?].

Noun[edit]

prosti n (definite singular prostiet, indefinite plural prosti or prostier, definite plural prostia or prostiene)

  1. a deanery

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References[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Etymology[edit]

From Low German [Term?].

Noun[edit]

prosti n (definite singular prostiet, indefinite plural prosti, definite plural prostia)

  1. a deanery

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References[edit]

Romanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /prosˈti/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From prost (stupid) +‎ -i.

Verb[edit]

a prosti (third-person singular present prostește, past participle prostit) 4th conj.

  1. (transitive) to fool, to trick
    Synonym: păcăli
    • 1896, Garabet Ibrăileanu, Bel-Ami, translation of original by Guy de Maupassant, part 2, chapter 8:
      Mă amețise ca pe un nătărău, mă prostise și mă fermecase.
      She had misled me like a tool, she had fooled me and enchanted me.
    • 2007 December 2, Groovy Swing, “parada”, in soc.culture.romania[1] (Usenet):
      Daca iei la purecat biografiile greilor ofiterimii superioare, ai sa vezi ca si vorba asta de prostit pro$tii e mai degraba ceea ce la voi in SUA se cheama "urban legend".
      If you comb over the biographies of the heavyweights of the upper ranks, you’ll see that this notion made to fool fools is also more like what you in the USA call “urban legend”.
  2. (reflexive) to act goofy, fool around
    • 2016 November 26, forum poster, “Anxietate [Anxiety]”, in ROmedic forums[2], archived from the original on 2017/1/1:
      Mereu mi-a fost frica de boli adica am avut momente in care daca ma prosteam putin sau imitam o persoana credeam ca am dubla personalitate []
      I've always been afraid of diseases, like, I've had moments where, if I was fooling around a bit or imitating a person, I'd think I had a split personality []
  3. (reflexive or transitive, often participle) to stupefy, make unable to think
    Synonym: tâmpi
    • (Can we date this quote?), Alexandru Macedonski, Cârjaliul, chapter 3:
      Smărăndița nu mai știa de bucurie, iar Dobre sta prostit în mijlocul casei neștiind cum să explice o asemenea întîmplare.
      Smărăndița was beside herself with joy, and Dobre was sitting stupefied in the middle of the house, not knowing how to explain such an event.
    • 1920, Liviu Rebreanu, Ion, volume 2, chapter 4:
      Se uita drept în ochii lui iscoditori, zăpăcindu‑l și prostindu‑l.
      She was looking right into his curious eyes, flustering him and stupefying him.
  4. (reflexive) to become stupid
    • 1872, Mihai Eminescu, Poor Dionis:
      — Maistre Ruben, te-ai prostit rău de când nu ne-am mai văzut, zise tânărul zâmbind, ori eu am devenit o ființă superioară magistrului meu… se poate și asta.
      “Master Ruben, you’ve become severely stupid since we last saw each other”, said the youth with a smile, “or perhaps I am become a being superior to my magister… that’s also possible.”
  5. (reflexive, rare, of things) to lose quality, deteriorate, no longer correspond
    • 1989, Grigore Moisil, Viorica Moisil, O familie ca oricare alta, →ISBN, page 141:
      Mangalia anul acesta nu se prezintă tocmai fermecătoare, pentru că s-au prostit restaurantele.
      This year, Mangalia isn't exactly charming, because the restaurants became worse in quality.
  6. (reflexive, rare) to become weak
  7. (rare, obsolete) to pretend to be something else
  8. (reflexive or transitive, vanishingly rare, obsolete) to make or become ugly
    • 1825, various authors, “Prostescu”, in Lesicon roma̓nescu-la̓tinescu-ungurescu-nemțescu [Lexicon of Buda]‎[3], Budapest, page 555:
      Prostescu, tire, titu. Просте́ск, ти́ре, ти́т, I. verb. act. pre quineva [] 2) i. e. facu uri̓tu: deturpo, deformem facio: rutítani: garſtig machenII. reciprocum: me̓ prostescu [] b) me̓ facu uri̓tu: turpis fio: rútúlni: garſtig werden.
      Prostesc. I. active verb: [somebody] [] 2) I make ugly; II. reciprocal: [] b) I become ugly
      Note: this sense is not attested in actual use.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Old Church Slavonic простити (prostiti, to forgive).

Verb[edit]

a prosti (third-person singular present prostește, past participle prostit) 4th conj.

  1. (intransitive, regional) Synonym of cerși (beg for alms)
  2. (transitive, obsolete) to allow for a dispensation
  3. (transitive, obsolete, rare) to spare someone of a punishment
  4. (reciprocal, obsolete, rare) to make up (make peace)
  5. (reflexive, obsolete, rare) to step down from office, or specifically abdicate [+ de (office)]
  6. (reflexive, obsolete, rare) to retreat to a place
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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

prosti

  1. inflection of prost:
    1. masculine nominative/vocative plural
    2. definite masculine nominative/vocative singular
    3. definite inanimate masculine accusative singular