roest

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch roest(rust), from Proto-Germanic *rusta-. The vowel oe is due to an irregular sound development.[1] See English rust.

Noun[edit]

roest m ‎(uncountable)

  1. rust (result of oxidation)

Verb[edit]

roest

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of roesten
  2. imperative of roesten

Etymology 2[edit]

Froom Middle Dutch roest. Cognate to English roost.

Noun[edit]

roest m ‎(plural roesten)

  1. roost (resting place of birds)
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Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

roest

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of roesten
  2. imperative of roesten

Anagrams[edit]

  • roste, stoer, store

References[edit]

  1. ^ roest; in: J. de Vries & F. de Tollenaere, "Etymologisch Woordenboek", Uitgeverij Het Spectrum, Utrecht, 1986 (14de druk)