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-ast

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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SuffixEdit

-ast

  1. someone associated with something

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse -astr, from Proto-Germanic *-ōstaz.

SuffixEdit

-ast

  1. creates superlative of an adjective, if the noun comes before the adjective, and the noun is in indefinite singular form.

Usage notesEdit

  • In other cases, the adjective ends in -asta or (more commonly) -aste.
  • For long adjectives (more than 2-3 syllables) superlative is constructed by the word mest (Similar to the English use of most).