- someone associated with something
From Old Norse -astr, from Proto-Germanic *-ōstaz.
- creates superlative of an adjective, if the noun comes before the adjective, and the noun is in indefinite singular form.
- 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).
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