See also: laster and läster

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From laster.

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Laster (plural Lasters)

  1. A surname originating as an occupation.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Laster is the 3847th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 9202 individuals. Laster is most common among White (49.49%) and Black/African American (44.62%) individuals.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlastɐ/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German lastar, from Proto-Germanic *lahstrą (with regular loss of h before st), a variant form of *lahtrą (whence Old English leahtor and Dutch lachter), from the root of *lahaną (to blame, fault, reproach) (whence also Old Norse lǫstr and its descendant Icelandic löstur), from Proto-Indo-European *lok-, whence also Old Irish locht.

NounEdit

Laster n (strong, genitive Lasters, plural Laster)

  1. vice (bad habit)
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Etymology 2Edit

 
Laster

lasten (to load) +‎ -er

NounEdit

Laster m (strong, genitive Lasters, plural Laster)

  1. (colloquial) agent noun of lasten; truck, lorry (motor vehicle for transporting goods)
    Synonyms: LKW, Lastwagen, Lastkraftwagen
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Related termsEdit
  • Last f (load)

ReferencesEdit

  • Friedrich Kluge (1975), Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache, 21st impression, Berlin: Walter de Gruyter, p. 425.

Further readingEdit

  • Laster” in Duden online
  • Laster” in Duden online
  • Laster” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Laster” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon