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See also: laster and läster

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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 Icelandic descendant löstur), from Proto-Indo-European root *lok-, whence also Old Irish locht.

NounEdit

Laster n (genitive Lasters, plural Laster)

  1. vice (bad habit)
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Etymology 2Edit

 
Laster

lasten (to load) +‎ -er

NounEdit

Laster m (genitive Lasters, plural Laster)

  1. (colloquial) agent noun of lasten; truck, lorry (motor vehicle for transporting goods)
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  • Last f (load)

ReferencesEdit

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