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See also: vesta, vésta, and vēsta

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Vesta astronomical symbol
 
Vesta astronomical symbol (alternate)
 
Vesta astronomical symbol (2nd alternate)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English Vesta, from Latin Vesta, related to Ancient Greek ἑστία (hestía, to dwell) and Ἑστία (Hestía, Hestia), all from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes-; see also Old High German and Old English wesan (to be), Gothic wisan (wisan), Sanskrit वसति (vasati, abide dwell).

Vesta itself came to mean chaste, pure, or virgin, based from this goddess.

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Vesta

  1. (Roman mythology) The virgin goddess of the hearth, fire, and the household, and therefore a deity of domestic life. The Roman counterpart of Hestia.
  2. A female given name in occasional use.
  3. (astronomy) 4 Vesta, the fourth asteroid discovered.

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Vesta

  1. (Roman mythology) Vesta
  2. (astronomy) Vesta

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂wes-; see also Ancient Greek Ἑστία (Hestía), Old High German wesan (to be) and Old High German wesan (to be), Gothic wisan (wisan), Sanskrit वसति (vasati, to abide, to dwell).

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Vesta f (genitive Vestae); first declension

  1. (Roman mythology) The goddess of the hearth and the household.

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First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative Vesta Vestae
Genitive Vestae Vestārum
Dative Vestae Vestīs
Accusative Vestam Vestās
Ablative Vestā Vestīs
Vocative Vesta Vestae

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin Vesta.

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Vesta

  1. (mythology) The Roman goddess of the hearth and home; Vesta.

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Vesta f

  1. (Roman mythology) Vesta (goddess of domestic life)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋêsta/
  • Homophones: vȅsta
  • Hyphenation: Ves‧ta

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Vȅsta f (Cyrillic spelling Ве̏ста)

  1. (Roman mythology) Vesta (Roman goddess)

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