See also: Aster, áster, -aster, and åster

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Latin aster, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr). Doublet of star.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈæstə(ɹ)/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -æstə(ɹ)

NounEdit

aster (plural asters)

  1. Any of several plants of the genus Aster; one of its flowers.
  2. (biology) A star-shaped structure formed during the mitosis of a cell.
  3. (obsolete) A star.

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CebuanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From English aster, from Latin aster, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: as‧ter

NounEdit

aster

  1. an aster; any of several plants of the genus Aster
  2. the flower of these plants

DutchEdit

 
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Twee asters bezocht door bijen. — Two asters tended by bees.

EtymologyEdit

From Latin astēr, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr). Named after the flower's semblance to a star.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aster f (plural asters, diminutive astertje n)

  1. aster, flowering plant of the genus Aster.
  2. A flower from this plant.

FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

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aster m (plural asters)

  1. aster (flowering plant)

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LatinEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr). See also Latin astrum and the inherited stēlla.

NounEdit

astēr m (genitive asteris); third declension

  1. A star
    Synonyms: astrum, stēlla, sīdus
  2. Aster amellus (Italian starwort)
DeclensionEdit

Third-declension noun (Greek-type, variant with nominative singular in -ēr).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative astēr asterēs
Genitive asteris asterum
Dative asterī asteribus
Accusative astera
asterem
asterēs
Ablative astere asteribus
Vocative astēr asterēs
DescendantsEdit
  • English: aster
  • Translingual: Aster, Cometaster, Thalassianthus aster

ReferencesEdit

  • aster”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • aster in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette
  • aster”, in The Perseus Project (1999) Perseus Encyclopedia[1]

Mauritian CreoleEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French à cette heure (at this hour).

AdverbEdit

aster

  1. now
  2. at this moment

Etymology 2Edit

From French acheteur.

NounEdit

aster

  1. buyer

PolishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin aster.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

aster m inan (or m anim)

  1. aster (plant of the genus Aster)

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • aster in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • aster in Polish dictionaries at PWN