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EstonianEdit

VerbEdit

astus

  1. Third-person singular past form of astuma.

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

May be from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱst-, Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp). Or from Ancient Greek ἄστυ (ástu), with the common belief that more sophisticated and intelligent people lived in cities.

NounEdit

astus m (genitive astūs); fourth declension

  1. craft, cunning, guile
  2. adroitness, dexterity
  3. trick, stratagem

DeclensionEdit

Fourth-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative astus astūs
Genitive astūs astuum
Dative astuī astibus
Accusative astum astūs
Ablative astū astibus
Vocative astus astūs

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