See also: Auster

EnglishEdit

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for auster in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɔːstə(ɹ)/, /ˈɒstə(ɹ)/

NounEdit

auster

  1. The south wind.

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin austērus.

AdjectiveEdit

auster (feminine austera, masculine plural austers, feminine plural austeres)

  1. austere

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LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂ews- (dawn). Cognate with Latin aurōra, English east.

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NounEdit

auster m (genitive austrī); second declension

  1. The south wind
  2. south (compass direction)

DeclensionEdit

Second-declension noun (nominative singular in -er).

Case Singular Plural
Nominative auster austrī
Genitive austrī austrōrum
Dative austrō austrīs
Accusative austrum austrōs
Ablative austrō austrīs
Vocative auster austrī

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  • Aromanian: austru
  • Italian: ostro
  • Old French: ostre
  • Romanian: austru
  • Spanish: austro

ReferencesEdit

  • auster in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short, A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1879
  • auster in Charlton T. Lewis, An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1891
  • auster in Harry Thurston Peck, editor, Harper's Dictionary of Classical Antiquities, New York: Harper & Brothers, 1898

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse austr.

Noun 1Edit

auster m (definite singular austeren, indefinite plural austrar, definite plural austrane)

  1. an act of scooping up something
  2. (amount of) water which should be drained from a boat

Noun 2Edit

auster f (definite singular austra, indefinite plural austrer, definite plural austrene)

  1. a big ladle

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RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French austère, from Latin austerus.

AdjectiveEdit

auster m or n (feminine singular austeră, masculine plural austeri, feminine and neuter plural austere)

  1. austere

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