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See also: Ester, éster, and Estèr

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EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Contraction or abstraction of German Essigäther (ethyl acetate), from Essig (vinegar) (from Latin acetum) and Äther (ether). See ether for more.

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NounEdit

ester (plural esters)

  1. (organic chemistry) A compound most often formed by the condensation of an alcohol and an acid, with elimination of water, which contains the functional group carbon-oxygen double bond joined via carbon to another oxygen atom.

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CornishEdit

NounEdit

ester f (singulative estren)

  1. oysters

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

ester c (singular definite esteren, plural indefinite estere)

  1. Estonian
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German Ester

NounEdit

ester c (singular definite esteren, plural indefinite estere)

  1. ester
DeclensionEdit
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DutchEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Ester.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ester m (plural esters, diminutive estertje n)

  1. (organic chemistry) ester

EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

ester (genitive estri, partitive estrit)

  1. (organic chemistry) ester

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FrenchEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old French ester, from Vulgar Latin *estō, from Classical Latin stō (cf. also the juridical Medieval Latin senses), from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

ester

  1. (law, rare) to appear
  2. (archaic) to be
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Etymology 2Edit

From German Essig-Äther (acetic acid ethyl ester).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

ester m (plural esters)

  1. (organic chemistry) ester

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LadinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin exterus, from exter.

AdjectiveEdit

ester m (feminine singular estera, masculine plural esters, feminine plural esteres)

  1. foreign, overseas

Etymology 2Edit

From Vulgar Latin *essere, from Latin esse, present active infinitive of sum.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

ester

  1. to be
ConjugationEdit
  • Ladin conjugation varies from one region to another. Hence, the following conjugation should be considered as typical, not as exhaustive.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

ester m (definite singular esteren, indefinite plural estere, definite plural esterne)

  1. Estonian

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Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Late Latin or Vulgar Latin estō, from Latin stō. Compare with estre.

VerbEdit

ester

  1. to be
  2. to stay; to remain

Usage notesEdit

According to the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub, "[i]t is not always possible to make a valid distinction between and ester and estre"[1].

ConjugationEdit

This verb conjugates as a first-group verb ending in -er. This verb is highly irregular. Old French conjugation varies significantly by date and by region. The following conjugation should be treated as a guide.

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ ester on the Anglo-Norman On-Line Hub. Retrieved August 29 2016

PolishEdit

 
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NounEdit

ester m inan

  1. ester (organic compound)

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SwedishEdit

NounEdit

ester c

  1. an ester
  2. indefinite plural of est

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