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EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From foresti +‎ -o.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /forˈesto/
  • Hyphenation: for‧es‧to
  • Rhymes: -esto
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NounEdit

foresto (uncountable, accusative foreston)

  1. absence
    • 1902, Lingvo Internacia, page 19:
      Por gardi la familion, dum la foresto de la edzo, estas nur maljuna servistino kaj dudekjara servisto.
      To look after the family during the husband's absence, there are only an old maid and a 20-year-old servant.
    • 1915, L. L. Zamenhof (translator), Malnova Testamento, Jesaja 34:16.
      Eĉ unu el ili ne mankos, unu ne sentos foreston de alia.
      Not even one of them will be missing, one will not feel the absence of another.

SynonymsEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin forestaEnglish forestFrench forêtItalian forestaSpanish foresta.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

foresto (plural foresti)

  1. forest
    • Ido – Societo Hispana, "La vundita volfo e la mutono.", rakonteti e fabli: kompilita da la forumani di idoespanyol, volume 1.
      Olim vundita e durstoza volfo jacis sur la sulo tre proxim al laguno di foresto, ma desfortunoze, la vundi impedis al volfo staceskar e proximigar su a la laguno.
      Once upon a time a wounded and thirsty wolf lay on the ground very close to a forest fen (actually "lagoon"), but unfortunately, the wounds hindered the wolf from standing up and approaching the fen.

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

foresto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of forestare

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

foresto

  1. simple past of forestå

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

foresto

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of forestar.

VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian forestiero

AdjectiveEdit

foresto m (feminine singular foresta, masculine plural foresti, feminine plural foreste)

  1. foreign
  2. strange
  3. external

NounEdit

foresto m (plural foresti)

  1. foreigner
  2. stranger