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EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English gost, see below.

NounEdit

gost (plural gosts)

  1. Obsolete form of ghost.
    • 1600, Richard Hakluyt, Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation[1], reprint edition, Kessinger Publishing, published 2004, →ISBN, page 68:
      ... may non evylle gost entre ne come unto the place that it is inne.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • gost in The Century Dictionary, The Century Co., New York, 1911

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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English gāst, from Proto-Germanic *gaistaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gost (plural gostes)

  1. a spiritual being; angel, devil, spirit; soul of a dead person
    • 1386, Chaucer, Legend of Good Women:
      This nyght my faderes gost Hath in my slep so sore me tormented.
    • 1500, The Towneley Plays:
      The gost went to hell a pase whils the cors lay slayn, And broght the sawles from sathanas.
    • 1525, English Conquest of Ireland:
      The dede to areren, yuel gostes to quethen.
  2. the Holy Ghost
    • Goddes gost is þe geven. — Cleanness, c1400
  3. A villain, scoundrel; a devil incarnate; a wicked-looking creature
    • In þat doynge Paternus the monk semeþ a lewed goost. — Polychronicon Ranulphi Higden, 1387
  4. The soul of man, spiritual nature
    • ᵹe cursed gostes, goþ in-to þe pyne of helle! — Seint Ieremie telleþ, c1400
    • Lyfe is none quen gost is lede. — A Stanzaic Life of Christ, 1500
  5. A spiritual force or insight, a gift of prophecy
    • A haþel in þy holde..hatz þe gostes of God þat gyes alle soþes. — Cleanness, c1400
  6. A breath, blowing, wind; God's breath, a spiritual wind; the blowing of storm
    • Gost-wynd nedefull is to recouer monnes gost þat greued is. — A Stanzaic Life of Christ, 1500
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Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Middle English Dictionary, "gost"

OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin gustus, from Proto-Italic *gustus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵéwstus. Numerous cognates include Catalan gust, Italian gusto and French goût.

NounEdit

gost m (plural gosts)

  1. taste (of food, drink, etc.)

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Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *gostь, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɡôːst/, /ɡôst/

NounEdit

gȏst m (Cyrillic spelling го̑ст)

  1. guest
    Svakog gosta tri dana dosta. - [For] every guest three days is enough. (proverb)

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • gost”, in Речник српскохрватскога књижевног језика (in Serbo-Croatian), volume 1, Друго фототипско издање edition, Нови Сад, Загреб: Матица српска, Матица хрватска, 1967–1976, published 1990, page 542
  • gost” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SloveneEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Slavic *gostь, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

gȍst m anim

  1. guest
InflectionEdit
Masculine anim., hard o-stem
nom. sing. gòst
gen. sing. gôsta
singular dual plural
nominative gòst gôsta gôstje
gôsti
accusative gôsta gôsta gôste
genitive gôsta gôstov gôstov
dative gôstu gôstoma gôstom
locative gôstu gôstih gôstih
instrumental gôstom gôstoma gôsti

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Slavic *gǫstъ.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

gọ̑st (comparative gostȇjši, superlative nȁjgostȇjši)

  1. dense
InflectionEdit
Hard
masculine feminine neuter
nom. sing. góst gósta gósto
singular
masculine feminine neuter
nominative góst ind
gósti def
gósta gósto
accusative nominativeinan or
genitive
anim
gósto gósto
genitive góstega góste góstega
dative góstemu gósti góstemu
locative góstem gósti góstem
instrumental góstim gósto góstim
dual
masculine feminine neuter
nominative gósta gósti gósti
accusative gósta gósti gósti
genitive góstih góstih góstih
dative góstima góstima góstima
locative góstih góstih góstih
instrumental góstima góstima góstima
plural
masculine feminine neuter
nominative gósti góste gósta
accusative góste góste gósta
genitive góstih góstih góstih
dative góstim góstim góstim
locative góstih góstih góstih
instrumental góstimi góstimi góstimi

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.


VilamovianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

gost m (plural gest)

  1. guest

ZazakiEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Persian گوشت(gušt).

NounEdit

gost ?

  1. meat