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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch gunst, gonst, prefixed from ge- + onst, onste, the latter from Old Dutch anst, from Proto-Germanic *unstiz. Equivalent to gunnen +‎ -st.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɣʏnst/
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  • Hyphenation: gunst
  • Rhymes: -ʏnst

NounEdit

gunst f (plural gunsten, diminutive gunstje n)

  1. favour

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

gunst

  1. (formal, somewhat dated) good grief, gosh