See also: Gusto, gustó, and gustò

English edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Italian gusto, from Latin gustus (taste). Doublet of cost (see Etymology 3 there).

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /ˈɡʌstəʊ/
  • (US) IPA(key): /ˈɡʌstoʊ/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ʌstəʊ

Noun edit

gusto (uncountable)

  1. Enthusiasm; enjoyment, vigor.
    He sang with more gusto than talent.
    • 1937, Rodgers and Hart (lyrics and music), “Johnny One Note”:
      Sing, Johnny One-Note / Sing out with gusto / And just overwhelm all the crowd
    • 1993, Paul Chadwick, The Dictator’s Dream, Dark Horse Books:
      And the sound increases … the power grows … gusto becomes something else: rage.
    • 2018 June 17, Barney Ronay, “Mexico’s Hirving Lozano stuns world champions Germany for brilliant win”, in Katharine Viner, editor, The Guardian[1], London: Guardian News & Media, →ISSN, →OCLC, archived from the original on 5 August 2019:
      Germany regeared for the second half: same shape, more control. Mexico had lost some of their vim. And before long the game had turned on its head, with Germany able to keep the ball now, Kroos hitting his range, and Mexico less adept at seizing possession, unable to spring forward with such gusto.
  2. (rare) An individual's fondness or liking of a particular flavour
    • 1672, William Wycherley, Love in Wood:
      Why should you force wine upon us? We are not all of your gusto.
  3. (Of art) The style in which a work is done, artistic style. (occasionally) the prevailing style in matters of taste.
  4. (obsolete) Aesthetic appreciation.
  5. (obsolete, rare) (Of food) Flavour or savour

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Bikol Central edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish gusto.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: gus‧to
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡusto/, [ˈɡus.to]

Verb edit

gústo (Basahan spelling ᜄᜓᜐ᜔ᜆᜓ) (Naga)

  1. to like
    Gusto ko siya.
    I like him/her.
  2. to want; to desire
    Gusto ko nin sorbetes.
    I want ice cream.
    Gusto mo bayang mahiling sinda?
    Do you want to see them?
  3. to mean something
    Ano an gusto mong sabihon?
    What do you mean? / What do you want to say?

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Catalan edit

Verb edit

gusto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gustar

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

From Latin gustus.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

gusto (accusative singular guston, plural gustoj, accusative plural gustojn)

  1. taste
  2. flavor

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Galician edit

Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Latin gustus.

Pronunciation edit

  • (standard) IPA(key): [ˈɡus̺.t̪ʊ]
  • (dialectal) IPA(key): [ˈħus̺.t̪ʊ]

Noun edit

gusto m (plural gustos)

  1. taste (sense)
  2. taste (flavour)
  3. liking, preference, aesthetic preference
  4. pleasure, enthusiasm
  5. fancy, whim

Verb edit

gusto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gustar

Italian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡu.sto/
  • Rhymes: -usto
  • Hyphenation: gù‧sto

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin gustus (taste), from Proto-Italic *gustus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵéwstus. It was possibly a semi-learned borrowing.

Noun edit

gusto m (plural gusti)

  1. taste (the sense)
  2. taste, flavour/flavor
    Synonym: sapore
  3. gusto, enjoyment, relish
  4. fancy, whim
  5. (in the plural) preferences
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Descendants edit
  • Alemannic German: Gust
  • English: gusto
  • Serbo-Croatian: gušt

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

gusto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gustare

Latin edit

Etymology edit

From unattested *gustus (tasted), from Proto-Indo-European *ǵustós, from *ǵews- (to taste). Cognate with gustus (a taste).

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Verb edit

gustō (present infinitive gustāre, perfect active gustāvī, supine gustātum); first conjugation

  1. to taste, sample
  2. to snack; to whet one's appetite

Conjugation edit

   Conjugation of gustō (first conjugation)
indicative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present gustō gustās gustat gustāmus gustātis gustant
imperfect gustābam gustābās gustābat gustābāmus gustābātis gustābant
future gustābō gustābis gustābit gustābimus gustābitis gustābunt
perfect gustāvī gustāvistī,
gustāstī1
gustāvit,
gustāt1
gustāvimus,
gustāmus1
gustāvistis,
gustāstis1
gustāvērunt,
gustāvēre,
gustārunt1
pluperfect gustāveram,
gustāram1
gustāverās,
gustārās1
gustāverat,
gustārat1
gustāverāmus,
gustārāmus1
gustāverātis,
gustārātis1
gustāverant,
gustārant1
future perfect gustāverō,
gustārō1
gustāveris,
gustāris1
gustāverit,
gustārit1
gustāverimus,
gustārimus1
gustāveritis,
gustāritis1
gustāverint,
gustārint1
passive present gustor gustāris,
gustāre
gustātur gustāmur gustāminī gustantur
imperfect gustābar gustābāris,
gustābāre
gustābātur gustābāmur gustābāminī gustābantur
future gustābor gustāberis,
gustābere
gustābitur gustābimur gustābiminī gustābuntur
perfect gustātus + present active indicative of sum
pluperfect gustātus + imperfect active indicative of sum
future perfect gustātus + future active indicative of sum
subjunctive singular plural
first second third first second third
active present gustem gustēs gustet gustēmus gustētis gustent
imperfect gustārem gustārēs gustāret gustārēmus gustārētis gustārent
perfect gustāverim,
gustārim1
gustāverīs,
gustārīs1
gustāverit,
gustārit1
gustāverīmus,
gustārīmus1
gustāverītis,
gustārītis1
gustāverint,
gustārint1
pluperfect gustāvissem,
gustāssem1
gustāvissēs,
gustāssēs1
gustāvisset,
gustāsset1
gustāvissēmus,
gustāssēmus1
gustāvissētis,
gustāssētis1
gustāvissent,
gustāssent1
passive present guster gustēris,
gustēre
gustētur gustēmur gustēminī gustentur
imperfect gustārer gustārēris,
gustārēre
gustārētur gustārēmur gustārēminī gustārentur
perfect gustātus + present active subjunctive of sum
pluperfect gustātus + imperfect active subjunctive of sum
imperative singular plural
first second third first second third
active present gustā gustāte
future gustātō gustātō gustātōte gustantō
passive present gustāre gustāminī
future gustātor gustātor gustantor
non-finite forms active passive
present perfect future present perfect future
infinitives gustāre gustāvisse,
gustāsse1
gustātūrum esse gustārī gustātum esse gustātum īrī
participles gustāns gustātūrus gustātus gustandus
verbal nouns gerund supine
genitive dative accusative ablative accusative ablative
gustandī gustandō gustandum gustandō gustātum gustātū

1At least one rare poetic syncopated perfect form is attested.

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References edit

  • gusto”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • gusto”, in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • gusto in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • Carl Meißner, Henry William Auden (1894) Latin Phrase-Book[2], London: Macmillan and Co.
    • to have a superficial knowledge, a smattering of literature, of the sciences: primis (ut dicitur) or primoribus labris gustare or attingere litteras
  • Sihler, Andrew L. (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, Oxford, New York: Oxford University Press, →ISBN
  • Pokorny, Julius (1959) Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch [Indo-European Etymological Dictionary] (in German), volume 2, Bern, München: Francke Verlag, page 399

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gusto (comparative gusćej, superlative nejgusćej)

  1. thickly, densely

Serbo-Croatian edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ɡûːsto/
  • Hyphenation: gu‧sto

Adverb edit

gȗsto (Cyrillic spelling гу̑сто)

  1. densely

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈɡusto/ [ˈɡus.t̪o]
  • Audio (Venezuela):(file)
  • Rhymes: -usto
  • Syllabification: gus‧to

Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Latin gustus (taste), from Proto-Italic *gustus, from Proto-Indo-European *ǵéwstus. Replaced the inherited Old Spanish form gosto. The learned word has a more abstract meaning overall.[1]

Noun edit

gusto m (plural gustos)

  1. taste (sense)
    El gusto es uno de los cinco sentidos.
    Taste is one of the five senses.
  2. taste (flavour)
  3. liking, preference, aesthetic preference
  4. pleasure, enthusiasm
    Es un gusto que nos visites.
    It’s a pleasure to see you.
    Lo haré con gusto.
    I will do it gladly.
  5. fancy, whim
    Me di el gusto de bailar.
    I enjoyed dancing.
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Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit

gusto

  1. first-person singular present indicative of gustar

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Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from Spanish gusto, from Latin gustus.

Pronunciation edit

  • Hyphenation: gus‧to
  • IPA(key): /ɡusˈto/, [ɡʊsˈto]
  • IPA(key): /ˈɡusto/, [ˈɡus.to]

Noun edit

gustó (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜓᜐ᜔ᜆᜓ)

  1. want; like; desire
    Synonyms: kagustuhan, kursunada, nais, ibig
    Ang gusto ko ay sorbetes.
    What I want is ice cream.

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Verb edit

gustó or gusto (Baybayin spelling ᜄᜓᜐ᜔ᜆᜓ)

  1. (pseudoverb) to want; to like
    Synonyms: ibig, nais
    Gusto ko ng sorbetes.
    I want ice cream.

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