EnglishEdit

AbbreviationEdit

hosp

  1. hospital

AnagramsEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English hosp (reproach, insult, contumely, blasphemy]).

NounEdit

hosp (plural hosps)

  1. detraction, blasphemy, to hold in derision, vilify

Old EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *huspaz (derision, mockery), from Proto-Germanic *hut-, *hūt- (to be naughty, be impudent), from Proto-Indo-European *kūd- (to mock). Related to Old English hyspan (to mock, scorn, deride), Old English hūsc (mockery, derision, scorn, insult), Old High German hosc (vilification, ridicule, scorn).

NounEdit

hosp m (nominative plural hospas)

  1. reproach, contempt, contumely, insult, blasphemy

DeclensionEdit

Related termsEdit

  • hospcwide m. insulting speech
  • hospettan to ridicule
  • hospsprǣċ f. jeer, taunt
  • hospul contemptible
  • hospword n. abusive language, contemptuous expression

ReferencesEdit

  • 1916, John R. Clark, "A Concise Anglo-Saxon Dictionary for the Use of Students", hosp.
  • Bosworth, J. (2010, March 21). An Anglo-Saxon Dictionary Online (T. N. Toller & Others, Eds.). Hosp. Retrieved October 16, 2011, from http://bosworth.ff.cuni.cz/019576.

RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin hospes.

NounEdit

hosp m (plural hosps)

  1. (Sursilvan) guest

SynonymsEdit

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sutsilvan, Surmiran, Puter, Vallader) giast

VilamovianEdit

NounEdit

hosp f (plural hospa)

  1. hasp
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