See also: öst

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French ouest, from Old English west, attested from 1803.[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oest m (uncountable)

  1. west
    Synonyms: occident, ponent
    Antonyms: est, orient, llevant

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

(compass points) punt cardinal;

nord-oest
(n-occ)
nord
(sept)
nord-est
(n-or)
oest
(occ)
  est
(or)
sud-oest
(s-occ)
sud
(mer)
sud-est
(s-or)

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ “oest” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.

Further readingEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch *oest (attested only with proclitic n as noest), from Old Dutch *uost, *ōst, from Proto-West Germanic *ōst, from Proto-Germanic *ōstaz.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

oest m (plural oesten)

  1. A knot or knurl in a tree or wood; gnarl.
    Synonym: knoest

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch oest, from Old French aoust, from Latin Augustus.

NounEdit

oest m (plural oesten)

  1. (Southern, dialectal) Alternative form of oogst.
DescendantsEdit
  • Afrikaans: oes