oost

See also: Oost

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DutchEdit

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EtymologyEdit

PIE root
*h₂ews-

From Middle Dutch oost, from Old Dutch ōst, from Proto-Germanic *austrą. Compare German Ost, English and West Frisian east, Norwegian aust.

AdverbEdit

oost

  1. (only in compounds) east
    Oost-Berlijn — East Berlin
  2. eastwards

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noordwest noord noordoost
west Compass rose simple plain.svg oost
zuidwest zuid zuidoost

Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old French oste

NounEdit

oost

  1. host, army (clarification of this Middle English definition is being sought)

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