See also: Oste, osté, ôte, öste, and ôté

BasqueEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /os̺te/, [o̞s̺.t̪e̞]

Etymology 1Edit

Ultimately from Latin hostem, accusative singular of hostis (enemy, stranger), from Proto-Italic *hostis, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (guest, stranger).

NounEdit

oste inan

  1. horde (a large number of people or things)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of oste (inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive oste ostea osteak
ergative ostek osteak osteek
dative osteri osteari osteei
genitive osteren ostearen osteen
comitative osterekin ostearekin osteekin
causative osterengatik ostearengatik osteengatik
benefactive osterentzat ostearentzat osteentzat
instrumental ostez osteaz osteez
inessive ostetan ostean osteetan
locative ostetako osteko osteetako
allative ostetara ostera osteetara
terminative ostetaraino osteraino osteetaraino
directive ostetarantz osterantz osteetarantz
destinative ostetarako osterako osteetarako
ablative ostetatik ostetik osteetatik
partitive osterik
prolative ostetzat

Derived termsEdit

  • osteka (in great numbers)

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Basque *bost-, itself a borrowing from Latin post (behind, after). The final vowel was back-formed from the derived postposition ostean (after).[1]

NounEdit

oste inan

  1. back (the side of any object which is opposite the front)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of oste (inanimate, ending in vowel)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive oste ostea osteak
ergative ostek osteak osteek
dative osteri osteari osteei
genitive osteren ostearen osteen
comitative osterekin ostearekin osteekin
causative osterengatik ostearengatik osteengatik
benefactive osterentzat ostearentzat osteentzat
instrumental ostez osteaz osteez
inessive ostetan ostean osteetan
locative ostetako osteko osteetako
allative ostetara ostera osteetara
terminative ostetaraino osteraino osteetaraino
directive ostetarantz osterantz osteetarantz
destinative ostetarako osterako osteetarako
ablative ostetatik ostetik osteetatik
partitive osterik
prolative ostetzat

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ oste” in Etymological Dictionary of Basque by R. L. Trask, sussex.ac.uk

Further readingEdit

  • oste” in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • oste” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus

DanishEdit

NounEdit

oste c

  1. indefinite plural of ost

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Old French oste (innkeeper, landlord), which is from Latin hospitem, the accusative singular of hospes. From the same Latin source: Italian ospite (a doublet).

NounEdit

oste m (plural osti, feminine ostessa)

  1. innkeeper, landlord (proprietor of an osteria)
Derived termsEdit
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Etymology 2Edit

From Latin hostem, accusative singular of hostis (enemy, stranger), from Proto-Italic *hostis, from Proto-Indo-European *gʰóstis (guest, stranger).

NounEdit

oste m (plural osti)

  1. army or host, especially that of the enemy
    Synonym: esercito
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AnagramsEdit


Northern SamiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (Kautokeino) IPA(key): /ˈoːsːte/

VerbEdit

ōste

  1. inflection of oastit:
    1. first-person dual present indicative
    2. third-person plural past indicative

Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin hospitem, the accusative singular of hospes.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

oste m (oblique plural ostes, nominative singular ostes, nominative plural oste)

  1. innkeeper, landlord
  2. (by extension) host

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle English: hoste
  • Middle French: hoste
  • Italian: oste