See also: pesté, pește, and péste

CimbrianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German bezzist, from Old High German bezzisto, from Proto-Germanic *batistaz (best). Cognate with German beste, English best.

AdjectiveEdit

peste

  1. superlative degree of guat

ReferencesEdit

  • “peste” in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle isole linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

VerbEdit

peste

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of pesten

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin pestis (plague; pest).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peste f (plural pestes)

  1. plague (disease)
  2. (informal) brat
    Synonym: chipie
  3. (informal, of a girl) pest

Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

peste

  1. inflection of pester:
    1. first-person and third-person singular present indicative
    2. first-person and third-person singular present subjunctive
    3. second-person singular imperative

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


ItalianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pestis (plague; pest).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛs.te/
  • Hyphenation: pè‧ste

NounEdit

peste f (plural pesti)

  1. (medicine) plague
    Guerra, peste e carestia, vanno sempre in compagnia.
    War, plague and famine always accompany each other.
  2. (figuratively) pest, nuisance (person)
  3. (figuratively) urchin (mischievous child)

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpes.te/
  • Hyphenation: pé‧ste

AdjectiveEdit

peste

  1. feminine plural of pesto

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peste

  1. plural of pesta (footprint)

LatinEdit

NounEdit

peste

  1. ablative singular of pestis

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pestis (plague; pest).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

peste f (plural pestes)

  1. plague
  2. contagious disease
  3. annoying person

Related termsEdit


RomanianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compound of pre +‎ spre, possibly directly from Latin per (through, along) super (above). Was probably influenced or confused with per extra. Compare Aromanian pisti, pristi.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

peste (+accusative)

  1. over

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pestis (plague; pest).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeste/, [ˈpes.t̪e]
  • Hyphenation: pes‧te

NounEdit

peste f (plural pestes)

  1. plague
  2. contagious disease
  3. reek, unpleasant or repulsive smell

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Cebuano: pisti
  • Tagalog: peste

Further readingEdit


TagalogEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrower from Spanish peste, from Latin pestis.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: pes‧te
  • IPA(key): /ˈpɛstɛ/

AdjectiveEdit

peste

  1. (vulgar, of a person) annoying

NounEdit

peste

  1. pest; plague; pestilence
    Synonyms: salot, epidemya
  2. pest; vermin (destructive insect or small animal)
    Synonym: salot
  3. (vulgar) pest; vermin (obnoxious person)
    Synonyms: asungot, buwisit, sakit sa ulo, salot

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit