See also: pesté, pește, and péste

Cimbrian edit

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Etymology edit

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

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peste

  1. superlative degree of guat

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peste

  1. (dated or formal) singular present subjunctive of pesten

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Etymology edit

Learned borrowing from Latin pestis (plague; pest).

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peste f (plural pestes)

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

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Verb edit

peste

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

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Etymology 1 edit

Borrowed from Latin pestis (plague; pest).

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Noun edit

peste f (plural pesti)

  1. (pathology) plague
    Guerra, peste e carestia, vanno sempre in compagnia.
    War, plague and famine always accompany each other.
  2. (figurative) pest, nuisance (person)
  3. (figurative) urchin (mischievous child)
  4. (figurative) stench, unbearable smell

Etymology 2 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpe.ste/
  • Rhymes: -este
  • Hyphenation: pé‧ste

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peste

  1. feminine plural of pesto

Etymology 3 edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpe.ste/
  • Rhymes: -este
  • Hyphenation: pé‧ste

Noun edit

peste

  1. plural of pesta (footprint)

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peste

  1. ablative singular of pestis

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From Latin pestis (plague; pest).

Pronunciation edit

 

  • Hyphenation: pes‧te

Noun edit

peste f (plural pestes)

  1. plague
  2. contagious disease
  3. annoying person

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Alternative forms edit

Etymology edit

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.

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peste (+accusative)

  1. over

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Spanish edit

Etymology edit

From Latin pestis (plague; pest).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeste/ [ˈpes.t̪e]
  • Audio (Venezuela):(file)
  • Rhymes: -este
  • Syllabification: pes‧te

Noun edit

peste f (plural pestes)

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

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Descendants edit

  • Cebuano: pisti
  • Tagalog: peste

Further reading edit

Tagalog edit

Etymology edit

Borrower from Spanish peste, from Latin pestis.

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Adjective edit

peste (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜒᜐ᜔ᜆᜒ)

  1. (vulgar, of a person) annoying

Noun edit

peste (Baybayin spelling ᜉᜒᜐ᜔ᜆᜒ)

  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

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