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-ost

-ost

See also: ost, Ost, OST, ôt, öst, and øst

Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *-ostь; compare Old Church Slavonic -ость (-ostĭ).

Suffix

-ost f

  1. A suffix, akin to -ness.

Derived terms

<a class='CategoryTreeLabel CategoryTreeLabelNs14 CategoryTreeLabelCategory' href='/wiki/Category:Czech_words_suffixed_with_-ost'>Czech words suffixed with -ost</a>

Old English

Suffix

-ost f

  1. Alternative form of -est

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *-ostь; compare Old Church Slavonic -ость (-ostĭ).

Suffix

-ost (Cyrillic spelling -ост)

  1. Appended to adjectives and verbs to create a feminine noun, usually denoting a feature or quality. Similar to -oća.

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *-ostь; compare Old Church Slavonic -ость (-ostĭ).

Suffix

-ost

  1. Suffix appended to words to create a feminine noun, usually an abstract noun denoting a quality.