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3 letters words from 'est'

EST 3SET 3
TES 3 

2 letters words from 'est'

ES 2ET 2
ST 2TE 2

All 3 letters words made out of est

est set ets tes ste tse

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Definitions and meaning of est

est

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛst/
  • Rhymes: -ɛst

Etymology 1

From Middle English este, from Old English ēst (will, consent, favour, grace, liberality, munificence, bounty, kindness, love, good pleasure, harmony, liberal gifts, luxuries), from Proto-Germanic *anstiz (favour, affection), from Proto-Indo-European *ān- (to notice; face, mouth). Cognate with Icelandic ást (affection, love), Dutch gunst (favour, grace, courtesy, privilege), German Gunst (favour, goodwill, boon), Danish yndest (favour), Swedish ynnest (favour, indulgence, grace). More at own.

Alternative forms

  • este

Noun

est (usually uncountable, plural ests)

  1. (obsolete) Grace; favour.

Etymology 2

Alternative forms

  • est.

Adjective

est (not comparable)

  1. Abbreviation of established.
    • 2010, Julie Turjoman, Brave New Knits (page 49)
      Work sleeve, sl raglan marker, work in ribbing as est to cable marker

Derived terms

  • re-est

Etymology 3

Initialism.

Alternative forms

  • EST

Noun

est (uncountable)

  1. Erhard Seminars Training, a course intended to promote satisfaction with life in the present moment, as opposed to strivings to attain it.

Anagrams

  • ETS, ETs, STE, Set, StE, Ste, Ste., TEs, TSE, Tse, set, seṭ, tse

Catalan

Etymology

Borrowed from French est, from Old English ēast.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central, Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈest/

Noun

est m (uncountable)

  1. east

Synonyms

  • orient, llevant

See also

Cardinal directions (punt cardinal):

Further reading

  • “est” in Diccionari de la llengua catalana, segona edició, Institut d’Estudis Catalans.
  • “est” in Gran Diccionari de la Llengua Catalana, Grup Enciclopèdia Catalana.
  • “est” in Diccionari normatiu valencià, Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua.
  • “est” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Cornish

Etymology

From English est.

Noun

est m

  1. east

Synonyms

  • howldrehevel
  • howldrevel

Antonyms

  • gorlewin
  • howlsedhes
  • west

Derived terms

  • north-est (north-east)
  • soth-est (south-east)

Danish

Etymology

From Old Norse est, from Proto-Germanic *izi, with addition of -t from the preterite-present verbs. The Germanic form goes back to Proto-Indo-European *h₁ési, cognate with Latin es, Ancient Greek εἶ (), Sanskrit असि (ási).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈɛsd̥]

Verb

est

  1. (archaic-verb-form) present tense second-person singular of være ((thou) art)
    • 1812, Udvalgte danske Viser fra Middelalderen, page 19
      Om jeg end Engene hver Nat / I Sorgen maa betræde, / Din Magt den har mig altid fat, / Dog du est ej tilstede: ...
      Even if I, each night, the meadows / Must walk upon, mourningly, / Thy power always has its grip on me, / Though thou art not present: ...
    • 1863, Ludvig baron Holberg, Frederik Ludvig LIEBENBERG, Vilhelm MARSTRAND, Ludvig Holbergs Peder Paars, udgivet for det Holbergske Samfund af F. L. Liebenberg, page 152
      Jeg nesten gietter hvad til saadant dig har dreven: / Du est vist uden Tvivl for Døden bange bleven. / Rak, giør Dig reede strax, paa Rejsen dig begiv, / Kald Folket sammen; see, du redde kand dit Liv!
      I can sort of guess what has driven thee to such things: / Undoubtedly, thou art become frightened of death. / Rabble, prepare thyself straight away, commence the journey, / Call together the people; see, thou canst save thy life!

French

Etymology 1

From Old French, from Old English ēast.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛst/
  • Rhymes: -ɛst

Adjective

est (invariable)

  1. east

Noun

est m (plural est)

  1. east

Synonyms

  • orient, levant

Etymology 2

From Latin est, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛ/

Verb

est

  1. third-person singular present indicative of être
Derived terms
  • c'est

Anagrams

  • set, Ste., tes

Further reading

  • “est” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Hungarian

Etymology

From the es- stem of the verb esik (to fall) +‎ -t (noun-forming suffix).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ ˈɛʃt]
  • Rhymes: -ɛʃt

Noun

est (plural estek)

  1. (archaic) evening, eve
    Synonym: este
  2. (literary, by extension) recital, party (in the evening)

Declension

Derived terms

References

Further reading

  • est in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Italian

Etymology

Borrowed from French est, from Old English ēast.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛst/

Noun

est m (invariable)

  1. east

Synonyms

  • oriente
  • levante

See also

  • nord
  • ovest
  • sud
  • punto cardinale

Anagrams

  • set

Latin

Etymology 1

From Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti. Cognate with Sanskrit अस्ति (ásti), Ancient Greek ἐστί (estí), Old Persian 𐎠𐎿𐎫𐎡𐎹 (a-s-t-i-y /astiy/), Hittite 𒂊𒌍𒍣 (ēszi), Old Church Slavonic ѥстъ (jestŭ), Gothic 𐌹𐍃𐍄 (ist).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /est/, [ɛst̪]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /est/, [ɛst̪]

Verb

est

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of sum
Quotations
  • For quotations using this term, see Citations:est.
Derived terms
  • quid est nomen tibi?
  • mihi nomen est
Descendants

Etymology 2

Form of the verb edō (I eat). Cognate with Russian есть (jestʹ).

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /eːst/, [eːst̪]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /est/, [ɛst̪]

Verb

ēst

  1. third-person singular present active indicative of edō
Synonyms
  • edit

References

  • est in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers

Middle English

Alternative forms

  • æst, este, eest, east, easte

Etymology

From Old English ēast, in turn from Proto-Germanic *austrą.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛːst/

Noun

est

  1. east, easternness
  2. A location to the south; the south
  3. The Orient

Coordinate terms

  • (compass point): north, south, west

Related terms

  • esturne
  • estward

Descendants

  • English: east
  • Scots: aist, eist

References

  • “ēst (n.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 29-03-2018.

Adverb

est

  1. To the east, eastwards, eastbound
  2. From the east, eastern
  3. In the east

Descendants

  • English: east
  • Scots: aist, eist

Middle French

Verb

est

  1. third-person singular present indicative of estre

Norman

Alternative forms

  • êt (continental Normandy)
  • êst (Jersey)

Etymology

From Old French, from Old English ēast.

Noun

est m (uncountable)

  1. (Guernsey, Sark) east

Old English

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *anstiz (grace, thanks), derivative of Proto-Germanic *unnaną (to grant, thank), from Proto-Indo-European *ān- (to notice; face, mouth). Cognate with Old Saxon anst (grace, favour), Old High German anst (goodwill, benevolence, thanks, grace), Gothic 𐌰𐌽𐍃𐍄𐍃 (ansts, joy, grace, thankfulness). Related to Old English unnan (to grant, allow). More at own.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /eːst/

Noun

ēst m or f (nominative plural ēste)

  1. consent, grace, favor; kindness
  2. pleasure

Declension

  • Masculine
  • Feminine

Synonyms

  • ār, āre

Descendants

  • Middle English: este
    • English: est, este (obsolete)

Old French

Alternative forms

Verb

est

  1. third-person singular present indicative of estre

Romanian

Etymology

Borrowed from French est, from Old English ēast.

Noun

est n (uncountable)

  1. east

Declension

Synonyms

  • orient
  • răsărit

See also

  • nord
  • sud
  • vest

Further reading

  • est in DEX online - Dicționare ale limbii române (Dictionaries of the Romanian language)

Sardinian

Etymology

From Latin est, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁ésti.

Pronunciation

Verb

est

  1. third-person singular present indicative of èssere

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

est c

  1. Estonian; a person from Estonia

Declension

See also

  • estländsk
  • estniska
  • estnisk

Anagrams

  • Set, set, tes

Welsh

Pronunciation

  • (North Wales) IPA(key): /ɛsd/, [ɛst]
  • (South Wales) IPA(key): /eːsd/, [eːst], /ɛsd/, [ɛst]

Verb

est

  1. (colloquial) second-person singular preterite of mynd

Synonyms

  • aethost (literary)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a programme designed to develop human potential.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)