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There's night and day, brother, both sweet things; sun, moon, and stars, brother, all sweet things; there's likewise a wind on the heath. Life is very sweet, brother; who would wish to die?
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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English mæst, from Germanic *mastaz, from Indo-European *mast- ‘board’. Cognate with Dutch mast, German Mast; and with Latin mālus, Russian мост ‘bridge’, Irish adhmad.

Noun

Singular
mast

Plural
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mast ({{{1}}})
  1. A tall, slim structure used to support, for example, the sails on a ship, floodlights or an aerial.
Derived terms
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Verb

Infinitive
to mast

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to mast (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. To supply a fit a mast to a ship
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Etymology 2

Old English mæst, from West Germanic; probably related to meat.

Noun

Singular
mast

Plural
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mast ({{{1}}})
  1. The fruit of forest-trees (beech, oak, chestnut, &c.), especially having dropped from the tree, used as fodder for pigs and other animals.
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Bosnian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mastь.

Noun

mast f (plural masti)

  1. grease
  2. ointment
  3. fat
  4. lard
  5. schmaltz

Declension

Declension of mast Singular Plural
Nominative mast masti
Genitive masti masti
Dative masti mastima
Accusative mast masti
Vocative masti masti
Instrumental mašću / masti mastima
Locative masti mastima



Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mastь.

Noun

mast f (plural masti)

  1. grease
  2. ointment
  3. fat
  4. lard
  5. schmaltz

Declension


Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mastь.

Noun

mast f.

  1. ointment

Derived terms


Kurdish

Noun

mast m.

  1. yoghurt (a milk-based product thickened by a bacterium-aided curdling process)


This Kurdish entry was created from the translations listed at yoghurt. It may be less reliable than other entries, and may be missing parts of speech or additional senses. Please also see mast in the Kurdish Wiktionary. This notice will be removed when the entry is checked. (more information) April 2008


Norwegian

Etymology 1

From Low German mast (mast)

Noun

mast m. and f. (definite singular masta/masten; indefinite plural master; definite plural mastene)

  1. mast
Derived terms
Synonyms

References

  • mast” in The Bokmål Dictionary / The Nynorsk DictionaryDokumentasjonsprosjektet.

Etymology 2

Verb

mast

  1. Past participle of mase

Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *mastь.

Noun

mast f. (plural masti) (Cyrillic spelling маст)

  1. grease
  2. ointment
  3. fat
  4. lard
  5. schmaltz

Declension

Declension of mast Singular Plural
Nominative mast masti
Genitive masti masti
Dative masti mastima
Accusative mast masti
Vocative masti masti
Instrumental mašću / masti mastima
Locative masti mastima



Swedish

Noun

Inflection for mast Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative
Genitive

mast c.

  1. mast, tall slim structure

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