Complete Definition of "guest"

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English

Etymology
From ON. gestr, replacing Old English giest|Ä¡iest.

Pronunciation
IPA|/gÉst/
AHD|gÄst
SAMPA|/gEst/
audio|en-us-guest.ogg|Audio (US)

Noun
en-noun

  1. a recipient of hospitality, specifically someone staying by invitation at the house of another
  2. <!--DefB-->a patron or customer in a hotel etc.
  3. <!--DefC-->an invited visitor or performer to an institution or to a broadcast

Translations
<!--DefA-->
trans-top|recipient of hospitality
Afrikaans: gas
Danish: gæst c
Dutch: gast m
Finnish: vieras
French: invité(e), hôte m|f
German: Gast m
Gothic: gasts
Latin: hostis c, hospes m
Hebrew: ×××¨× (ore'akh) m
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Hindi: मà¥à¤¹à¤®à¤¾à¤¨, à¤à¤¤à¤¿à¤¥à¤¿ g|Hindi
Icelandic: gestur m
Italian: ospite m|f
Japanese: 客 (ããã, kyaku)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÛÙاÙ
Old English: giest|Ä¡iest m
Polish: goÅÄ m
Russian: гоÑÑÑ (gostâ) m
Slovene: gost m, gostja f
Swahili: mgeni (nc 1/2)
Swedish: gäst c
Vietnamese: khách
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<!--DefB-->
trans-top|patron, customer
Afrikaans: gas, klant, klient
Danish: gæst c
Dutch: gast m
Finnish: asiakas, vieras
French: client(e) m
German: Gast m
Hebrew: ×××¨× (ore'akh) m
Icelandic: gestur m
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Italian: cliente m|f, ospite m|f
Japanese: 客 (ããã, kyaku)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÙÛÙاÙ
Polish: goÅÄ m
Russian: поÑÑоÑÐ»ÐµÑ (postojálets) m
Slovene: gost m, gostja f
Swedish: gäst c, hotellgäst c
Vietnamese: khách
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<!--DefC-->
trans-top|invited performer
Afrikaans: gaskunstenaar
Danish: gæst c
Dutch: gast m
French: invité(e) m
German: Gast m
trans-mid
Hebrew: ×××¨× (ore'akh) m
Icelandic: gestur m
Italian: ospite m|f
Polish: goÅÄ m
Russian: гоÑÑÑ (gostâ) m
Slovene: gost m, gostja f
Swedish: gäst c, gästartist c
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Translations to be checked
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ttbc|Old Norse: gestr m
ttbc|Slovak: gost m

Verb
en-verb

  1. <!--DefD-->(intransitive) to appear as a guest, especially on a broadcast

Translations
<!--DefD-->appear as guest

German: gastieren
Russian: гоÑÑиÑÑ (gostítâ); (also on broadcast) бÑÑÑ Ð²#Russian|в гоÑÑÑ|гоÑÑÑÑ (bytâ v gostjákh)
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Swedish: gästa

Derived terms
guest of honour
guest book
guesthouse

Category:Old Norse derivations

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