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noun 
  1. The day before today.
Yesterday was rainy, but by this morning it had begun to snow.
  1. The (recent) past, often disparaging.
Yesterday's technology.
All our yesterdays have lighted fools the way to dusty death. Shakespeare, Macbeth, Act 5, Scene 5
Translations: 
  • Dutch: gisteren(nl)
  • French: hier(fr)
  • German: gestern(de)
  • Spanish: ayer(es)
adverb 
  1. On the day before today
I started to watch the video , but could only finish the movie this evening.
Translations: 
  • Dutch: gisteren(nl)
  • French: hier(fr)
  • German: gestern(de)
  • Italian: ieri(it)m
  • Spanish: ayer(es)m
Etymology: From Middle English < Old English geostran díg, compounded from geostran (yesterday) < Proto-Germanic
  • gestra- < Proto-Indo-European
  • ghes; + Middle English day < Old English díg < Proto-Germanic
  • dagaz < Proto-Indo-European
  • dhegh- (to burn).



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