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From Old English ēast.

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Singular
East

Plural
uncountable

East (uncountable)
  1. One of the four principal compass points, specifically 90°, conventionally directed to the right on maps; the direction of the rising sun at an equinox.
    • 1895: Thomas Hardy, Jude the Obscure — In a few hours the birds come to it from all points of the compass – east, west, north, and south...

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East (not comparable)

Positive
East

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. Situated or lying in or towards the east; eastward.
  2. Patrono:Meteorology wind from the east
  3. Of or pertaining to the east; eastern.
  4. From the East; oriental.

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  • (situated or lying in or towards the east): eastward
  • (meteorology: wind from the east): easterly
  • (of or pertaining to the east): eastern
  • (from the East): oriental

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  • (situated or lying in or towards the east): westward
  • (meteorology: wind from the east): westerly
  • (of or pertaining to the east): western

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East (not comparable)

Positive
East

Comparative
not comparable

Superlative
none (absolute)

  1. towards the east; eastwards

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From Proto-Germanic *austam from Proto-Indo-European *aus- (eastern). Cognate with Old Frisian [[āst#Patrono:Ofs|āst]], Old Saxon ost, Dutch oost, Old High German ōst, German Osten, Old Norse austr The IE root is also the source of Latin auster (southerly), Latvian austrumi (easterly), Proto-Slavic *utro.

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  • IPA: /æ:ast/

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ēast m.

  1. the east

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ēast

  1. eastern, easterly

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ēast

  1. from the east
  2. towards the east

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East [[Category:Patrono:Fy nouns|East]]

  1. east

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East [[Category:Patrono:Fy adjectives|East]]

  1. east, eastern, easterly

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