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este m. (Noun) "east"
15th cent. Old Spanish leste; with the French article l' removed in the 18th cent. Borrowed from French l'est, who borrowed it in turn from Old English east 'id.' From Proto-Germanic *aus-tera- "east." From Proto-Indo-European *h2eu̯s-tero- "east," from *h2eu̯s- "to dawn" (see austral, aurora) and a comparative suffix *-tero- (see -tr-).
Indo-European
Italic
Latin australis "southern"
Germanic
Old Norse austr "east," Old High German ōstra 'id.,' Old Saxon ōstar 'id.'
Balto-Slavic
Old Church Slavonic utro, Lithuanian aušrà, Latvian àustra
Hellenic
Ancient Greek αὔριον (ayrion) "tomorrow"
Armenian
Armenian ayg
Indo-Iranian
Sanskrit usrá- "red" (but note uṣar-búdh- "waking at dawn")
este, éste (Pronoun, Adjective) "this"
12th cent. From Latin iste 'id.' From Proto-Italic *is-to- 'id.' From late Proto-Indo-European *i̯s-to- 'id.,' earlier *h1i̯s-so- 'id.' The first element is from *h1i̯s- "this;" the second is from pronominal stem *so- "this" (see ser).
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese este, Catalan este, Italian esto, Romanian ăsta
Italic
Umbrian estu, Pre-Samnite estam, South Picene estas
Spanish has three distinct coordinating distances: immediate (éste), not immediate (ese), and far (aquel). This is akin to this, that, and yon (now archaic in all but a few English dialects).
estereo- (Prefix) "solid;" "three-dimensional"
First appearing in writing around the early 18th cent. Borrowed from Ancient Greek στερεο- (stereo-) 'id.,' a prefix derived from the word στερεός (stereós) "solid." From Proto-Indo-European *ster- "to be stiff."
Indo-European
Italic
Latin sterilis "sterile"
estéreo (1) m. (Noun) "stere"
Borrowed from French stère 'id.,' which was borrowed from Ancient Greek στερεός (stereós) "solid" (see estereo-).
estéreo (2) (Adjective) "stereo"
An apocopation of estereofónico.
estéreo (3) m. (Noun) "stereo"
19th cent. An apocopation of estereofonía.
estereofonía f. (Noun) "stereophony"
From estereo- and -fonía.
estereofónico (Adjective) "stereophonic"
From estereofonía.
esteribin, estaribel, estaripel, estalipén m. & (rare) f. (Noun) "jail"
Borrowed from Romany stariben 'id.' From star- "to cause to stop" and -iben, a noun-forming suffix. From Sanskrit sthā "to stand." From the same root in Proto-Indo-European as estar.
Also present as an apocopated form estar.
Indo-European
Indo-Iranian
Avestan stā "to stand," Khotanese ṣṭä- "to stand," "to be," Sogdian `sty- "to stay," Bactrian αβιστανο (abistano) "inconvenience"
estilo m. (Noun) "style"
15th cent. From Latin stilus "style of writing," "stylus," "stake." Of unknown origin.
Indo-European
Romance
Portuguese estilo, Catalan estil, French stylo, Italian stelo, Aromanian stur, Romanian stil