bister vs bistre what difference

what is difference between bister and bistre

English

Noun

bister (countable and uncountable, plural bisters)

  1. Alternative spelling of bistre

Anagrams

  • Bertis, Breits, Sibert, bestir, bistre, biters, bitser, rebits, tribes

North Frisian

Etymology

Possibly cognate with West Frisian bjuster (extremely; unusual, strange)

Pronunciation

IPA(key): /ˈbɪs.tə(r)/

Adjective

bister (comparative bisterer, superlative bisterst)

  1. (Sylt) angry

Synonyms

  • wreer
  • ārig

Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *bystrъ.

Adjective

bíster (comparative bístrejši, superlative nȁjbístrejši)

  1. clear (transparent)
  2. smart, bright, sharp

Further reading

  • bister”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran


English

Alternative forms

  • bister

Etymology

French bistre

Pronunciation

  • Rhymes: -ɪstə(r)

Noun

bistre (countable and uncountable, plural bistres)

  1. A brown pigment made from soot, especially from beech wood.
  2. A mid-to-dark brown color resembling the pigment.

Anagrams

  • Bertis, Breits, Sibert, bestir, bister, biters, bitser, rebits, tribes

French

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /bistʁ/
  • Homophones: bistrent, bistres

Etymology 1

Adjective

bistre (plural bistres)

  1. bistre

Noun

bistre m (plural bistres)

  1. bistre
Derived terms
  • bistrer
Descendants
  • Catalan: bistre
  • English: bistre
  • Italian: bistro
  • Portuguese: bistre

Etymology 2

Verb

bistre

  1. first-person singular present indicative of bistrer
  2. third-person singular present indicative of bistrer
  3. first-person singular present subjunctive of bistrer
  4. third-person singular present subjunctive of bistrer
  5. second-person singular imperative of bistrer

Further reading

  • “bistre” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Serbo-Croatian

Adjective

bistre

  1. inflection of bistar:
    1. masculine accusative plural
    2. feminine genitive singular
    3. feminine nominative/accusative/vocative plural

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