what is difference between hostel and hostelry
From Middle English hostel, from Old French hostel, ostel, from Late Latin hospitale (“hospice”), from Classical Latin hospitalis (“hospitable”) itself from hospes (“host”) + -alis (“-al”). Doublet of hotel and hospital. Obsolete from the 16th to 18th centuries, until it was revived by Walter Scott.
- (General American) IPA(key): /ˈhɑstəl/
- (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ˈhɒstəl/
- Homophone: hostile (one pronunciation)
- Rhymes: -ɒstəl
hostel (plural hostels)
- A commercial overnight lodging place, with dormitory accommodation and shared facilities, especially a youth hostel
- (not US) A temporary refuge for the homeless providing a bed and sometimes food
- (obsolete) A small, unendowed college in Oxford or Cambridge.
- See also Thesaurus:lodging place
- bail hostel
- hosteler, hosteller
- probation hostel
- youth hostel
- → Japanese: ホステル (hosuteru)
- → Korean: 호스텔 (hoseutel)
- → Oromo: hosteela
hostel (third-person singular simple present hostels, present participle hosteling or hostelling, simple past and past participle hosteled or hostelled)
- (intransitive) To stay in a hostel during one’s travels.
- (transitive) To lodge (a person) in a hostel.
- Holste, Holtes, Lhotse, Tholes, helots, hotels, hôtels, loseth, shotel, tholes
- host m
Borrowed from Old French hostel, ostel, from Latin hospitālis, hospitāle. Doublet of hospital.
- osteyl, hostele, ostel, hostell, hostelle, ostell, hostil
- IPA(key): /(h)ɔsˈtɛːl/, /(h)ɔsˈtɛi̯l/, /ˈ(h)ɔstəl/
hostel (plural hosteles)
- A hostel or guesthouse; accomodation.
- Fun or diversion; entertaining activities.
- A dwelling, dormitory or home; housing, lodging.
- A house or place of residence; the household.
- A owner or manager of a hostel.
- English: hostel
- Scots: hostel
- “hostē̆l, n.”, in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 2018-08-07.
From Old French osteler, hosteler.
- Alternative form of hostellen
From Old French ostel
hostel m (plural hostels)
- shelter; living quarters; place to stay
- hotel; hostel; inn (establishment offering rooms for hire)
- maistre d’hostel
- French: hôtel (see there for further descendants)
hostel m (oblique plural hosteaus or hosteax or hostiaus or hostiax or hostels, nominative singular hosteaus or hosteax or hostiaus or hostiax or hostels, nominative plural hostel)
- Alternative form of ostel
From English hostel, from Middle English hostel, from Old French hostel, ostel, from Late Latin hospitale (“hospice”), from Classical Latin hospitalis (“hospitable”) itself from hospes (“host”) + -alis (“-al”). Doublet of hotel (“hotel”) and szpital (“hospital”).
- IPA(key): /ˈxɔs.tɛl/
hostel m inan (diminutive hostelik)
- hostel (a commercial overnight lodging place)
- hostel (a temporary refuge)
- Synonym: schronisko
- (adjective) hostelowy
- hostel in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
- hostel in Polish dictionaries at PWN
hostel m (plural hosteles)
- hostelrie (archaic)
From Middle English hostelrye, from Old French hostelerie.
hostelry (countable and uncountable, plural hostelries)
- (countable) An inn that provides overnight accommodation for travellers (and, originally, their horses).
- (uncountable) The art and skill of guest management at a commercial facility such as a hotel, inn, motel, bed and breakfast, or hostel.
- the hostelry trade
- a degree in hostelry and tourism