Ghast vs Gnast - What's the difference?

ghast | gnast |


As verbs the difference between ghast and gnast

is that ghast is while gnast is (ambitransitive) to gnash.

As an adjective ghast

is having a ghastly appearance; weird.

As a noun gnast is

a spark; a dying spark; a dead spark, as of a snuffed candle.

ghast

English

Etymology 1

Variation of gast, from (etyl) gasten, from (etyl) . More at (l).

Verb

(en verb)
  • Derived terms
    * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l) * (l)

    Etymology 2

    Poetic abbreviation of ghastly.

    Adjective

    (en adjective)
  • Having a ghastly appearance; weird.
  • gnast

    English

    Etymology 1

    From (etyl) gnast, knast, from (etyl) .

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • A spark; a dying spark; a dead spark, as of a snuffed candle.
  • Etymology 2

    From (etyl) gnasten, gnaisten, from (etyl) .

    Verb

    (en verb)
  • (ambitransitive) To gnash.
  • Derived terms
    * (l)