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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Ernst, a medieval royal name in Germany, from Old High German ernust (vigor, strife), from Proto-Germanic *ernustuz. Doublet of earnest.

Proper nounEdit

Ernst

  1. A surname​.

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ernst

  1. A male given name, cognate to Ernest.

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FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ernst m

  1. A male given name

Usage notesEdit

Patronymics

  • son of Ernst: Ernstsson
  • daughter of Ernst: Ernstsdóttir

DeclensionEdit

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Ernst
Accusative Ernst
Dative Ernsti
Genitive Ernsts

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɛʁnst/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Ernst m (genitive Ernstes or Ernsts, no plural)

  1. earnestness, seriousness

Proper nounEdit

Ernst

  1. A male given name, a cognate (and the origin) of English Ernest.

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NorwegianEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ernst

  1. A male given name, cognate to Ernest. Female form: Erna.

SwedishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Ernst c (genitive Ernsts)

  1. A male given name, cognate to Ernest. Female form: Erna.