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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German ob(e)rest, ob(e)rōst, ob(e)rist, öbrist, from Old High German obarōsto, obaristo, superlative of Old High German obaro.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

Oberst m (strong or weak, genitive Obersts or Obersten, plural Oberste or Obersten)

  1. colonel

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Oberst” in Duden online
  • Oberst” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

ReferencesEdit

  • Pilch, H. (1999). Comparative Anglo-German Linguistics. Germany: Shaker, p. 46