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EnglishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fyrst (not comparable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of first

FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

fyrst

  1. first, first of all

Derived termsEdit


IcelandicEdit

AdverbEdit

fyrst

  1. superlative degree of snemma; first
    Við kaupum fyrst inn.
    We begin by doing the shopping.

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fyrst

  1. feminine of fyrstur (first)
  2. neuter of fyrstur (first)

ConjunctionEdit

fyrst

  1. since
    Fyrst þú heimsóttir mig á spítalann þá fyrirgef ég þér.
    Since you visited me in the hospital I forgive you.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

fyrst (indeclinable)

  1. the titular prefix given to a prince - fyrst Rainier.

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Norwegian NynorskEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse fyrst, fyrstr

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

fyrst

  1. alternative form of først

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

fyrst (indeclinable)

  1. the titular prefix given to a prince - fyrst Rainier.
SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *fristaz, *fristą. Cognate with Middle Dutch verst, Old High German frist (German Frist), Old Norse frest (Swedish frist).

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NounEdit

fyrst m (nominative plural fyrstas)

  1. time
    • Beowulf, line 210:
      Fyrst forð gewāt; flota wæs on ȳðum.
      Time went forth; the ship was on waves.
  2. space of time
  3. respite
  4. truce
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *furistaz.

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

fyrst

  1. first
  2. foremost
  3. principal, chief
  4. original
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