DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch herfst, from Old Dutch *hervist, from Proto-West Germanic *harbist, from Proto-Germanic *harbistaz, from Proto-Indo-European *kerp-. The original meaning was “harvest time”, as is seen in herfstmaand.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ɦɛrfst/, [ɦɛrfst], [ˈɦɛ.rəfst], [h-]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: herfst

NounEdit

herfst m (uncountable)

  1. autumn, fall

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DescendantsEdit

  • Afrikaans: herfs
  • Papiamentu: hèrfst, herfst

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