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EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch meest, from Old Dutch *mēsto, from Proto-Germanic *maistaz.

Cognate German meist, West Frisian meast, English most, Danish mest.

PronunciationEdit

DeterminerEdit

meest

  1. most; superlative degree of veel

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EstonianEdit

NounEdit

meest

  1. Partitive singular form of mees.

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

meest

  1. partitive singular of meez

Middle DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Dutch *mēsto, from Proto-Germanic *maistaz.

AdjectiveEdit

mêest

  1. greatest, largest
    Antonyms: minst
  2. most prominent
  3. most frequent, most numerous
InflectionEdit

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

DescendantsEdit

DeterminerEdit

mêest

  1. most
    Antonyms: minst
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Dutch *mēst, from Proto-Germanic *maist.

AdverbEdit

mêest

  1. most
    Antonyms: minst
  2. very, to the highest degree
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DescendantsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • meest (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • meest (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • meest (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • meest”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • meeste”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929