DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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

PronunciationEdit

  • Rhymes: -eːst
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DeterminerEdit

meest

  1. most; superlative degree of veel

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Negerhollands: meest

AnagramsEdit


EstonianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

meest

  1. partitive singular of mees

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

meest

  1. elative singular of mesi

IngrianEdit

NounEdit

meest

  1. Soikkola spelling of meestä

ReferencesEdit

  • Ruben E. Nirvi (1971) Inkeroismurteiden Sanakirja, Helsinki: Suomalais-Ugrilainen Seura, page 308

Middle DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

AdjectiveEdit

mêest

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

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DescendantsEdit

DeterminerEdit

mêest

  1. most
    Antonym: minst
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

AdverbEdit

mêest

  1. most
    Antonym: minst
  2. very, to the highest degree
Alternative formsEdit
DescendantsEdit

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