See also: meist-

German edit

Etymology edit

From Old High German meist, from Proto-Germanic *maist, *maistaz. Compare Dutch meest, English most, Danish mest.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /maɪ̯st/
  • (file)

Adjective edit

meist

  1. superlative degree of viel (much; many); most

Declension edit

Derived terms edit

Adverb edit

meist

  1. (formal) mostly, most often, usually
    Synonym: (more common, at least in speech) meistens

Derived terms edit

Descendants edit

  • Kashubian: mést

Further reading edit

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

Ingrian edit

Pronunciation edit

Pronoun edit

meist

  1. elative of möö

References edit

  • V. I. Junus (1936) Iƶoran Keelen Grammatikka[1], Leningrad: Riikin Ucebno-pedagogiceskoi Izdateljstva, page 98

Old High German edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Germanic *maist, *maistaz, whence also Old Saxon mēst, Old English māst, mǣst, Dutch meest, Old Norse mestr, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐍃𐍄 (maist), 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐍃𐍄𐍃 (maists).

Adverb edit

meist

  1. most

Descendants edit