meister

See also: Meister and -meister

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Meister (master, highly skilled tradesman; champion), from Old High German meistar, from Latin magister, whence also English master, mister, magister, and maestro.

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meister (plural meisters)

  1. A person of great skill or authority in a particular field
    • 2009, January 20, “Natalie Angier”, in In ‘Geek Chic’ and Obama, New Hope for Lifting Women in Science[1]:
      The designated leaders so far include superstars like Harold Varmus, a Nobel laureate, and Eric Lander, genome meister.

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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɪ̯stɐ/
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AdjectiveEdit

meister

  1. inflection of viel:
    1. strong/mixed nominative masculine singular superlative degree
    2. strong genitive/dative feminine singular superlative degree
    3. strong genitive plural superlative degree

AdjectiveEdit

meister

  1. inflection of meist:
    1. strong/mixed nominative masculine singular
    2. strong genitive/dative feminine singular
    3. strong genitive plural

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse meistari, from Middle Low German.

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meister m (definite singular meisteren, indefinite plural meistrar, definite plural meistrane)

  1. master (person of authority)
  2. champion (someone who has been winner in a contest)

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