DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Dutch mest, Old Dutch *mist, from Proto-Germanic *mihstuz. Probably derived from *mīganą (to urinate) + *-þuz. Cognate with German Mist, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐌷𐍃𐍄𐌿𐍃 (maihstus).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mest m (uncountable)

  1. dung
  2. fertilizer

AnagramsEdit


FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *meist, from Proto-Germanic *maist.

AdverbEdit

mest, superlative of nógv, comparative meira.

  1. most

Related termsEdit


KurdishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mest

  1. drunk

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

mest tr., 1st conj., pres. metu, met, met, past metu

  1. to throw

ConjugationEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *meist, from Proto-Germanic *maist.

AdverbEdit

mest

  1. most; used in construction of superlative of long/foreign adjectives

Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *meist, from Proto-Germanic *maist.

AdverbEdit

mest

  1. most; used in construction of superlative of long/foreign adjectives

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *maist, *maistaz (most). Compare Old English mǣst, Old Frisian māst, Old High German meist, Old Norse mestur, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐍃𐍄𐍃 (maists), 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐍃𐍄 (maist).

AdverbEdit

mēst

  1. most

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *meist, from Proto-Germanic *maist.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

mest

  1. mostly, most of the time
  2. mostly, mainly; to the larger part
  3. superlative form of mycket. most
  4. superlative form of många. most
  5. Used in construction of the superlative of certain adjectives: most

SynonymsEdit

Last modified on 10 April 2014, at 09:23