DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɪnst

AdjectiveEdit

minst

  1. Superlative form of weinig

Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch minnist, from Proto-Germanic *minnistaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

minst

  1. smallest
    Antonym: meest
  2. least numerous
    Antonym: meest

InflectionEdit

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DescendantsEdit

  • Dutch: minst

Further readingEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse minnstr

AdjectiveEdit

minst

  1. indefinite singular superlative degree of liten

AdverbEdit

minst

  1. least
    sist, men ikke minstlast but not least
  2. at least (no less than)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

minst

  1. indefinite superlative degree of liten

AdverbEdit

minst

  1. superlative degree of lite
  2. at least

SynonymsEdit

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

AdjectiveEdit

minst

  1. superlative predicative form of liten.

Usage notesEdit

  • Can be used with the meaning at least.
    2021 March 1, “Vår i Sverige [Spring in Sweden]”, in 8 Sidor[1]:
    I Tyskland har det varit minst 20 grader varmt sex dygn i rad.
    In Germany it was at least 20C for six days in a row.

See alsoEdit


WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse minnstr.

AdjectiveEdit

minst (definite masculine minstn, feminine minsta, neuter minstä, plural miinst, definite plural minstän)

  1. indefinite superlative degree of litn

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse missa.

VerbEdit

minst

  1. variant of mingst