DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /vɔrst/
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  • Hyphenation: vorst
  • Rhymes: -ɔrst

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch vorste, from Old Dutch furista, fursta, from the substantivised weak inflection of Proto-Germanic *furistaz (first).

NounEdit

vorst m (plural vorsten, diminutive vorstje n, feminine vorstin)

  1. The generic term for prince, monarch, ruler.
  2. A prince, rendering of tradition-specific title of certain ranks (all below King).
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  • Afrikaans: vors
  • Negerhollands: voorst

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch vorst, a metathetic form of Old Dutch *frost, from Proto-Germanic *frustaz.

NounEdit

vorst m (uncountable)

  1. The frost, freeze, frosty weather.
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Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch vorst, voerst, from Old Dutch furost, from Proto-West Germanic *furhiþi.

NounEdit

vorst m (plural vorsten, diminutive vorstje n)

  1. A wood(land), forest.
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Etymology 4Edit

From Middle Dutch vorst, vorste, from Proto-Germanic *furstiz, variant of *firstiz. Most closely related to Middle Low German vorst, Middle High German forst. Through the i-form also cognate with Middle Dutch verst, verste, French faîte, German First, Old English first.

NounEdit

vorst f (plural vorsten)

  1. A ridgepole.
    Synonym: nok
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Etymology 5Edit

VerbEdit

vorst

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of vorsen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of vorsen

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

EstonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vorst (genitive vorsti, partitive vorsti)

  1. A sausage.

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Middle DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Dutch *frost, from Proto-Germanic *frustaz.

NounEdit

vorst m

  1. The frost, icy cold.

InflectionEdit

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