Forst

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See also: forst, först, and først

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Forst.

Proper noun[edit]

Forst (plural Forsts)

  1. A surname from German.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Forst is the 13356th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 2283 individuals. Forst is most common among White (94.83%) individuals.

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German vorst, from Old High German forst, from earlier forhist, from Proto-West Germanic *furhiþi. Cognate with English forest.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /fɔrst/, [fɔʁst], [fɔɐ̯st], [fɔːst]
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Noun[edit]

Forst m (strong or mixed, genitive Forstes or Forsts, plural Forste or Forsten or (rare, nonstandard) Förste)

  1. (chiefly literary or specialist) a forest, at least enclosed, usually also cultivated

Usage notes[edit]

  • In common speech, only derivatives and compounds of Forst are used. The usual word for any kind of forest is Wald.

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Proper noun[edit]

Forst n (proper noun, genitive Forsts or (optionally with an article) Forst)

  1. A town in Baden-Württemberg, Germany

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Further reading[edit]

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