Herbst

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Herbst.

Proper noun[edit]

Herbst (plural Herbsts)

  1. A surname, from German​.

Statistics[edit]

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Herbst is the 4208th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 8419 individuals. Herbst is most common among White (96.23%) individuals.

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /hɛʁpst/, [hɛʁpst], [hɛɐ̯pst]
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German herbest, from Old High German herbist, from Proto-West Germanic *harbist. Compare Dutch herfst, Low German Harvst, West Frisian hjerst, English harvest.

Noun[edit]

Herbst m (strong, genitive Herbstes or Herbsts, plural Herbste)

  1. autumn, fall

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Seasons in German · Jahreszeiten (layout · text) · category
Frühjahr (spring), Frühling (spring) Sommer (summer) Herbst (autumn) Winter (winter)

Further reading[edit]

  • Herbst” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Herbst” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Herbst” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Herbst on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German Herbest.

Proper noun[edit]

Herbst m or f (proper noun, surname, masculine genitive Herbsts or (with an article) Herbst, feminine genitive Herbst, plural Herbsts)

  1. A surname, from Middle High German​.
Descendants[edit]
  • English: Herbst


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