forst

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See also: Forst, först, and først

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

forst

  1. Superlative form of fors

Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

forst

  1. Alternative form of frost

Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *frustą, *frustaz, akin to Old High German frost, Old Norse frost. The surviving attestations show metathesis of r, but the descendants derive from a form without it.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

forst m (nominative plural forstas)

  1. frost

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: frost, forst, froste
    • English: frost
    • Scots: frost
    • Yola: vrosth, vrast

Further reading[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier forhist (forest, pine forest), from Proto-West Germanic *furhiþi.

Noun[edit]

forst f

  1. firwood, pinewood
  2. forest

Descendants[edit]