fyrst

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English[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fyrst

  1. Obsolete spelling of first

Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fyrst

  1. first, first of all

Derived terms[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Adverb[edit]

fyrst

  1. superlative degree of snemma; first
    Við kaupum fyrst inn.
    We begin by doing the shopping.

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fyrst

  1. the feminine of fyrstur ‎(first)
  2. the neuter of fyrstur ‎(first)

Conjunction[edit]

fyrst

  1. since
    Fyrst þú heimsóttir mig á spítalann þá fyrirgef ég þér.
    Since you visited me in the hospital I forgive you.

Old English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *fristaz, *fristą. Cognate with Middle Dutch verst, Old High German frist (German Frist), Old Norse frest (Swedish frist).

Noun[edit]

fyrst m ‎(nominative plural fyrstas)

  1. time
    • Beowulf, line 210:
      Fyrst forð gewāt; flota wæs on ȳðum.
      Time went forth; the ship was on waves.
  2. space of time
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *furistaz.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

fyrst

  1. first
  2. foremost
  3. principal, chief
  4. original
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]