meest

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch meest, from Old Dutch *mēsto, from Proto-Germanic *maistaz.

Cognate German meist, West Frisian meast, English most, Danish mest.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

meest

  1. most; superlative degree of veel

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

meest

  1. Partitive singular form of mees.

Ingrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

meest

  1. partitive singular of meez

Middle Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Dutch *mēsto, from Proto-Germanic *maistaz.

Adjective[edit]

mêest

  1. greatest, largest
    Antonyms: minst
  2. most prominent
  3. most frequent, most numerous
Inflection[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

Determiner[edit]

mêest

  1. most
    Antonyms: minst
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Dutch *mēst, from Proto-Germanic *maist.

Adverb[edit]

mêest

  1. most
    Antonyms: minst
  2. very, to the highest degree
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Further reading[edit]

  • meest (I)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • meest (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • meest (III)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • meest”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929
  • meeste”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929