mestr

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Verb[edit]

mestr

  1. imperative of mestre

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *maistaz, superlative form of *mikilaz ‎(great, large, many). Cognate with Old English māst, mǣst, Old Frisian māsta, Old Saxon mēst, Old Dutch meist, Old High German meist, Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐌹𐍃𐍄𐍃 ‎(maists).

Adjective[edit]

mestr

  1. superlative degree of mikill
  2. most
  3. largest

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • mestr in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press