vorst

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch vorst, from Old Dutch *frost, from Proto-Germanic *frustaz.

Noun[edit]

vorst m (uncountable)

  1. frost, freeze, frosty weather
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch vorste, from Old Dutch furista, fursta, from the substantivised weak inflection of Proto-Germanic *furistaz (first).

Noun[edit]

vorst m (plural vorsten, diminutive vorstje n, feminine vorstin)

  1. generic term for prince, monarch, ruler
  2. prince, rendering of tradition-specific title of certain ranks (all below King)
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch vorst, voerst, from Old Dutch furost, from Latin forestis.

Noun[edit]

vorst m (plural vorsten, diminutive vorstje n)

  1. wood(land), forest
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Etymology 4[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

vorst

  1. second- and third-person singular present indicative of vorsen
  2. (archaic) plural imperative of vorsen

References[edit]

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vorst (genitive vorsti, partitive vorsti)

  1. sausage

Declension[edit]

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *frost, from Proto-Germanic *frustaz.

Noun[edit]

vorst m

  1. frost, icy cold

Inflection[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

  • vorst (II)”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000
  • vorst (III)”, in Middelnederlandsch Woordenboek, 1929