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Енглески

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Енглески numbers (edit)
10
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    Cardinal: one
    Ordinal: first
    Adverbial: once
    Multiplier: single
    Distributive: singly

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Средњи Енглески first, furst, ferst, fyrst, from Lua грешка in Модул:etymology at line 156: Стари Енглески (ang) is not set as an ancestor of Енглески (en) in Модул:languages/data/2. The ancestor of Енглески is Early Modern English (en-ear) (an etymology-only language whose regular parent is Енглески (en)).., from Lua грешка in Модул:etymology at line 156: Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) is not set as an ancestor of Енглески (en) in Модул:languages/data/2. The ancestor of Енглески is Early Modern English (en-ear) (an etymology-only language whose regular parent is Енглески (en)).., superlative of Proto-Germanic *fur, *fura, *furi (before), from Proto-Indo-European *per-, *pero- (forward, beyond, around), equivalent to fore +‎ -est. Cognate with North Frisian foarste (first), Холандски voorste (foremost, first), Немачки Fürst (chief, prince, literally first (born)), Шведски först (first), Norwegian Nynorsk fyrst (first), Icelandic fyrstur (first).

Other cognates include Санскрт पूर्व (pūrva, first) and Руски первый (pervyj).

Alternative forms

Adjective

first (not comparable)

  1. Preceding all others of a series or kind; the ordinal of one; earliest.
    Hancock was first to arrive.
    • Шаблон:RQ:Churchill Celebrity
    • Script error: The function "source_t" does not exist.
      Lua грешка in Модул:languages/errorGetBy at line 16: Please specify a language or etymology language code in the first parameter; the value "<strong class="error"><span class="scribunto-error" id="mw-scribunto-error-51fddb02">Script error: The function &quot;first_lang&quot; does not exist.</span></strong>" is not valid (see Wiktionary:List of languages)..
    The first day of September 2013 was a Sunday.
    I was the first runner to reach the finish line, and won the race.
  2. Most eminent or exalted; most excellent; chief; highest.
    • 1784: William Jones, The Description and Use of a New Portable Orrery, &c., PREFACE
      THE favourable reception the Orrery has met with from Perſons of the firſt diſtinction, and from Gentlemen and Ladies in general, has induced me to add to it ſeveral new improvements in order to give it a degree of Perfection; and diſtinguiſh it from others; which by Piracy, or Imitation, may be introduced to the Public.
    • 1880, S. W. Silver & Co, Handbook for Australia & New Zealand (page 146)
      It rose to be the first of pastoral regions, and continued until after the gold discovery to be the land of squatterdom.
    Demosthenes was the first orator of Greece.
    the first violinist
  3. Of or belonging to a first family.
    First Cat; First Daughter; First Dog; First Son
Translations

Adverb

first (not comparable)

  1. Before anything else; firstly.
    Clean the sink first, before you even think of starting to cook.
    I plunged nose first into the water.
    • 1913, Joseph C. Lincoln, chapter 8, in Mr. Pratt's Patients:
      That concertina was a wonder in its way. The handles that was on it first was wore out long ago, and he'd made new ones of braided rope yarn. And the bellows was patched in more places than a cranberry picker's overalls.
    • Script error: The function "source_t" does not exist.
      Lua грешка in Модул:languages/errorGetBy at line 16: Please specify a language or etymology language code in the first parameter; the value "<strong class="error"><span class="scribunto-error" id="mw-scribunto-error-51fddb02">Script error: The function &quot;first_lang&quot; does not exist.</span></strong>" is not valid (see Wiktionary:List of languages)..
  2. For the first time;
    I first witnessed a death when I was nine years old.
Synonyms
Translations

Noun

first (countable and uncountable, plural firsts)

  1. (uncountable) The person or thing in the first position.
    He was the first to complete the course.
  2. (uncountable) The first gear of an engine.
  3. (countable) Something that has never happened before; a new occurrence.
    This is a first. For once he has nothing to say.
  4. (countable, baseball) first base
    There was a close play at first.
  5. (countable, British, colloquial) A first-class honours degree.
  6. (countable, colloquial) A first-edition copy of some publication.
  7. A fraction of an integer ending in one.
    one forty-first of the estate
Translations

Derived terms

Terms derived from the adjective, adverb, or noun first

See also

Etymology 2

From Средњи Енглески first, furst, fyrst, from Lua грешка in Модул:etymology at line 156: Стари Енглески (ang) is not set as an ancestor of Енглески (en) in Модул:languages/data/2. The ancestor of Енглески is Early Modern English (en-ear) (an etymology-only language whose regular parent is Енглески (en)).., fierst, first (period, space of time, time, respite, truce), from Lua грешка in Модул:etymology at line 156: Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) is not set as an ancestor of Енглески (en) in Модул:languages/data/2. The ancestor of Енглески is Early Modern English (en-ear) (an etymology-only language whose regular parent is Енглески (en)).., *fristiz, *frestą (date, appointed time), from Proto-Indo-European *pres-, *per- (forward, forth, over, beyond). Cognate with North Frisian ferst, frest (period, time), Немачки Frist (period, deadline, term), Шведски frist (deadline, respite, reprieve, time-limit), Icelandic frestur (period). See also frist.

Noun

first (plural firsts)

  1. (obsolete) Time; time granted; respite.

References

  • first at OneLook Dictionary Search

Anagrams


Middle English

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Lua грешка in Модул:etymology at line 156: Стари Енглески (ang) is not set as an ancestor of Средњи Енглески (enm) in Модул:languages/data/3/e. Средњи Енглески (enm) has no ancestors.., from Lua грешка in Модул:etymology at line 156: Proto-West Germanic (gmw-pro) is not set as an ancestor of Средњи Енглески (enm) in Модул:languages/data/3/e. Средњи Енглески (enm) has no ancestors.., from Lua грешка in Модул:etymology at line 156: Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) is not set as an ancestor of Средњи Енглески (enm) in Модул:languages/data/3/e. Средњи Енглески (enm) has no ancestors...

Pronunciation

Adjective

Шаблон:enm-adj

  1. first

Descendants

  • Енглески: first
  • Шкотски: first
  • Yola: vursth

References