virst etymology

Middle English word virst comes from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥-, Proto-Indo-European *porst-, and later Proto-Germanic *firstiz (Post, ridge of a roof. Summit, peak.)

Detailed word origin of virst

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*pr̥- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*porst- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*fres Proto-Germanic (gem-pro)
*firstiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Post, ridge of a roof. Summit, peak.
*fristiz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) An appointed time; date.
fierst Old English (ang)
virst Middle English (enm)

Words with the same origin as virst

Descendants of *porst-
ferst first frest fresten frist fristen frysten furst fyrst