kerst etymology

Dutch word kerst comes from Dutch mis (Mass (church service) Missed, not a hit. Wrong.), Middle Dutch misse, Middle Dutch kerst (Christ.)

Detailed word origin of kerst

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
mis Dutch (nld) Mass (church service) Missed, not a hit. Wrong.
misse Middle Dutch (dum)
kerst Middle Dutch (dum) Christ.
kersmisse Middle Dutch (dum) Christmas.
Kerstmis Dutch (nld) Christmas.
kerst Dutch (nld) Christmas.

Words with the same origin as kerst

Descendants of mis
kerstavond kerstbal kerstboom kerstfeest kerstman kerstster
Descendants of misse
Kerstmis