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Ernst

Ernst

See also: ernst

Danish

Proper noun

Ernst

  1. A male given name, cognate to Ernest.

Related terms

  • feminine form: Erna

Faroese

Proper noun

Ernst m

  1. A male given name

Usage notes

Patronymics

  • son of Ernst: Ernstsson
  • daughter of Ernst: Ernstsdóttir

Declension

Singular
Indefinite
Nominative Ernst
Accusative Ernst
Dative Ernsti
Genitive Ernsts

German

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛʁnst/

Proper noun

Ernst

  1. A male given name, a cognate ( and the origin) of English Ernest.

Related terms

  • feminine form: Erna

Norwegian

Proper noun

Ernst

  1. A male given name, cognate to Ernest. Female form: Erna.

Swedish

Proper noun

Ernst

  1. A male given name, cognate to Ernest. Female form: Erna.

ernst

ernst

See also: Ernst

Dutch

Noun

ernst m (uncountable)

  1. seriousness

Anagrams


German

Etymology

From Old High German ernust, from Proto-Germanic *ernustuz, whence also English earnest.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛʁnst/

Adjective

ernst (comparative ernster, superlative am ernstesten)

  1. serious, severe, grave

Related terms

Declension