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first

Pronunciation: /fɜːst/

Translation of first in German:

adj.

  • erst… he was first to arrive er kam als Erster an

adv.

  • 1 (before anyone else) zuerst; als Erster/Erste [sprechen, ankommen]; (before anything else) an erster Stelle [stehen, kommen] first come first served wer zuerst kommt, mahlt zuerst [Spr.]
  • 3 (for the first time) zum ersten Mal

n.

  • 1the first (in sequence, rank) der/die/das Erstepl. die Ersten

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