Complete Definition of "first"

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English

rank|know|much|after|96|first|down|good|never

Alternative spellings
ï¬rï¬ i|archaic

Pronunciation
a|RP IPA|/fÉËst/, SAMPA|/f3:st/
a|GenAm? IPA|/fÉst/, SAMPA|/f3`st/
audio|en-us-first.ogg|Audio (US)

Etymology
OE. term|fyrst|lang=ang

Adjective
en-adj|-

  1. Having no predecessor. The ordinal number corresponding to one.

Alternative forms
1st, 1<sup>st</sup>; qualifier|in names of monarchs and popes I

Translations
trans-top|numeral first
Armenian: Õ¡Õ¼Õ¡Õ»Õ«Õ¶ (arracheen)
Bosnian: prvi m
Breton: kentañ
Catalan: primer m
Crimean Tatar: bırıncı
Czech: první m|f|n <!-- abbreviation: 1.)-->
Danish: først<!--, (
abbreviation: 1.)-->
Dutch: eerst<!-- , eerste (
abbreviations: 1ste, 1e)-->
Esperanto: unua
Finnish: t+|fi|ensimmäinen
French: premier m; -unième (
used in compounds)
Frisian: earst
German: erste <!--(
abbreviation: 1.)-->
Greek: t+|el|ÏÏÏÏοÏ|trprótos|scGrek
Guarani: ypy
Hungarian: t+|hu|elsÅ
ttbc|Icelandic: t-|is|fyrstur|m
Ido: unesma
Indonesian: pertama, perdana ?, kesatu<!--, ke-1-->
Interlingua: prime <!--(
abbreviation: 1<sup>e</sup>)-->
Irish: aonú <!--(
abbreviation: 1ú)-->; céad
Italian: t+|it|primo|m
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Japanese: æå (ãããã, saishó), åã㦠(ã¯ããã¦, hajímete), å (ã¯ã¤, hatsu), ä¸çªç® (ãã¡ã°ãã, ichibammé)
Kurdish: KUchar|ÛÙâÚ©ÙâÙ
Latin: t+|la|primus|alt=prīmus
Livonian: ežmi
Macedonian: пÑв (prv)
Maltese: l-ewwel
Manchu: (uju), (emuci)
Manx: kied, yn chied
Nahuatl: achtoquetl
Norwegian: først <!--først(e)-->
Polish: t+|pl|pierwszy|m
Portuguese: primeiro m<!--, primeira f (
abbreviations: 1º, 1ª)-->
Romanian: prim m<!--, primÄ f-->
Russian: t+|ru|пеÑвÑй|trpérvyj|scCyrl
Sindhi: SDchar|Ù¾ÙرÙÙÙ m, SDchar|Ù¾ÙرÙÙÙ f
Slovak: prvý m<!--, prvá f, prvé n-->
Slovene: prvi m<!--, prva f, prvo n-->
Spanish: t-|es|primero|m
Swedish: förste <!--(1:a) (
in front of a noun designating a male), första (1:a) (in front of other nouns), först (if no noun after)-->
Tatar: t-|tt|беÑенÑе|scCyrl|xsTatar
Telugu: à°à°à°à°µ, à°®à±à°¦à°à°¿
Tupinambá: ypy
Turkish: birinci, ilk <!--(
abbreviation: 1.)-->
Vietnamese: thứ nhất
Welsh: cyntaf <!--(
abbreviation:'' 1af)-->
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Noun
en-noun|s|-

  1. uncountable The person or thing in the first position.
  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.

  1. context|countable|British|colloquial A first-class honours degree.
  2. context|countable|baseball first base

#: There was a close play at first.

Translations
trans-top|person or thing in the first position
Arabic: t+|ar|Ø£ÙÙ|sc=ARchar
Danish: den første, den forreste
Finnish: t+|fi|ensimmäinen
French: t+|fr|premier|m
Greek: ÏÏÏÏÎ¿Ï m<!--, ÏÏÏÏη f, ÏÏÏÏο n-->
German: Erste
Interlingua: primo m<!--, prima f-->
Italian: t+|it|primo|m
trans-mid
Kurdish: KUchar|ÛÙâÚ©ÙâÙ
Portuguese: primeiro m<!--, primeira f-->
Romania: primul m<!--, prima f, primii m|p, primele f|p-->
Spanish: t-|es|primero|m
Swedish: t+|sv|första, t+|sv|förste
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trans-top|first gear
See first gear
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trans-top|first-class honours degree
trans-mid
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Related terms
firstborn
first-class
first gear

See also
primary
second

Category:100 English basic words
Category:Ordinal numbers

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