From Middle English most, moste, from Old English mǣst, māst, from Proto-Germanic *maistaz, *maist. Cognate with Scots mast, maist (“most”), Saterland Frisian maast (“most”), West Frisian meast (“most”), Dutch meest (“most”), German meist (“most”), Danish and Swedish mest (“most”), Icelandic mestur (“most”).
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From the earlier ma (“now”), which in modern Hungarian means “today” + -st. For the suffix, compare valamelyest.
It can be suffixed from its variant mostan: mostantól (“from now on”), mostanra (“by now”), mostanig (“until now”), or the latter more commonly formed with -a-, mostanáig (“until now”).
most m (definite singular mosten, indefinite plural moster, definite plural mostene)
most m (definite singular mosten, indefinite plural mostar, definite plural mostane)
most m (genitive singular mosta, nominative plural mosty, genitive plural mostov, declension pattern of dub)