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Translation of erst

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erst first
erst primal

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Sample sentences:
Da Du erst vierzehn Jahre alt bist, kannst keinen Kirsch trinken.

Since you are only fourteen years old, you can't drink any kirsch.
Wir haben zum ersten Mal einen Auberginen Auflauf mit Seezunge zubereitet. For the first time we prepared an eggplant bake with bass.
Indien wurde erst im letzten Jahrhundert von Großbritannien unabhängig. India became independent from Great Britain only in the last century.
zunächst, zu(aller)erst first of all
einmal; wenn erst einmal; einst once
erst gestern only yesterday
zu(aller)erst first of all
erst(um) not ...until/till
nur; erst; bloß only
nur;bloß;erst only
erst,bloß,nur only
erst als not ... until


A bystander who watched the entire scene all the time decided to help me. He was an older man, around seventy, but nonetheless he went to the oldest of these kids and slapped him. The boy was sixteen.
Entire communities are blamed for a crime committed by one of its members. Wrong ideas could quickly be spread to other villages and there could be acts of revenge resulting in further mistrust.
In addition it was a good opportunity to see Macau. Already at the airport a guy approached us and tried to convince us into a day tour with him. We explained that we had only three hours left.