Other Word Forms of Wurst
Origin of Wurst
1890, from German Wurst (“sausage, wurst") from Middle High German wurst, from Old High German wurst, from Proto-Germanic *wurstiz (“something turned or twisted"), from Proto-Indo-European *wert-, *-d- (“to turn"). Akin to Old Saxon worst (“wurst"), Old English weorþan (“to turn, become"). Unrelated to worsted (“type of yarn"). More at worth (“to be, become, betide").
German from Middle High German from Old High German wers- in Indo-European roots
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
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