stief-

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *steupa- (bereft, pushed out). Akin to German stief-, Old English steop-.

PronunciationEdit

PrefixEdit

stief-

  1. step-; a prefix indicating the individual being referred to is related through the marriage of a parent.

Derived termsEdit

Last modified on 30 March 2014, at 03:27