Bulgarian edit

Etymology edit

Uncertain. Possibly related to Bulgarian стежер (stežer, pole), which also means oak in some dialects. Cf. also Romanian stejar (oak).

On a surface level, resembles Old Church Slavonic остегъ (ostegŭ), остежь (ostežĭ, zip, fastener (of cloths)) and Polish ścieg (stitch), Czech steh (stitch) from Proto-Slavic *stegъ.

Noun edit

стеж (stežm

  1. (dialectal) white oak (Quercus pubescens)
    Synonyms: бял дъб (bjal dǎb), благун (blagun)

Declension edit

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See also edit

References edit

  • Todorov, T. A.; Racheva, M., editors (2010), “стеж, стежяк”, in Български етимологичен речник [Bulgarian Etymological Dictionary] (in Bulgarian), volume 7 (слòво – теря̀свам), Sofia: Prof. Marin Drinov Pubg. House, →ISBN, page 441

Ukrainian edit

Pronunciation edit

Verb edit

стеж (stež)

  1. second-person singular imperative of сте́жити impf (stéžyty)