See also: stern

EnglishEdit

Proper nounEdit

Stern (plural Sterns)

  1. A surname​.

AnagramsEdit


FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Stern.

Proper nounEdit

Stern ?

  1. A surname​.

GermanEdit

 
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Sterne am Nachthimmel — Stars in the night sky (1, 2)
 
Eine Animation des Sterns Sirius — An animation of the star Sirius. (2)
 
Auf der Flagge von Chile ist ein weißer Stern. — There is a white star on the flag of Chile. (3,4)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German sterno, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ, *sternô (compare Dutch ster (star), Old English steorra (star) (Modern English star), Danish stjerne (star), Swedish stjärna (star), Icelandic stjarna (star), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌽𐍉 (stairnō)). Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr. Further cognates include Latin stēlla (star), Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr, star) and Sanskrit तारा (tārā, star).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃtɛʁn/, [ʃtɛʁn], [ʃtɛɐ̯n]
  • Rhymes: -ɛʁn
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NounEdit

Stern m (genitive Sternes or Sterns, plural Sterne, diminutive Sternchen n or Sternlein n)

  1. a star; a small luminous dot that can be seen on the night sky
    Morgenstern — morning star
    Barnards Stern — Barnard's Star
  2. (astronomy) a star; the actual celestial body
  3. (geometry, heraldry) a star, a mullet, or anything that resembles such an object
    fünfzackiger Stern — five-pointed star
    DavidsternStar of David
    Sternenbannerstars and stripes (the flag of the USA)
    NATO-Stern — NATO star
    der rote Stern — the red star
  4. a star; the symbol used to rate hotels, movies, etc.
    Fünf-Sterne-Hotel — five-star hotel
  5. (printing, chiefly Sternchen) an asterisk (*)
    • 2007, Klaus M. Rodewig and Amin Negm-Awad, Objective-C und Cocoa: Programmieren unter Apple Mac OS X, 2nd edition, page 83:
      Bei der Deklaration eines Zeigers kann der Stern (Asterisk) sowohl beim Namen der Variablen (int *zahl) als auch beim Datentyp (int* zahl) stehen.
  6. (figuratively, chiefly Sternchen) a star, starlet, celebrity, something or somebody popular
    ein Schlagerstern(chen) — a schlager-music starlet
  7. (meteorology) a stellar crystal, a snow crystal possessing the shape of a star

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Proper nounEdit

Stern m or f (genitive Sterns)

  1. A surname​.

Further readingEdit


HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Stern m (plural Stern, diminutive Sternche)

  1. star

NounEdit

Stern f (plural Sterne)

  1. forehead

Further readingEdit


PolishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Stern.

Proper nounEdit

Stern m pers or f

  1. A masculine surname​.
  2. A feminine surname​.

DeclensionEdit

Masculine surname:

The feminine surname is indeclinable.

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Stern.

Proper nounEdit

Stern m or f

  1. A surname​.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Stern.

Proper nounEdit

Stern m or f

  1. A surname​.