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Stier

See also: stier

DutchEdit

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Dutch Wikipedia has an article about Stier.

EtymologyEdit

From stier.

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Stier m

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German stier (bull), from Old High German stior (bull, calf of a bull). From Proto-Germanic *steuraz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)táwros.

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NounEdit

Stier m (genitive Stiers or Stieres, plural Stiere)

  1. bull
  2. (astrology) Taurus

Usage notesEdit

  • Stier is used in all contexts in the southern half of the language area. It is rare, however, in agricultural contexts in northern and central Germany (→ Bulle).

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