See also: stier

Alemannic GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German stier (bull), from Old High German stior (bull, calf of a bull), from Proto-Germanic *steuraz. Cognate with German Stier, Dutch stier, English steer, Icelandic stjór.

NounEdit

Stier m

  1. (Uri) male cattle

SynonymsEdit

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DutchEdit

Signs of the Zodiac
Ram   Tweelingen
Dutch Wikipedia has an article about Stier.

EtymologyEdit

From stier.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

Proper nounEdit

Stier m

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

See alsoEdit

Zodiac signs in Dutch (layout · text)
       
Ram ♈︎ Stier ♉︎ Tweelingen ♊︎ Kreeft ♋︎
       
Leeuw ♌︎ Maagd ♍︎ Weegschaal ♎︎ Schorpioen ♏︎
       
Boogschutter ♐︎ Steenbok ♑︎ Waterman ♒︎ Vissen ♓︎

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.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Stier m (strong, genitive Stieres or Stiers, plural Stiere)

  1. bull
    Synonym: Bulle

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).

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Proper nounEdit

Stier m (strong, genitive Stieres or Stiers, no plural)

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

MeronymsEdit

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Further readingEdit


HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Stier m (plural Stier, diminutive Stierche)

  1. bull

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German stirne, from Old High German stirna, from Proto-West Germanic *stirniju. Cognate with German Stirn.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃtiːr/, [ʃtiə̯], [ˈʃtiː.ɐ]

NounEdit

Stier f (plural Stieren)

  1. forehead
    • 2013, Christiane de Bricasart, Wann d'Rous sech verstoppt fir ze kräischen, →ISBN:
      Beim zweeten Ulaf ass meng Stir nach eng Kéier um Bord vum Dësch gelant.
      On the second attempt, my forehead once again landed on the edge of the table.

Further readingEdit

  • Stier in the Lëtzebuerger Online Dictionnaire