See also: stāv, sťav, šťav, and šťáv

Czech

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): [ˈstaf]
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Etymology 1

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Inherited from Old Czech stav, from Proto-Slavic *stavъ.

Noun

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stav m inan (related adjective stavový)

  1. stance
  2. state (condition)
  3. (computing) state
  4. (economics) state
  5. loom (frame)
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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stav

  1. second-person singular imperative of stavět
    Synonym: stavěj

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stav

  1. second-person singular imperative of stavit

Further reading

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  • stav in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • stav in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989
  • stav in Internetová jazyková příručka

Norwegian Bokmål

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Verb

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stav

  1. imperative of stave

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Norwegian Nynorsk

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Etymology

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From Old Norse stafr, from Proto-Germanic *stabaz.

Noun

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stav m (definite singular staven, indefinite plural stavar, definite plural stavane)

  1. a staff, a rod
  2. a letter (in the runic alphabet, sometimes also in the Latin alphabet)

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Male given names:

Serbo-Croatian

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Etymology

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Inherited from Proto-Slavic *stavъ.

Mathematical and musical senses are probably taken from German Satz.

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Noun

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stȁv m (Cyrillic spelling ста̏в)

  1. posture, stance, position
  2. attitude, opinion, sentiment
  3. (music) movement
  4. (mathematics) theorem, proposition

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Swedish

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Alternative forms

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  • staf (pre-1906 spelling)

Etymology

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From Old Swedish staver, from Old Norse stafr, from Proto-Norse ᛋᛏᚼᛒᚼ (staba), from Proto-Germanic *stabaz.

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Noun

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stav c

  1. a staff, a rod
  2. a pole (mostly of ski poles and poles used for jumping)
    Sysslar man med t.ex. stavhopp eller skidåkning så håller man i stavar
    If you're someone who practices for example pole vaulting or skiing, you're holding (ski) poles
  3. (anatomy) a rod (rod cell in the eye)
  4. (sports) pole vault
    Synonym: stavhopp
  5. a letter (in the runic alphabet, sometimes also in the Latin alphabet)

Declension

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Declension of stav 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stav staven stavar stavarna
Genitive stavs stavens stavars stavarnas

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