See also: Steden

Dutch

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈsteːdə(n)/
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  • Rhymes: -eːdən

Etymology 1

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From Middle Dutch steden, staden. Equivalent to stad +‎ -en and shows the effect of historical umlaut. The verb derived from the sense of stad meaning "place" in general, which is now obsolete.

Alternative forms

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Verb

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steden

  1. (transitive, obsolete) to place
  2. (transitive, obsolete) to hold in place
Inflection
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Conjugation of steden (weak)
infinitive steden
past singular steedde
past participle gesteed
infinitive steden
gerund steden n
present tense past tense
1st person singular steed steedde
2nd person sing. (jij) steedt steedde
2nd person sing. (u) steedt steedde
2nd person sing. (gij) steedt steedde
3rd person singular steedt steedde
plural steden steedden
subjunctive sing.1 stede steedde
subjunctive plur.1 steden steedden
imperative sing. steed
imperative plur.1 steedt
participles stedend gesteed
1) Archaic.
Derived terms
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Etymology 2

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Noun

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steden

  1. plural of stad

Anagrams

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Middle English

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Etymology 1

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From stede (place) +‎ -en (infinitival suffix), with influence from Old Norse steðja (to stop, place).

Alternative forms

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈstɛːdən/, /ˈstɛdən/

Verb

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steden (third-person singular simple present stedeth, present participle stedynge, first-/third-person singular past indicative stedde, past participle sted)

  1. To put or place (in a location)
  2. (figuratively) To place in a situation; to trouble with.
  3. To linger; to stay still.
  4. To stop or cease (moving, from doing)
  5. (rare) To set up; to prepare.
  6. (rare) To be useful or helpful.
Conjugation
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Descendants
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  • English: stead
  • Scots: steid, sted
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Etymology 2

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Inherited from Old English stēdan, equivalent to stede (steed) +‎ -en (plural suffix).

Noun

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steden

  1. plural of stede (steed)