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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German stīf, from Proto-Germanic *stīfaz.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃtaɪ̯f/
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯f
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AdjectiveEdit

steif (comparative steifer, superlative am steifsten)

  1. stiff, rigid

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HunsrikEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German stīf, from Proto-Germanic *stīfaz.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

steif

  1. stiff

Further readingEdit


LuxembourgishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German stīf. Cognate with German steif, Dutch stijf, English stiff

AdjectiveEdit

steif (masculine steiwen, neuter steift, comparative méi steif, superlative am steifsten)

  1. stiff
DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

steif

  1. second-person singular imperative of steiwen