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sten

See also: Sten

DanishEdit

NounEdit

sten c (definite singular stenen, indefinite plural sten or stene, definite plural stenene)

  1. stone

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *stāi-.

NounEdit

sten m (definite singular stenen, indefinite plural stener, definite plural stenene)

  1. stone

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Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *stainaz. Compare Old English stān, Old High German stein.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stēn m

  1. stone, rock
    • bran all samað stēn endi erða
      The rock burnt all together with the ground
      (Genesis, verse 317)

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish sten, from Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *stāi-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

sten c

  1. stone;
    1. (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders.
    2. A small piece of stone.

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