See also: Sten, stěn, and sten-

CornishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Brythonic *staɨn

PronunciationEdit

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [stɛːn]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [steːn]

NounEdit

sten m

  1. tin

ReferencesEdit

  • Cornish-English Dictionary from Maga's Online Dictionary
  • 2018, Akademi Kernewek Gerlyver Kernewek (FSS) Cornish Dictionary (SWF) (2018 edition, p.173)

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /steːn/, [ˈsd̥eˀn]

NounEdit

sten c (singular definite stenen, plural indefinite sten)

  1. stone

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Middle Low GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (originally) IPA(key): /stɛːn/

EtymologyEdit

From Old Saxon sten, from Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz.

NounEdit

sten m

  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 *steyh₂-.

NounEdit

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

  1. stone

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Old DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz.

NounEdit

stēn m

  1. stone

Alternative formsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle Dutch: stêen
    • Dutch: steen
      • Afrikaans: steen
        • Sotho: setene
        • Southern Ndebele: isitina
        • Zulu: isitini
    • Limburgish: stein

Further readingEdit

  • stēn”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old FrisianEdit

 
Ēn stēn.

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, from Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂- (to stiffen). Compare Old English stān, Old Saxon stēn, Old Dutch stēn and Old High German stein.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsteːn/, [ˈstɛːn]

NounEdit

stēn m

  1. stone

DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Bremmer, Rolf H. (2009) An Introduction to Old Frisian: History, Grammar, Reader, Glossary, Amsterdam: John Benjamins Publishing Company, →ISBN

Old SaxonEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-West Germanic *stain, 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)

DeclensionEdit


DescendantsEdit


Old SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz.

NounEdit

stēn m

  1. stone

DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit


Sranan TongoEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Dutch stem.

NounEdit

sten

  1. voice

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 *steyh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /steːn/
  • (file)

NounEdit

sten c

  1. stone
  2. (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders.
  3. A small piece of stone.
    Han har en liten sten.
    He has a small stone.

DeclensionEdit

Declension of sten 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sten stenen stenar stenarna
Genitive stens stenens stenars stenarnas

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