steppen

See also: Steppen

DanishEdit

NounEdit

steppen c

  1. definite singular of steppe

Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English stæppan, steppan, from Proto-Germanic *stapjaną.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstɛpən/, /ˈstapən/

VerbEdit

steppen

  1. (transitive, intransitive) To step; to place one's foot down.
  2. (transitive, intransitive) To step onto; to lift one's foot onto a higher place.
  3. (transitive, intransitive) To go; to walk or move:
    1. To go to a specified location; to travel or take oneself.
    2. (figuratively) To move onwards; to keep doing something .

Usage notesEdit

This verb tends to become weak in later Middle English.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: step
  • Scots: stap, stop, step

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

steppen m

  1. definite singular of steppe