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DanishEdit

NounEdit

stien c

  1. definite singular of sti

ElfdalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, from Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂-.

NounEdit

stien m

  1. stone

InflectionEdit


Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old English stīgan, from Proto-Germanic *stīganą, from Proto-Indo-European *stéygʰeti.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstiːən/, /ˈstɛi̯ən/

VerbEdit

stien

  1. To travel vertically; to ascend or descend:
    1. To drop or tumble downwards; to descend not of one's volition.
    2. To rise or move upwards; to move into the sky:
      1. (figuratively) To aim to increase one's knowledge or virtue.
      2. (figuratively) To increase one's position in society.
      3. (figuratively) To intensify, strengthen, or to be magnified.
      4. (figuratively, rare) To become apparent mentally; to realise.
      5. (rare) To revolt; be angry, protest.
      6. (rare) To get up; to rise from a seat or bed.
    3. To move up a vertical surface; to scale.
    4. To begin to ride; to ascend on to.
    5. (religion) To enter heaven by ascension.
  2. To go or travel towards; to journey or venture.
  3. (rare) To arrive; to make an entrance into.
  4. (rare) To exist or reach upwards.

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: sty (obsolete)

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

stien m

  1. definite singular of sti

Norwegian NynorskEdit

NounEdit

stien m

  1. definite singular of sti

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Frisian stēn, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, from Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂-.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stien c (plural stiennen, diminutive stientsje)

  1. stone

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • stien”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011