See also: Stieren

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Pronunciation edit

  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -irən

Noun edit

stieren

  1. plural of stier

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Etymology 1 edit

From the verbalization of Stier (bull), due to the stare of a bull, from Middle High German stier (bull), from Old High German stior (bull, calf of a bull). From Proto-Germanic *steuraz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)táwros.

Verb edit

stieren (weak, third-person singular present stiert, past tense stierte, past participle gestiert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to stare at
    Synonyms: anstarren, starren
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Further reading edit

  • stieren” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • stieren” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • stieren” in Duden online
  • stieren” in OpenThesaurus.de

Etymology 2 edit

From Middle High German stüren, stürn. Related to stören. Compare Bavarian stierln.

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Verb edit

stieren (weak, third-person singular present stiert, past tense stierte, past participle gestiert, auxiliary haben)

  1. (Austria, Bavaria) to poke around, to search about
    Synonyms: herumstochern, herumstöbern
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