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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Believed to have originated from the eponymous character in the book Stig of the Dump (Clive King, Puffin, 1963, →ISBN.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

stig (plural stigs)

  1. (Britain, pejorative) Someone from a poor background, with poor dress sense.

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See chav.

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FaroeseEdit

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NounEdit

stig n (genitive singular stigs, plural stig)

  1. pace
  2. stair, rung
  3. (dance) step
  4. niveau, level
  5. degree (Celsius etc.)
  6. (sports) score

DeclensionEdit

Declension of stig
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative stig stigið stig stigini
accusative stig stigið stig stigini
dative stigi stiginum stigum stigunum
genitive stigs stigsins stiga stiganna

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IcelandicEdit

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NounEdit

stig n (genitive singular stigs, nominative plural stig)

  1. level syn.
  2. degree syn.
  3. stage syn.
  4. point (unit of scoring in a game or competition)

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Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

stig

  1. imperative of stige

Norwegian NynorskEdit

VerbEdit

stig

  1. present tense of stiga
  2. imperative of stiga

Old EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *stīgō, from *stīganą (climb) ( > stīgan). Cognate with Middle Dutch stige, Old High German stiga. A masculine Germanic variant *stīgaz is indicated by Old High German stic (German Steig), Old Norse stígr (Swedish stig).

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NounEdit

stīġ f (nominative plural stīġa or stīġe)

  1. path (especially steep or narrow)
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DescendantsEdit
  • Middle English: sty

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *stiją. Cognate with Old Norse stí (Danish sti).

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NounEdit

stiġ n (nominative plural stiġ)

  1. hall, building, sty
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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish stīgher, from Old Norse stígr, from Proto-Germanic *stīgu- or Proto-Germanic *stīgi-. Cognate with Danish sti and German Steig. Related with Swedish stiga. See also stig (Old English).

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NounEdit

stig c

  1. path, trail

DeclensionEdit

Declension of stig 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stig stigen stigar stigarna
Genitive stigs stigens stigars stigarnas

VerbEdit

stig

  1. imperative of stiga.