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See also: stíga and štiga

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LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

stiga

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of stigt
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of stigt

Norwegian NynorskEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse stíga.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

stiga (present tense stig, past tense steig, past participle stige, present participle stigande, imperative stig)

  1. to rise, move upwards
    Prisane stig.The prices are rising.
    Fuglen steig til vers.The bird rose into the sky.
  2. to step (take a step), get on or get off (bus, train)
    • 1982, Ragnar Hovland, Sveve over vatna:
      Det hadde begynt å regne då eg steig av bussen med koffertane mine []
      It had started raining when I stepped off the bus with my suitcases []

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Old High GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *stiją. Cognate with English sty.

NounEdit

stīga n

  1. cage for animals, stall

DescendantsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish stīgha, from Old Norse stíga, from Proto-Germanic *stīganą. Cognate with Danish stige, Norwegian stige, English sty, German steigen, Dutch stijgen.

PronunciationEdit

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VerbEdit

stiga

  1. to step; to move the foot in walking
  2. (intransitive) to rise, to increase

ConjugationEdit

Related termsEdit