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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

stilla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative stillti, supine stillt)

  1. (transitive) to calm, to still
  2. (transitive) to adjust
  3. (transitive, of a musical instrument) to tune
  4. (reflexive) to calm down

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SynonymsEdit

  • (to tune (an instrument)): stemma

ItalianEdit

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Diminutive from stīria (frozen drop, icicle), possibly ultimately from Ancient Greek στίλη (stílē, minute particle, a drop).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

stilla f (genitive stillae); first declension

  1. a drop (of a liquid)
  2. (figuratively) a drop, small quantity

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stilla stillae
genitive stillae stillārum
dative stillae stillīs
accusative stillam stillās
ablative stillā stillīs
vocative stilla stillae

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MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Sicilian stidda, from Latin stēlla. The plural is formed according to a pattern common in inherited words.

ProunciationEdit

NounEdit

stilla f (plural stilel)

  1. star

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

stilla f

  1. definite singular of stille

Etymology 2Edit

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

stilla (present tense stiller, past tense stilte, past participle stilt, present participle stillande, imperative still)

  1. to place, put, position
    Eg stiller denne vasen på bordet.
    I place this vase on the table.
  2. to assume a certain position, literally or figuratively
    Still deg inn til veggen!
    Stand against the wall!
    Ho stilte til val.
    She ran for office.
    Han stilte seg tvilande til dette.
    He doubted this (He assumed a doubting position towards this)
    Eg stiller på fem minutt om du treng meg.
    I will be there in five minutes if you need me.

Etymology 3Edit

From Old Norse stilla. Akin to English still.

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VerbEdit

stilla (present tense stiller, past tense stilte, past participle stilt, present participle stillande, imperative still)

  1. to stop, alleviate (only in certain contexts, or poetic/archaic)
    Eg stilte den verste svolten med eit eple.
    I alleviated the worst of my hunger with an apple.

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Old SwedishEdit

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German stille, from Old Saxon stilli, from Proto-Germanic *stillijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *stel-.

AdjectiveEdit

stilla

  1. still, calm

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Etymology 2Edit

From Old Swedish stilla, from Old Norse stilla, from Proto-Germanic *stillijaną.

VerbEdit

stilla (present stillar, preterite stillade, supine stillat, imperative stilla)

  1. to still
  2. to make quiet

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