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Middle EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Old English stingan, from Proto-Germanic *stinganą.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈstinɡən/, /ˈstindʒən/

VerbEdit

stingen

  1. To impale or gore with a piercing instrument.
  2. To sting (to bite, usually using a stinger)
  3. To put inside of; to perform insertion.
  4. (usually in the past participle) To afflict or injure.
  5. (figuratively) To copulate; to have sex.

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NounEdit

stingen m

  1. definite singular of sting