From Middle High German, from Old High German, from Proto-Germanic *stadiz, from Proto-Indo-European *stéh₂tis. Related to English stead, Old High German 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌸𐍃 (staþs, “place”), Danish and Swedish stad, Dutch stad, Yiddish שטאָט (shtot). Cognate to Stadt, Stätte and statt.
Statt f (genitive Statt, no plural)
- (literary) place