ständig

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ständig (not comparable)

  1. permanent, incessant
  2. persistent

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Adverb[edit]

ständig

  1. permanently
  2. incessantly

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

stånd +‎ -ig, similar to German ständig. The Swedish/German verb stå/stehen (to stand) is the basis for the noun stånd/Stand (standing), which can mean both upright standing (without support) and still standing (without movement or change). The still-standing meaning with umlaut and the -ig ending forms the adjective ständig. However, in some compounds (e.g. självständig/selbständig), the same transformation is based on the upright-standing meaning.

Adjective[edit]

ständig

  1. permanent
  2. incessant

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