stæger

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *staigriz (stair, step, scaffolding), from Proto-Germanic *staigijaną (to cause [one] to ascend), causitive of Proto-Germanic *stīganą (to rise, ascend), from Proto-Indo-European *steygʰ- (to go, rise, step, walk, stride). Akin to Dutch steiger (stair), Dutch Low Saxon steiger (landing), Old English stǣġel (steep, abrupt), Old English stīġan (to climb), Albanian shteg (a path, track). More at sty.

Noun[edit]

stǣġer f, n

  1. stair, step; staircase

Declension[edit]

Feminine
Neuter

Descendants[edit]