sten

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Danish[edit]

Noun[edit]

sten c (definite singular stenen, indefinite plural sten or stene, definite plural stenene)

  1. stone

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *stāi-.

Noun[edit]

sten m (definite singular stenen, indefinite plural stener, definite plural stenene)

  1. stone

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stainaz. Compare Old English stān, Old High German stein.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stēn m

  1. stone, rock
    • bran all samað stēn endi erða
      The rock burnt all together with the ground
      (Genesis, verse 317)

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *stāi-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sten c

  1. stone;
    1. (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders.
    2. A small piece of stone.

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