stigan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stīganą, from Proto-Indo-European *steygʰ-. Cognate with Old Saxon stīgan (Dutch stijgen), Old High German stīgan (German steigen), Old Norse stíga (Swedish stiga), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌴𐌹𐌲𐌰𐌽 (steigan). The Indo-European root is also the source of Ancient Greek στείχειν (steíkhein, step, stride) and possibly Latin ve-stīgium (footstep, trace).

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stīgan

  1. to go
  2. to go up, ascend, climb

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Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stīganą, whence also Old English stīgan.

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stīgan

  1. to climb up, ascend

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