stillan

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stillijaną (to make still, silence), a derivative of *stillijaz, whence Old English stille. Compare Old Saxon stillian, Old High German stillen and Old Norse stilla.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

stillan

  1. (intransitive) become calm, abate, subside
  2. (transitive) calm, pacify, assuage (+ dative or accusative)

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