stoßen

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German[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Old High German stōzan from Proto-Germanic *stautaną. Akin to Old Norse stauta and steyta (whence Danish støde), Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌿𐍄𐌰𐌽 (stautan). Non-Germanic cognates include Latin tundo. Compare Sanskrit तुदति (tudati, to strike, goad).

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stoßen (class 7 strong, third-person singular simple present stößt, past tense stieß, past participle gestoßen, auxiliary haben)

  1. (transitive) to push; to shove; to thrust
  2. (transitive or reflexive) to bump; to knock; to strike; to hurt
  3. (reflexive, figuratively, with an) to take exception (to something)
  4. (intransitive) to jolt; to kick; to thrust

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stoßen

  1. (intransitive, with an or gegen) to bump (into something); to knock (against something)
  2. (intransitive, with auf) to come (across something); to happen (upon something); to stumble (upon something)

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