stytta

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Danish støtte (pillar, statue, aid), from Middle Low German stutte (support; staff, stick).

Noun[edit]

stytta f (genitive singular styttu, nominative plural styttur)

  1. (obsolete) a pillar or pedestal
  2. a statue
  3. help, aid, support
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse stytta (earlier stynta), from Proto-Germanic *stuntijaną (from *stunti-, *stuntu- “short”, whence Old Norse stuttr, Icelandic stuttur (short).).

Verb[edit]

stytta (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative stytti, supine stytt)

  1. to shorten
  2. to fold up (a long garment such a skirt or pants)
  3. (mathematics) to reduce, to simplify (a fraction)
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