שטערן

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Yiddish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Litvish, Poylish) IPA(key): [ˈʃtɛʁən]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German stërne, stërn, from Old High German sterno, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ, *sternô, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

שטערן (shternm, plural שטערן (shtern)

  1. star

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle High German stirne, from Old High German stirna, from Proto-West Germanic *stirniju.

Noun[edit]

שטערן (shternm, plural שטערנס(shterns)

  1. forehead

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle High German stœren, from Old High German stōren, from Proto-Germanic *staurijaną (to destroy, disturb). Cognate with German stören, Dutch storen. Also related with English stir.

Verb[edit]

שטערן (shtern) (past participle געשטערט(geshtert))

  1. to hinder, to prevent, to obstruct
Conjugation[edit]