שטערן

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Yiddish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

שטערן ‎(shternm, plural שטערן ‎(shtern)

  1. star

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old High German stirna.

Noun[edit]

שטערן ‎(shternm, plural שטערנס ‎(shterns)

  1. forehead

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle High German stœren, from Old High German stōren. 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]