Star

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See also: star, stár, står, and Stär

English[edit]

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Star

  1. A surname​.
  2. A hamlet in Lamont County, Alberta, Canada.
  3. A hamlet in Shipham civil parish, Somerset, England.
  4. A work settlement in the Dyatkovsky District, Bryansk Oblast, Russia.
  5. A village in the Maryovsky District, Novgorod Oblast, Russia.
  6. A small village in Fife council area, Scotland, also known as Star of Markinch.
  7. A city in Idaho.
  8. An unincorporated community in Munising Township, Alger County, Michigan.
  9. An unincorporated community in Rankin County, Mississippi.
  10. An unincorporated community in Holt County, Nebraska.
  11. A small town in Montgomery County, North Carolina.
  12. An unincorporated community in Mills County, Texas.
  13. A hamlet in Pembrokeshire, Wales.
  14. A small settlement near the village of Gaerwen, Isle of Anglesey, Wales.
  15. (Britain, rail transport) Star class, a class of steam locomotives used on the GWR.

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German[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old High German stara, itself akin to Old Norse stari (whence Danish stær and Icelandic stari) and Latin sturnus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃtaːɐ̯/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ʃtaː/ (common; especially northern and central Germany)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: starr (nonstandard)

Noun[edit]

Star m (genitive Stares, plural Stare)

  1. starling
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Etymology 2[edit]

Derived from starr (rigid). Danish stær (cataract) is borrowed from German Star.

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Noun[edit]

Star m (genitive Stares, plural Stare)

  1. cataract (an eye disease, leucoma)
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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from English star.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /staːɐ̯/, /ʃtaːɐ̯/ (standard; the former is more frequent)
  • IPA(key): /staː/, /ʃtaː/ (common; particularly northern and central Germany)

Noun[edit]

Star m (genitive Stars, plural Stars)

  1. celebrity
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Further reading[edit]

  • Star in Duden online
  • Star in Duden online