Stavanger

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English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Stavanger

  1. A municipality of Rogaland, Norway. It is also the third largest city in Norway after Oslo and Bergen.

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Autumn in Stavanger.

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Stafangr, first part stafr (staff) from Proto-Germanic *stabaz (staff, stick), from Proto-Indo-European *stebʰ- (to stand still, harden) + last part angr (sorrow, distress, injury), from Proto-Germanic *angazaz (worry, grief, anxiety), from Pre-Germanic *h₂enǵʰos, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂enǵʰ- (to constrict, tighten, compress).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /staˈʋaŋːər/
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  • Rhymes: -ər
  • Hyphenation: Sta‧vang‧er

Proper noun[edit]

Stavanger

  1. Stavanger (a city and municipality of Rogaland, Norway)
  2. Stavanger (a historical county from 1662 to 1919, roughly equivalent to modern day Rogaland, Norway)

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Vågen seen from the air
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse Stafangr, a compound of stafr +‎ angr. Akin to Stavang. The meanings of the composite words are straightforward, but what exactly they refer to is unclear.[1]

Proper noun[edit]

Stavanger (genitive Stavangers)

  1. A city and municipality, a in Rogaland, Norway.
  2. (now historical) A former county (amt) in Norway, from 1662 to 1919, roughly equivalent to modern-day Rogaland.

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References[edit]

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 Inge Særheim (2007), “Stavanger”, in Stadnamn i Rogaland [Place Names in Rogaland] (in Norwegian Nynorsk), Fagbokforlaget, →ISBN, page 216

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