Steg

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See also: steg and šteg

German[edit]

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 Steg on German Wikipedia

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German steg. Germanic cognates include Gothic 𐍃𐍄𐌰𐌹𐌲𐌰 (staiga, way), non-Germanic ones: Russian стезя́ (stezjá), Lithuanian stiga, Ancient Greek στίχος (stíkhos), Albanian shteg.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃteːk/, [ʃteːkʰ]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Steg m (strong, genitive Steges or Stegs, plural Stege)

  1. A path, footbridge, or catwalk, usually made of wooden planks, often over water or wet or muddy ground; a jetty; a gangplank; duckboards.
  2. (by extension) a bridge-like or connecting piece or part of certain objects.
    1. (music) the saddle or bridge of a stringed instrument
    2. the bridge of a pair of glasses
      Synonym: Brillensteg
    3. a foot strap or stirrup on leggings

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Proper noun[edit]

Steg n (proper noun, genitive Stegs or (optionally with an article) Steg)

  1. A village in Triesenberg, Liechtenstein

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