Stier

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Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stier (bull), from Old High German stior (bull, calf of a bull), from Proto-Germanic *steuraz. Cognate with German Stier, Dutch stier, English steer, Icelandic stjór.

Noun[edit]

Stier m

  1. (Uri) male cattle

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References[edit]

  • “Stier” in Abegg, Emil, (1911) Die Mundart von Urseren (Beiträge zur Schweizerdeutschen Grammatik. IV.) [The Dialect of Urseren], Frauenfeld, Switzerland: Huber & co.

Dutch[edit]

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Dutch Wikipedia has an article about Stier.

Etymology[edit]

From stier.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Stier m

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stier (bull), from Old High German stior (bull, calf of a bull), from Proto-Germanic *steuraz, from Proto-Indo-European *(s)táwros.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Stier m (genitive Stiers or Stieres, plural Stiere)

  1. bull
  2. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

Usage notes[edit]

  • Stier is used in all contexts in the southern half of the language area. It is rare, however, in agricultural contexts in northern and central Germany (→ Bulle).

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Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Stier m (plural Stier, diminutive Stierche)

  1. bull

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