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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Dutch[edit]

Signs of the Zodiac
Ram Taurus symbol.png Tweelingen
Dutch Wikipedia has an article about Stier.

Etymology[edit]

From stier.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Stier m

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

See also[edit]

Zodiac signs in Dutch (layout · text)
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Ram ♈︎ Stier ♉︎ Tweelingen ♊︎ Kreeft ♋︎
Emoji u264c.svg Emoji u264d.svg Emoji u264e.svg Emoji u264f.svg
Leeuw ♌︎ Maagd ♍︎ Weegschaal ♎︎ Schorpioen ♏︎
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Boogschutter ♐︎ Steenbok ♑︎ Waterman ♒︎ Vissen ♓︎

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

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).

Declension[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Stier m (genitive Stiers or Stieres, no plural)

  1. (astronomy, astrology) Taurus

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Further reading[edit]


Hunsrik[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Stier m (plural Stier, diminutive Stierche)

  1. bull

Further reading[edit]


Luxembourgish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stirne, from Old High German stirna, from Proto-West Germanic *stirniju. Cognate with German Stirn.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃtiːr/, [ʃtiə̯], [ˈʃtiː.ɐ]

Noun[edit]

Stier f (plural Stieren)

  1. forehead
    • 2013, Christiane de Bricasart, Wann d'Rous sech verstoppt fir ze kräischen, →ISBN:
      Beim zweeten Ulaf ass meng Stir nach eng Kéier um Bord vum Dësch gelant.
      On the second attempt, my forehead once again landed on the edge of the table.

Further reading[edit]

  • Stier in the Lëtzebuerger Online Dictionnaire