Stock

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See also: stock, Stöck, -stock, and stock-

English[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Stock

  1. A village in Essex, England.
  2. A surname​.

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Central Franconian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stoc, from Old High German stoc, from Proto-Germanic *stukkaz.

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Noun[edit]

Stock m (plural Stöck or Stäck, diminutive Stöckelche or Stäckelche)

  1. (most dialects) stick; staff
  2. (most dialects) floor; storey; level

Usage notes[edit]

  • The inflected forms with -ö- are Ripuarian, those with -ä- are Moselle Franconian.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German stoc, from Old High German stoc, from Proto-Germanic *stukkaz..

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃtɔk/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Stock m (genitive Stockes, plural Stöcke or Stöcker, diminutive Stöckchen n)

  1. stick, staff, broken-off twig
    Ich weiss nicht, wo ich den Stock gelassen habe; haben sie ihn nicht gesehen?
    I don't know where I've left the staff; haven't you seen it?
  2. floor, storey (UK), story (US), level
    im dritten Stockon the third floor (UK counting)/fourth floor (US counting)
  3. stock, supply (but only in some contexts and much less common than in English)
  4. (card games) pile of undealt cards, deck
  5. the entirety of roots of a plant; stock
  6. (short for Bienenstock) hive; beehive

Usage notes[edit]

  • The standard plural is Stöcke.
  • The alternative plural Stöcker is used in northern and eastern Germany (chiefly in colloquial usage).
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Hunsrik[edit]

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Noun[edit]

Stock m (plural Steck, diminutive Steckche)

  1. stick
  2. bush, shrub
  3. tree trunk

Noun[edit]

Stock m (plural Steck)

  1. apartment, flat

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