Strand

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See also: strand and štrand

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

So called after the north strand (i.e. shore) of the river Thames.

Pronunciation[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Strand (plural Strands)

  1. A surname.
  2. A street in Westminster running from Trafalgar Square to Fleet Street.
  3. An area surrounding the street in central London, England.
  4. A municipality of Rogaland, Norway.

Usage notes[edit]

  • (street): Though many sources add “the”, official documentation from Westminster City Council calls the road simply “Strand”—not “the Strand”—as do the street name-plates.

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

First attested as Strand (Het) in 1913. Calque of West Frisian It Strân, derived from strân (beach).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: Strand

Proper noun[edit]

Strand n

  1. A hamlet in Súdwest-Fryslân, Friesland, Netherlands.
    Synonym: It Strân (Frisian, unofficial)

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German strant, from Old High German *strand, from Proto-Germanic *strandō. Cognate with English strand (shore; beach). More at strand.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃtʁant/ (Germany)
  • IPA(key): /ʃtrant/ (Austria)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant

Noun[edit]

Strand m (strong, genitive Strandes or Strands, plural Strände)

  1. beach

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Descendants[edit]

  • Hungarian: strand
  • Romanian: ștrand
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: штранд
    Latin: štrand

Further reading[edit]

  • Strand” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Strand” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Strand” in Duden online

Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German strand, from Old High German strant, from Proto-Germanic *strandō. Cognate with German Strand, Dutch strand, English strand, Icelandic strönd.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

Strand m (plural Stränn)

  1. beach

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia no

Proper noun[edit]

Strand

  1. A municipality of Rogaland, Norway.

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Norwegian Nynorsk Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nn

Proper noun[edit]

Strand

  1. A municipality of Rogaland, Norway.

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian *strand, from Proto-Germanic *strandō.

Noun[edit]

Strand m

  1. beach, shore, strand

Swedish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Strand c (genitive Strands)

  1. a surname.