stæger

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Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Germanic *staigriz ‎(stair, step, scaffolding), from Proto-Germanic *staigijaną ‎(to cause [one] to ascend), causitive of Proto-Germanic *stīganą ‎(to rise, ascend), from Proto-Indo-European *steygʰ- ‎(to go, rise, step, walk, stride). Akin to Dutch steiger ‎(stair), Dutch Low Saxon steiger ‎(landing), Old English stǣġel ‎(steep, abrupt), Old English stīġan ‎(to climb), Albanian shteg ‎(a path, track). More at sty.

Noun[edit]

stǣġer f, n

  1. stair, step; staircase

Declension[edit]

Feminine
Neuter

Descendants[edit]