stêr

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See also: ster, Stèr, and -ster

Breton[edit]

stêr (rivière in French)

Etymology[edit]

From Old Breton staer, from Proto-Celtic *stagrā, from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂g- (to seep, drip) (compare Latin stāgnum (pond, pool), Ancient Greek στάζω (stázō, to drip)).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stêr f (plural stêrioù)

  1. river
    Synonyms: richer, avon

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Matasović, Ranko (2009) Etymological Dictionary of Proto-Celtic (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 9), Leiden: Brill, →ISBN, page 353–4

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Iranian *Hstā́ (compare Persian ستاره(setâre), Pashto ستوری(storay), Ossetian стъалы (st’aly), Avestan 𐬯𐬙𐬀𐬭(star)), from Proto-Indo-Iranian *Hstar- (compare Sanskrit तारा (tārā)), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr (compare Latin stēlla, Tocharian A śre, English star).

Noun[edit]

stêr f

  1. star (a luminous celestial body)
  2. star, celebrity

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