stíga

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See also: stiga and štiga

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stíga, from Proto-Germanic *stīganą.

Verb[edit]

stíga ‎(third person singular past indicative steig, third person plural past indicative stigu, supine stigið)

  1. to step, to stride

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Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stíga, from Proto-Germanic *stīganą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

stíga ‎(strong verb, third-person singular past indicative steig, third-person plural past indicative stigu, supine stigið)

  1. (transitive, intransitive, takes the accusative) to step, to take a step syn.
    Hann steig eitt skref til hægri.
    He took one step to the right.
  2. (intransitive) to rise, to increase syn.

Conjugation[edit]

Note: the past forms sté, stést are less common than steig, steigst, and are usually regarded as archaic.

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