stapel

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈstaː.pəl/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sta‧pel

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch stapel, from Old Dutch stapal, from Proto-Germanic *stapulaz.

Noun[edit]

stapel m (plural stapels, diminutive stapeltje n)

  1. pile
  2. (archaic) basis, foundation, pedestal
  3. (historical, trade) stockpile, stock
  4. (lutherie) sound post
    Synonyms: ziel

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch stapel.

Noun[edit]

stapel m (plural stapels)

  1. (obsolete, dialectal) grasshopper (or alternatively, cricket)
    • 1597, Karel van Mander, "Vijfd' Ecloga, oft Boer-liedt", Bucolica en Georgica, dat is, Ossen-stal en Landt-werck, page 30.
      Soo lang Wildt swijn berg-top, en visch de vliet / Bemint: oock Bye van Thijm haer aes geniet / En Stapel oock van douw', soo langh sal blijven: / V eer en naem, en loflijck groot beclijven.
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    • 1636, Johan de Brune (de Oude), "Emblemata X", Emblemata of Zinne-werck, page 80.
      De godvruchtighe, zeght erghens een, zijn ghelijck de mieren, die eerst moede, dan blijde zijn: maer de godlooze, gelijck de stapels, of sprinck-hanen, die eerst zinghen, en dan droeve en bekommert zijn.
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Etymology 3[edit]

See etymology on the main entry.

Verb[edit]

stapel

  1. first-person singular present indicative of stapelen
  2. imperative of stapelen

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German[edit]

Verb[edit]

stapel

  1. First-person singular present of stapeln.
  2. Imperative singular of stapeln.

Swedish[edit]

Noun[edit]

stapel c

  1. a stack, a pile
  2. a bar (in a bar graph)
  3. a dock and slipway (in a shipyard)
    det nya skeppet ska gå av stapeln på tisdag
    the new ship will leave the dock (and enter the water for its maiden tour) on Tuesday
    tävlingen går av stapeln på tisdag
    the competition is held on Tuesday

Declension[edit]

Declension of stapel 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stapel stapeln staplar staplarna
Genitive stapels stapelns staplars staplarnas

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