stara

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Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English star.

Noun[edit]

stara

  1. (colloquial) star: talented or famous person; celebrity; leading actor

Declension[edit]

Inflection of stara (Kotus type 9/kala, no gradation)
nominative stara starat
genitive staran starojen
partitive staraa staroja
illative staraan staroihin
singular plural
nominative stara starat
accusative nom. stara starat
gen. staran
genitive staran starojen
starainrare
partitive staraa staroja
inessive starassa staroissa
elative starasta staroista
illative staraan staroihin
adessive staralla staroilla
ablative staralta staroilta
allative staralle staroille
essive starana staroina
translative staraksi staroiksi
instructive staroin
abessive staratta staroitta
comitative staroineen
Possessive forms of stara (type kala)
possessor singular plural
1st person starani staramme
2nd person starasi staranne
3rd person staransa

Synonyms[edit]

  • (talented or famous person etc.): tähti

Anagrams[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse stara, from Proto-Germanic *starjaną.

Verb[edit]

stara

  1. (intransitive) to stare
Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

stara

  1. indefinite accusative singular of stari
  2. indefinite dative singular of stari
  3. indefinite genitive singular of stari
  4. indefinite accusative plural of stari
  5. indefinite genitive plural of stari

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

stara

  1. inflection of starare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

Anagrams[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Noun[edit]

stara f (4th declension)

  1. leg (of trousers)
    Šo džinsu kreisajā starā ir caurums.
    The left leg of these jeans has a tear.
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Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

stara m

  1. genitive singular form of stars

Lower Sorbian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stara

  1. feminine nominative singular of stary

Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsta.ra/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From stary +‎ -a.

Noun[edit]

stara f (masculine stary)

  1. (slang, derogatory) mother
  2. (slang, derogatory) old woman
  3. (slang, derogatory) wife
  4. (slang) female boss
  5. (slang) female friend
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Adjective[edit]

stara

  1. feminine nominative/vocative singular of stary

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb[edit]

stara

  1. third-person singular present of starać

Further reading[edit]

  • stara in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • stara in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stara

  1. inflection of star:
    1. feminine nominative/vocative singular
    2. indefinite masculine/neuter genitive singular
    3. indefinite animate masculine accusative singular
    4. neuter nominative/accusative/vocative plural

Verb[edit]

stara (Cyrillic spelling стара)

  1. third-person singular present of starati

Noun[edit]

stȃra f (Cyrillic spelling ста̑ра)

  1. old woman
  2. (slang) mother, mum, mom

Declension[edit]