stary

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See also: starý, Stary, and стары

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

stare +‎ -y

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Adjective[edit]

stary (comparative starier, superlative stariest)

  1. Alternative spelling of starey
    • 1980, Stephen King, The Mist
      Buddy Eagleton was ahead of Reppler and he turned to run, his eyes wide and stary.

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

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Adjective[edit]

stary (comparative staršy, superlative nejstaršy)

  1. old
    Antonyms: młody, nowy
    • 1998, Erwin Hannusch, chapter 1, Niedersorbisch praktisch und verständlich, Bautzen: Domowina Verlag, →ISBN, page 20:
      Tšochu dalej su Stare wiki.
      Somewhat further on is the Old Market.

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Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈsta.rɨ/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: sta‧ry
  • Rhymes: -arɨ

Adjective[edit]

stary (comparative starszy, superlative najstarszy, adverb staro)

  1. old (in the late stage of life)
    Antonym: młody
  2. old (having existed for a long time, or having known something for a long time)
    Antonym: nowy

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Noun[edit]

stary m pers (feminine stara)

  1. (slang, derogatory) father
  2. (slang, derogatory) old man
  3. (slang, derogatory) husband
  4. (slang) boss
  5. (slang) friend

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Further reading[edit]

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

Upper Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

Adjective[edit]

stary

  1. old

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