sted

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See also: STED, STed, and stêd

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle English sted, from Old English stede (place, spot, locality).

Noun[edit]

sted (plural steds)

  1. Obsolete form of stead.
    • 1500, Le Bone Florence of Rome
      They dud wyth hym as wyth þe dedd; They beryed hym in a ryall stedd.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, “(please specify the book)”, in The Faerie Queene. [], London: [] [John Wolfe] for William Ponsonbie, OCLC 960102938:
      And false Duessa in her sted had borne
    • 1927, Hélène Adeline Guerber, Myths of Greece and Rome[1], Library of Alexandria, →ISBN:
      But in the gloomy court was rais'd a bed, / Stuff'd with black plumes, and on an ebon sted

Adverb[edit]

sted (not comparable)

  1. (journalism, slang) short for instead of
    • 2010 February 22, “Hong Kong rejoices over Berlin film prize”, in Long Island Press[2], retrieved 2012-07-25:
      (This version CORRECTS Corrects title of movie to ‘Echoes of the Rainbow’ sted ‘Echoes of a Rainbow.’)
    • 2010 May 10, Vicki Smith, Holbrook Mohr, “Gulf Oil Spill: Unemployed Fishermen Struggling To Get By”, in Huffington Post[3], retrieved 2012-07-25:
      Eds: CORRECTS name of city to 'Pass Christian' sted 'Port'. Moving on general news and financial services. AP Video.

References[edit]

  • Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia Supplement, Vol. XII, Page 1269, sted, steddy

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse staðr (place; city), from Proto-Germanic *stadiz. Cognate with German Statt and English stead, which are both restricted in their use. The meaning "city" is found in the cognates Danish stad, Swedish stad (city), and German Stadt (city).

The Danish form sted has its vowel from the plural, cf. stæder (cities).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sted n (singular definite stedet, plural indefinite steder)

  1. place
  2. spot
  3. passage, text
  4. homestead
  5. stead
    Jeg tog til kongen i min fars sted.
    I went to the king in my father's stead.
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Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈsd̥ɛˀð], [ˈsd̥ɛðˀ]

Verb[edit]

sted

  1. imperative of stede

Middle English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

sted

  1. Alternative form of stede (place)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

sted

  1. Alternative form of steden

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Danish sted, from Old Danish stath, stæth, from Old Norse staðr m.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sted n (definite singular stedet, indefinite plural steder, definite plural stedene)

  1. a place

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Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) stad
  • (Vallader) stà

Etymology[edit]

From Latin aestās, aestātem.

Noun[edit]

sted m (plural steds)

  1. (Puter) summer