sten

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See also: Sten, stěn, and sten-

Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *staɨn

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Revived Middle Cornish) IPA(key): [stɛːn]
  • (Revived Late Cornish) IPA(key): [steːn]

Noun[edit]

sten m

  1. tin

References[edit]

  • Cornish-English Dictionary from Maga's Online Dictionary
  • 2018, Akademi Kernewek Gerlyver Kernewek (FSS) Cornish Dictionary (SWF) (2018 edition, p.173)

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂-.

Noun[edit]

sten c (singular definite stenen, plural indefinite sten)

  1. stone

Declension[edit]

References[edit]


Middle Low German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (originally) IPA(key): /stɛːn/

Etymology[edit]

From Old Saxon sten, from Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz.

Noun[edit]

sten m

  1. stone

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂-.

Noun[edit]

sten m (definite singular stenen, indefinite plural stener, definite plural stenene)

  1. stone

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz.

Noun[edit]

stēn m

  1. stone

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle Dutch: stêen
    • Dutch: steen
      • Afrikaans: steen
        • Sotho: setene
        • Southern Ndebele: isitina
        • Zulu: isitini
    • Limburgish: stein

Further reading[edit]

  • stēn”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz. Compare Old English stān, Old High German stein.

Noun[edit]

stēn m

  1. stone

Descendants[edit]

  • North Frisian:
    Föhr-Amrum: stian
  • Saterland Frisian: Steen
  • West Frisian: stien

Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *stain, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz. Compare Old English stān, Old High German stein.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stēn m

  1. stone, rock
    • bran all samað stēn endi erða
      The rock burnt all together with the ground
      (Genesis, verse 317)

Declension[edit]


Descendants[edit]


Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Germanic *stainaz.

Noun[edit]

stēn m

  1. stone

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch stem.

Noun[edit]

sten

  1. voice

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Swedish sten, from Old Norse steinn, from Proto-Norse ᛊᛏᚨᛁᚾᚨᛉ (stainaz), from Proto-Germanic *stainaz, ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European *steyh₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

sten c

  1. stone
  2. (uncountable) A hard earthen substance that can form large rocks and boulders.
  3. A small piece of stone.
    Han har en liten sten.
    He has a small stone.

Declension[edit]

Declension of sten 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative sten stenen stenar stenarna
Genitive stens stenens stenars stenarnas

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