ster

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See also: stêr, Stèr, and -ster

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch ster, from Middle Dutch sterne, sterre, from Old Dutch sterno, sterro, from Proto-Germanic *sternô, *sternǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

ster (plural sterre, diminutive sterretjie)

  1. star

Breton[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *ster, from Proto-Celtic *sterā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

ster f (singulative sterenn)

  1. stars
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ster m (plural sterioù)

  1. sense, meaning

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

ster m (plural sterioù)

  1. stere

Cornish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Celtic *sterā, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

ster f (singulative steren)

  1. stars

Dutch[edit]

Dutch Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia nl

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch sterre, sterne, from Old Dutch sterro, sterno, from Proto-Germanic *sternô, *sternǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stɛr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ster
  • Rhymes: -ɛr

Noun[edit]

ster m or f (plural sterren, diminutive sterretje n)

  1. star
  2. (historical, otherwise archaic) any luminous astronomical or meteorological phenomenon
  3. star (person)
    1. one who excels in something
    2. celebrity
  4. (television) short advertisement

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: ster
  • Indonesian: seter

Anagrams[edit]


Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia pl

Etymology[edit]

From German Steuer.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

ster m inan

  1. (nautical) helm (steering apparatus of a ship)
  2. (nautical) rudder
  3. yoke (control wheel of an aircraft)
  4. (aeronautics) control surface (of an aircraft)
  5. (figuratively) management
    Synonyms: zarządzanie, kierowanie

Declension[edit]

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Further reading[edit]

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

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English steorra, from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Noun[edit]

ster

  1. a star

Synonyms[edit]