sterre

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Afrikaans[edit]

Noun[edit]

sterre

  1. plural of ster

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

sterre f

  1. star

Inflection[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: ster
    • Afrikaans: ster
    • Indonesian: seter
  • Limburgish: stèr, stèrn
  • West Flemish: sterre

Further reading[edit]


Middle English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old English steorra, in turn from Proto-Germanic *sternǭ. Ultimately descended from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

sterre (plural sterres or sterren)

  1. star
    • (Can we date this quote?) The Book of the Duchess:
      I dar wel putte thee out of doute −− To make of thee as yet a sterre.
      I dare well put thee out of doubt -- To make of thee as yet a star.

Descendants[edit]