stert

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dialectal Dutch stert, variant of staart, from Middle Dutch stert.

Noun[edit]

stert (plural sterte, diminutive stertjie)

  1. tail

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Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *stert, from Proto-Germanic *stertaz.

Noun[edit]

stert m

  1. tail
  2. behind, backside (of a human)
  3. back part of something

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: staart
  • Limburgish: stert
  • West Flemish: steirt

Further reading[edit]

  • stert”, in Vroegmiddelnederlands Woordenboek, 2000

Verwijs, E.; Verdam, J. (1885–1929), “stert”, in Middelniederlandsch Woordenboek, The Hague: Martinus Nijhoff, →ISBN


Middle English[edit]

Noun[edit]

stert (plural sterts)

  1. start; beginning

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Scots[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

stert (third-person singular present sterts, present participle stertin, past stertit, past participle stertit)

  1. to start