stift

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See also: Stift and štift

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

stift

  1. neuter singular of stiv

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stift n (singular definite stiftet, plural indefinite stifte)

  1. a diocese (a church unit led by a bishop), a bishopric

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Noun[edit]

stift c (singular definite stiften, plural indefinite stifter)

  1. a replacable graphite core for a pencil or propelling pencil
    Stiften er gået i stykker!
    The lead has broken!

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Dutch[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

stift f (plural stiften, diminutive stiftje n)

  1. graphite core of a pencil
  2. a felt-tip pen, a marker
  3. a chip (in football).

Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

stift

  1. first-, second- and third-person singular present indicative of stiften
  2. imperative of stiften

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German stift, steft, corresponds to German Stift m

Noun[edit]

stift m (definite singular stiften, indefinite plural stifter, definite plural stiftene)

  1. a tack, pin, wire nail, staple, needle (gramophone, record player)
  2. lead (for pencils)
  3. (gymnastics) handspring: slå stiften - do a handspring
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German stift, stifte

Noun[edit]

stift n (definite singular stiftet, indefinite plural stift, definite plural stifta or stiftene)

  1. (obsolete) a diocese

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

stift

  1. imperative of stifte

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German stift, steft, corresponds to German Stift m

Noun[edit]

stift m (definite singular stiften, indefinite plural stiftar, definite plural stiftane)

  1. a tack, pin, wire nail, staple, needle (gramophone, record player)
  2. lead (for pencils)
  3. (gymnastics) handspring: slå stiften - do a handspring
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Low German stift, stifte

Noun[edit]

stift n (definite singular stiftet, indefinite plural stift, definite plural stifta)

  1. (obsolete) a diocese

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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stift n

  1. a pin, a needle (a long object, sharp or not)
  2. a drawing utensil, an engraver's needle, a replacable graphite core for a pencil
  3. a gramophone needle
    en sådan här skiva till och jag måste byta stift
    another party/record like this and I need to change see/needle
  4. a diocese,[1] a see (a church unit led by a bishop), a bishopric
  5. (botany) the style of a pistil

Declension[edit]

Declension of stift 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stift stiftet stift stiften
Genitive stifts stiftets stifts stiftens

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Utrikes namnbok (7th ed., 2007) →ISBN