stilla

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Icelandic[edit]

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stilla (weak verb, third-person singular past indicative stillti, supine stillt)

  1. (transitive) to calm, to still
  2. (transitive) to adjust
  3. (transitive, of a musical instrument) to tune
  4. (reflexive) to calm down

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  • (to tune (an instrument)): stemma

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin stilla

Noun[edit]

stilla f (plural stille)

  1. drop

Verb[edit]

stilla

  1. third-person singular present indicative of stillare
  2. second-person singular imperative of stillare

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Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Diminutive from stīria (frozen drop, icicle), possibly ultimately from Ancient Greek στίλη (stílē, minute particle, a drop).

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Noun[edit]

stilla f (genitive stillae); first declension

  1. a drop (of a liquid)
  2. (figuratively) a drop, small quantity

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative stilla stillae
genitive stillae stillārum
dative stillae stillīs
accusative stillam stillās
ablative stillā stillīs
vocative stilla stillae

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Maltese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Sicilian stidda, from Latin stēlla. The plural is formed according to a pattern common in inherited words.

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Noun[edit]

stilla f (plural stilel)

  1. star

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

stilla f

  1. definite singular of stille

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Verb[edit]

stilla (present tense stiller, past tense stilte, past participle stilt, present participle stillande, imperative still)

  1. to place, put, position
    Eg stiller denne vasen på bordet.
    I place this vase on the table.
  2. to assume a certain position, literally or figuratively
    Still deg inn til veggen!
    Stand against the wall!
    Ho stilte til val.
    She ran for office.
    Han stilte seg tvilande til dette.
    He doubted this (He assumed a doubting position towards this)
    Eg stiller på fem minutt om du treng meg.
    I will be there in five minutes if you need me.

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse stilla. Akin to English still.

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Verb[edit]

stilla (present tense stiller, past tense stilte, past participle stilt, present participle stillande, imperative still)

  1. to stop, alleviate (only in certain contexts, or poetic/archaic)
    Eg stilte den verste svolten med eit eple.
    I alleviated the worst of my hunger with an apple.

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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stilla, from Proto-Germanic *stillijaną.

Verb[edit]

stilla

  1. to calm
  2. to stop a flow (of water)
  3. to suppress
  4. to avert, prevent

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Swedish[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German stille, from Old Saxon stilli, from Proto-Germanic *stillijaz, from Proto-Indo-European *stel-.

Adjective[edit]

stilla

  1. still, calm
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Swedish stilla, from Old Norse stilla, from Proto-Germanic *stillijaną.

Verb[edit]

stilla (present stillar, preterite stillade, supine stillat, imperative stilla)

  1. to still
  2. to make quiet
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