stohn

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Central Franconian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • stiehn (many Moselle Franconian dialects)
  • stonn (Kölsch)

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German stān, from Proto-Germanic *stāną, from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

stohn (third-person singular present steht, past tense stond or stong, past participle jestande or jestange)

  1. (chiefly Ripuarian) to stand

Usage notes[edit]

  • Some western Moselle Franconian dialects use stohn exclusively for the infinitive, but use stiehn for all other forms. See there.