stram

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See also: štram

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Compare German stramm.

Verb[edit]

stram (third-person singular simple present strams, present participle stramming, simple past and past participle strammed)

  1. (Britain, dialect, West Country, obsolete) To dash down; to beat.
  2. To spring or recoil with violence.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for stram in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German stram.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /stram/, [sd̥ʁɑmˀ]

Adjective[edit]

stram

  1. tight, taut
  2. strict, stringent
  3. stiff, severe, forbidding, acid, sour
  4. pungent, acrid

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of stram
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular stram strammere strammest2
Neuter singular stramt strammere strammest2
Plural stramme strammere strammest2
Definite attributive1 stramme strammere strammeste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

Verb[edit]

stram

  1. imperative of stramme

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /strɑm/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stram
  • Rhymes: -ɑm

Adjective[edit]

stram (comparative strammer, superlative stramst)

  1. stiff, rigid, inflexible

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of stram
uninflected stram
inflected stramme
comparative strammer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial stram strammer het stramst
het stramste
indefinite m./f. sing. stramme strammere stramste
n. sing. stram strammer stramste
plural stramme strammere stramste
definite stramme strammere stramste
partitive strams strammers

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

stram

  1. imperative of stramme