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, 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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


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

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

stram

  1. imperative of stramme