Complete Definition of "stair"

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English

Pronunciation
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-ÉÉ(r)|-ÉÉ(r)

Homophones
stare

Etymology
OE. stæger.

Noun
en-noun

  1. A series of steps; a staircase.

Usage notes
Stairs and stair are used to refer to a single staircase, mostly interchangeably.

Derived terms
above-stairs
upstairs
downstairs
stair-stepping
staircase
stairs
stairway
stairwell

Translations

Arabic: ARchar|سÙاÙÙ unicode|(salá:lem) m
Chinese: æ¨æ¢¯, 楼梯 (lóutÄ«)
Danish: trappe
Dutch: trap#Dutch|trap
Finnish: porras
French: escalier
German: Treppe f
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Hungarian: lépcsÅ
Italian: scala f
Japanese: é段 (ããã ã, kaidan)
Korean: ê³ë¨ (gyedan)
Portuguese: escada f
Russian: леÑÑниÑа (léstnitsa) f
Spanish: escalera f
Swedish: trappa

See also
ladder
landing

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