Complete Definition of "stein"

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English

Etymology
Stein comes from G. word Stein, which means stone.

Pronunciation
IPA|/staɪn/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪn|-aɪn

Noun
en-noun

  1. A beer mug, usually made of ceramic.

#*1974: A gnome-size German civilian with a red von Hindenburg mustache is dispensing steins of what looks to be mostly head. â Thomas Pynchon, Gravity's Rainbow

Translations

German: Bierkrug m
mid

References
Krueger, Dennis (December 1982). "Why On Earth Do They Call It Throwing?" Studio Potter Vol. 11, Number 1.1


Norwegian

Etymology
From the PG. *stainaz.

Pronunciation
IPA|/staɪn/
:Rhymes: Rhymes:English:-aɪn|-aɪn

Adjective
stein (plural steine; compar steinere; super steinest)

  1. slang|lang=no stoned, under the influence of cannabis

Noun
no-noun-m1

  1. stone

Alternative spellings
sten

Derived terms
steinalder
steine
steinsprut
steinansikt
steingammel
steinete

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