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See also Star, and står

English

Stars (1)
A star shape (2)

Etymology

Old English steorra, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂stḗr.

Pronunciation

Noun

Singular
star

Plural
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  1. A luminous celestial body, made up of plasma (particularly hydrogen and helium) and having a spherical shape. Depending on context the sun may or may not be included.
  2. (geometry) A concave polygon with regular, pointy protrusions and indentations, generally with five or six points.
  3. (figuratively) A widely-known person; a celebrity.
  4. (acting) Actors in leading roles in movies, television shows and other dramatic media.
  5. An exceptionally talented person, often in a specific field.
    His teacher tells us he is a star pupil.
  6. (printing) An asterisk (*).
  7. A symbol used to rate quality. Used e.g. for hotels, with ratings from 1 star (poor quality) to 5 star (top quality).

Translations

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Verb

Infinitive
to star

Third person singular
star

Simple past
ed

Past participle
-

Present participle
r

to star (third-person singular simple present star, present participle r, simple past and past participle ed)
  1. To appear as a featured performer or headliner, especially in an entertainment program.
  2. To mark with a star or asterisk.

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Bosnian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

Adjective

star m. sg.

  1. old

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Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

Adjective

stȁr

  1. old

Dutch

Adjective

star

  1. stiff, frozen
  2. rigid

Serbian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

Adjective

star m.

  1. old

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Slovene

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *starъ.

Adjective

star m.

  1. old (of an object, concept, etc: having existed for a relatively long period of time)

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