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English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Old English strand. Cognate with West Frisian straun, Dutch strand, German Strand, Swedish strand.

Noun

Singular
strand

Plural
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strand ({{{1}}})
  1. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) The flat area of land bordering a body of water; a beach or shore.
Translations

Verb

Infinitive
to strand

Third person singular
-

Simple past
-

Past participle
-

Present participle
-

to strand (third-person singular simple present -, present participle -, simple past and past participle -)
  1. (transitive) To run aground.
  2. (transitive) To leave (someone) in a difficult situation; to abandon or desert.
  3. (transitive, Template loop detected: Template:context 1) To cause the third out of an inning to be made, leaving a runner on base.
    Jones pops up; that's going to strand a pair.
Synonyms
Translations

Etymology 2

Origin uncertain.

Noun

Singular
strand

Plural
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strand ({{{1}}})
  1. Each of the strings which, twisted together, make up a rope or cord.
  2. A string.
  3. An individual length of any fine, string-like substance.
    strand of spaghetti
    strand of hair.
  4. (electronics) A group of wires, usually twisted or braided.
  5. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A series of programmes on a particular theme or linked subject.
Translations

Note: many languages have particular words for “a strand of <substance>” that are different for each substance. The translations below refer to strands in general. You might find a more appropriate translation under the word for the substance itself.


Afrikaans

Noun

strand

  1. beach

Danish

Noun

strand c (singular indefinite en strand, singular definite stranden, plural indefinite strande, plural definite strandene)

  1. beach

Synonyms


Dutch

Pronunciation

Noun

strand n. (plural stranden, diminutive strandje)

  1. beach

See also

Verb

strand

  1. first person singular present tense of stranden
  2. imperative form of stranden

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈʃtrɒnd/

Noun

strand (plural strandok)

  1. beach
  2. open-air bath

Derived terms


Middle English

Alternative spellings

Etymology

From Old English strand.

Noun

Singular
strand

Plural
strandes

strand (strandes)
  1. a beach or shoreline

Norwegian

Noun

strand m and f (definite singular stranda/stranden; indefinite plural strender; definite plural strendene)

  1. beach

Synonyms


Old English

Etymology

Akin to Old Norse strönd.

Noun

strand n.

  1. beach

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

Inflection for strand Singular Plural
common Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative strand stranden stränder stränderna
Genitive strands strandens stränders strändernas

strand c.

  1. beach (not necessarily sandy)

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