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strange

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Etymology

From Old French estrange, from [[w:Template:lang:la language|Template:lang:la]][[Category:Template:lang:la derivations]] extraneus, a thing outside

Pronunciation

Adjective

strange (comparative strang, superlative er)

Positive
strange

Comparative
strang

Superlative
er

  1. Not normal; odd, unusual, surprising, out of the ordinary.
    He thought it strange that his girlfriend wore shorts in the winter.
  2. Unfamiliar, not yet part of one's experience.
    I moved to a strange town when I was ten.
  3. (physics) Having the quantum mechanical property of strangeness.
    • 2004: A strange quark is electrically charged, carrying an amount -1/3, as does the down quark. — Frank Close, Particle Physics: A Very Short Introduction (Oxford 2004, p. 93)

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Esperanto

Adverb

strange

  1. strangely

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /ˈstrɑŋge/

Adjective

strange

  1. Inflected form of strang.

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