stød

noun \ˈstœ̅d\

Definition of stød

plural

-s

  1. :  a glottal modification occurring in Danish of the last part of a vowel or consonant sound or a glottal stop following a sound

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Origin and Etymology of stød

Danish, literally, push, thrust; akin to Middle Low German stōt push, thrust, Old High German stōz push, thrust, stōzan to push, thrust — more at stint


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