- stile[stile 词源字典]
- stile: [OE] A stile is etymologically something you ‘climb’. The word goes back ultimately to the prehistoric Germanic base *stig- ‘climb’ (source also of English stair, stirrup, etc, and of German steigen ‘climb, rise’).
=> stair, stirrup[stile etymology, stile origin, 英语词源]
- stile (n.)
- Old English stigel, stile "device for climbing, ladder," related to stigen "to climb," from Proto-Germanic *stig- "to climb" (see stair). An arrangement to allow persons to pass but not sheep and cattle.