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English

From Middle English staren, from Old English starian (to stare), from Proto-Germanic *starjaną, *starāną (to be fixed, be rigid), from Proto-Indo-European *stere-, *strē- (strong, steady). Cognate with Dutch staren (to stare), German starren (to stare), Norwegian stare (to stare), German starr (stiff). More at start.

Italian

From Latin stāre, present active infinitive of stō, from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.

Norwegian Nynorsk

From Old Norse stari.

Romanian

From the verb sta.

Tarantino

From Latin stāre, present active infinitive of stō, from Proto-Indo-European *steh₂-.