to climb after someone
(This word is only used in mountaineering, if at all.)
Opposite: vorsteigen
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to stalk someone, to chase someone
("jemandem nachsteigen" - not very common and not as "intense" as "stalking", but the core theme is definitely "following" someone a little too much. Not very common in daily life.)
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Root: *steigh-

The core idea of this root was:

walking, striding upward

The most notable English relative is the noun stair,  but the root is also the origin of stickler, which originally was about putting on a base, and hemistich and stoichiometry.  Which are both words I had no clue about. The first one has something to do with poetry and the second one with chemistry, bit the common theme is “layering rows“. Kind of like stairs :).

In German, steigen and its relatives are the only members I could find.

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