(d)rübersteigen

((he)rüber verb)

Meanings

1.
to climb over/across
(In the literal sense of climbing from one side to another. Think of two boats for instance. Not very common overall, even less than "rüberklettern".)

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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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