From Middle English stony, stoni, stani, from Old English stāniġ, stǣniġ, from Proto-Germanic *stainagaz, equivalent to stone + -y. Cognate with Scots stany, West Frisian stienich, Dutch stenig, German steinig, Swedish stenig.
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