DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /styr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: stuur
  • Rhymes: -yr

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch stier, stuur. For the obsolete sense “tax”, compare German Steuer. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

NounEdit

stuur n (plural sturen, diminutive stuurtje n)

  1. A steering device, notably a steering wheel in a vehicle or handlebars on a bicycle.
  2. (figuratively) (used absolutely, with the definite article: het stuur) Control.
  3. (obsolete) A tax, a levy.
    Synonyms: belasting, taks
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DescendantsEdit

  • Indonesian: setir

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

stuur

  1. first-person singular present indicative of sturen
  2. imperative of sturen

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