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Norwegian BokmålEdit

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NounEdit

styra n

  1. definite plural of styre

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

NounEdit

styra n

  1. definite plural of styre

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse stýra

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

styra (present tense styrer, past tense styrte, past participle styrt, passive infinitive styrast, present participle styrande, imperative styr)

  1. to govern, to rule
    Det er regjeringa som styrer landet.
    It is the government that governs the country.
  2. to guide, to pilot, to steer
    Kapteinen sjølv styrte skipet.
    The captain himself steered the ship.
  3. to control
    Me må styra denne utviklinga.
    We have to control this development.
Derived termsEdit

Old SwedishEdit

SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish stȳra, from Old Norse stýra, from Proto-Germanic *stiurijaną.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

styra

  1. govern, rule, control
    Denna regering har styrt landet under de senaste tre åren.
    This government has been ruling the country during the last three years.
  2. steer, navigate, direct
    Han styrde bilen in i garaget.
    He steered the car into the garage.
    Jag skulle vilja styra in diskussionen på din senaste bok.
    I would like to direct the discussion towards your latest book.

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