stýri

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stýri, from Proto-Germanic *stiuriją.

Noun[edit]

stýri n (genitive singular stýris, plural stýri or stýrir)

  1. (nautical) rudder, helm
  2. a governing body, board
  3. (politics) cabinet of ministers

Declension[edit]

n24 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative stýri stýrið stýri(r) stýrini
Accusative stýri stýrið stýri(r) stýrini
Dative stýri stýr(i)num stýrum stýrunum
Genitive stýris stýrisins stýra stýranna

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stýri, from Proto-Germanic *stiuriją.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

stýri n (genitive singular stýris, nominative plural stýri)

  1. (nautical) rudder, helm
  2. the tail of a cat
  3. steering wheel

Declension[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *stiuriją, whence also Old English stēor, Old Frisian stiure, Dutch stuur, Old High German stiure (German Steuer).

Noun[edit]

stýri n

  1. (nautical) rudder, helm

Descendants[edit]