Steuer

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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ʃtɔʏ̯ər/, [ˈʃtɔʏ̯.ɐ]
  • Hyphenation: Steu‧er
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔɪ̯ɐ

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle High German stiure, from Old High German stiura (support). Related with etymology 2 below.

Noun[edit]

Steuer f (genitive Steuer, plural Steuern)

  1. tax
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Etymology 2[edit]

From rare Middle High German stiur, reinforced by Low German Stüür, both from Middle Low German stǖr, from Proto-Germanic *stiuriją, from the verb *stiurijaną. In general use since the 18th century. Cognate with Dutch stuur, Old English steōr.

Noun[edit]

Steuer n (genitive Steuers, plural Steuer)

  1. (nautical) helm, rudder
    Synonyms: Ruder, Steuerruder
  2. (automobile) steering wheel, the wheel
    Synonyms: Lenkrad, Steuerrad, Volant
Usage notes[edit]
  • (nautical): Steuer means more the tiller or wheel, while Ruder or Steuerruder means the actual rudder. However, in many contexts they can be used interchangeably.
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  • Polish: ster

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