joystick

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From joy +‎ stick. First attested around 1910 (as joy-stick) as the control stick on an airplane. Its relation to the word joy is unclear.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

joystick (plural joysticks)

  1. A mechanical device consisting of a handgrip mounted on a base or pedestal and typically having one or more buttons, used to control an aircraft, computer or other equipment.
    • 1989, Microtimes (volume 6, page 140)
      If games are your life, the choice of a joystick is desperately important.
  2. (slang) A penis.

Translations[edit]

Verb[edit]

joystick (third-person singular simple present joysticks, present participle joysticking, simple past and past participle joysticked)

  1. (rare) To manoeuvre by means of a joystick.
    • 2006, Sid Davis, Home makeovers that sell:
      Marketing your home isn't as difficult as joysticking a Mars rover through a crater, despite what many people believe.
    • 2007, Gerhard Lakemeyer, Elizabeth Sklar, Domenico G Sorrenti, Tomoichi Takahashi, RoboCup 2006: Robot Soccer World Cup X
      Therefore, part of the errors in the localization results is due to the problem of joysticking the robot exactly onto the marked positions.
    • 2007, Gaurav Suhas Sukhatme, Stefan Schaal, Wolfram Burgard, Dieter Fox, Robotics: Science and Systems II
      It can run in autonomous mode or be manually joysticked using a radio controller.

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Unadapted borrowing from English joystick.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʒoi̯stik/, [ˈdʒo̞i̯s̠t̪ik]

Noun[edit]

joystick

  1. (especially gaming) Synonym of sauvaohjain (joystick)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of joystick (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative joystick joystickit
genitive joystickin joystickien
partitive joystickia joystickeja
illative joystickiin joystickeihin
singular plural
nominative joystick joystickit
accusative nom. joystick joystickit
gen. joystickin
genitive joystickin joystickien
partitive joystickia joystickeja
inessive joystickissa joystickeissa
elative joystickista joystickeista
illative joystickiin joystickeihin
adessive joystickilla joystickeilla
ablative joystickilta joystickeilta
allative joystickille joystickeille
essive joystickina joystickeina
translative joystickiksi joystickeiksi
instructive joystickein
abessive joystickitta joystickeitta
comitative joystickeineen
Possessive forms of joystick (type risti)
possessor singular plural
1st person joystickini joystickimme
2nd person joystickisi joystickinne
3rd person joystickinsa

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English joystick.

Noun[edit]

joystick m (invariable)

  1. joystick (device)

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English joystick

Noun[edit]

joystick m (definite singular joysticken, indefinite plural joysticker, definite plural joystickene)

  1. a joystick

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English joystick

Noun[edit]

joystick m (definite singular joysticken, indefinite plural joystickar, definite plural joystickane)

  1. a joystick

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English joystick.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃoisˈtik/, [t͡ʃoi̯sˈt̪ik]

Noun[edit]

joystick m (plural joysticks)

  1. joystick