stuur

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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Etymology 1[edit]

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.

Noun[edit]

stuur n (plural sturen, diminutive stuurtje n)

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

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

stuur

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

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