styra

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Noun[edit]

styra n

  1. definite plural of styre

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

styra n

  1. definite plural of styre

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse stýra

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Verb[edit]

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.
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Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

stȳra

  1. to steer, to guide, to direct
  2. to rule, to govern

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

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Verb[edit]

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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