styre

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /styːrə/, [ˈsd̥yːɐ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse stýri (rudder, helm), from Proto-Germanic *stiuriją, cognate with German Steuer n, Dutch stuur n. Doublet of styr.

Noun[edit]

styre n (singular definite styret, plural indefinite styrer)

  1. government, regime
  2. rule
  3. management
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse stýra, from Proto-Germanic *stiurijaną, cognate with English steer, German steuern, Dutch sturen. Doublet of styr.

Verb[edit]

styre (past tense styrede, past participle styret)

  1. (transitive) to head, govern, rule, manage, control
  2. (intransitive) to steer (to guide the course of)
  3. (reflexive) to restrain oneself
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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse stýri

Noun[edit]

styre n (definite singular styret, indefinite plural styrer, definite plural styra or styrene)

  1. administration, government, rule
  2. a board of directors, or board of any organisation.
  3. handlebar(s) of a bicycle or motorcycle.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse stýra

Verb[edit]

styre (imperative styr, present tense styrer, passive styres, simple past styrte, past participle styrt, present participle styrende)

  1. to govern, to rule
  2. to guide, to pilot, to steer
  3. to control
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse stýri

Noun[edit]

styre n (definite singular styret, indefinite plural styre, definite plural styra)

  1. administration, government, rule
  2. a board of directors, or board of any organisation.
  3. handlebar(s) of a bicycle or motorcycle.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

styre (present tense styrer, past tense styrte, past participle styrt, passive infinitive styrast, present participle styrande, imperative styr)

  1. Alternative form of styra
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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse stýri.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Noun[edit]

styre n

  1. government, regime
  2. rule
  3. management
  4. a handlebar (on a bicycle)
  5. (physics, electronics) a gate

Declension[edit]

Declension of styre 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative styre styret styren styrena
Genitive styres styrets styrens styrenas

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