Learn how to say Sterling correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word sterling:
prices in sterling are shown
issues of sterling bonds
2short for sterling silver.
a sterling spoon
(of a person or their work or qualities) excellent or valuable:
this organization does sterling work for youngsters
Middle English: probably from steorra ‘star’ + -ling (because some early Norman pennies bore a small star). Until recently one popular theory was that the coin was originally made by Easterling moneyers (from the ‘eastern’ Hanse towns), but the stressed first syllable would not have been dropped