hár

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See also: har, hār, här, hår, and hær

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle).

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Noun[edit]

hár n (genitive singular hárs, plural hár)

  1. hair

Declension[edit]

n3 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative hár hárið hár hárini
Accusative hár hárið hár hárini
Dative hári hárinum hárum hárunum
Genitive hárs hársins hára háranna

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hár, hór, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz.

Adjective[edit]

hár (comparative hærri, superlative hæstur)

  1. high
    Múrinn er hár.
    The wall is high
  2. tall
    Guð minn almáttugur! Þú ert orðinn svo hár!
    My god almighty! You've gotten so tall!
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle).

Noun[edit]

hár n (genitive singular hárs, nominative plural hár)

  1. hair
    Þú hefur fallegt hár.
    You have pretty hair.
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Etymology 3[edit]

Cognate with the Faroese háur, hávur,[1] Norwegian hai and Swedish haj.

Noun[edit]

hár m

  1. (archaic) a dogfish syn.
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References[edit]

  1. ^ Ásgeir Blöndal Magnússon. Íslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hauhaz (high), from Proto-Indo-European *kewk- (to bend, curve, arch, vault). Cognate with Old English hēah, Old Frisian hāch, Old Saxon hōh, Old High German hōh, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍃 (hauhs).

Adjective[edit]

hár (comparative hærri, superlative hæstr)

  1. high, tall
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle). Compare Old Saxon and Old High German hār, Old English her, hǣr.

Noun[edit]

hár n

  1. hair
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Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

hár m (genitive hás, plural háir)

  1. spiny dogfish
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