hvar

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

Adverb[edit]

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where (of location)
    Hvar áttu heima?
    Where do you live?
    Hvar er hann niðurkominn?
    What’s become of him?
    Hvar í ósköpunum varstu, Óskar?
    Where in heaven’s name were you, Óskar?

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hwar (where). Cognate with Old English hwær, Old Frisian hwēr, Old Saxon hwar, Old Dutch war, wara, Old High German war, Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐍂 (ƕar).

Adverb[edit]

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hwaz (who, what). Cognate with Old English hwā, Old Frisian hwā, Old Saxon hwē, Old Dutch , Old High German wēr, Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐍃 (ƕas). Merged with Old Norse hverr from Proto-Germanic *hwarjaz (which, what).

Pronoun[edit]

hvar

  1. who, what (nominative and accusative singular masculine and feminine interrogative pronoun)
Declension[edit]
Descendants[edit]

Swedish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hvar

  1. Obsolete spelling of var.

Conjunction[edit]

hvar

  1. Obsolete spelling of var.