var

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See also: VAR, vár, vår, văr, vär, and var.

English[edit]

Abbreviation[edit]

var

  1. (programming) variable
  2. (statistics) variance

Noun[edit]

var (plural vars)

  1. (physics) A unit of electrical power, in an AC circuit, equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *werja, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂u̯er- 'to bind, hang' (compare Ancient Greek ἀείρω (aeírō, to heave, hoist up), Lithuanian vérti ‘to weigh’).[1]

Verb[edit]

var (first-person singular past tense vara, participle varur)

  1. to hang
  2. to depend on
  3. to bring down

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz (Amsterdam - Atlanta: Rodopoi, 1997), 423.

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

var m

  1. boiling

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Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse varr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːr/, [vɑːˀ]

Adjective[edit]

var

  1. (dated) ware

Etymology 2[edit]

See være.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. past tense of være

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *farhaz. Related to Dutch varken (pig), an old diminutive of var. Related to English farrow.

Noun[edit]

var m (plural varren, diminutive varretje n)

  1. male pig; boar

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. I, he, she it, was, 1st and 3rd person past tense of vera

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin, perhaps related to the verb varr (to sew).

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Noun[edit]

var (plural varak)

  1. scab

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Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of varēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of varēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of varēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of varēt

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

var

  1. rafsi of vacri.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. simple past of være

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. past tense of vera and vere

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vas, from Proto-Germanic *was, first- and third-person past singular indicative of *wesaną.

Verb[edit]

var

  1. first- and third-person singular indicative past tense of vera

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: var

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, Common Slavic varŭ.

Noun[edit]

var n (plural varuri)

  1. (material) lime (calcium oxide, quicklime)

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic varъ, from Proto-Indo-European *wōrh₁os.

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Noun[edit]

vȃr m, f (Cyrillic spelling ва̑р)

  1. (uncountable) heat

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • var” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Adverb[edit]

var (not comparable)

  1. where; at which place
    Var är mina nycklar?
    Where are my keys?
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Conjunction[edit]

var

  1. where; the situation in which

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse: hverr (paradigm merged with a descendant of *hwaz and a descendant of Proto-Germanic *hwarjaz (who (of many)). A cognate to Icelandic hver.

Determiner[edit]

var (neuter vart)

  1. every (dated)
    Var dag är en sällsam gåva
    Every day is a peculiar gift
  2. each; per person/thing involved
    Vi fick två bananer var
    We got two bananas each
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Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

var n, c

  1. (uncountable) pus; a mixture of dead bacteria and white blood cells, occurring in areas of infections n
  2. pillowcase n
  3. various species of flatfish of the family Scophthalmidae, such as megrim, whiff, butt, turbot c
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Verb[edit]

var

  1. past tense of vara.: was, were
  2. imperative of vara.

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic bar, from Proto-Turkic *bār.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

var

  1. there is (not a verb in Turkish language)
    İstanbul'da bir kervansaray var.
    There is a caravanserai in Istanbul.
  2. to (in telling the time)
    Yediye çeyrek var.
    It’s a quarter to 7.
  3. existing
    Pirinç var mı? — Evet, var.
    Is there any rice? — Yes, there is.
  4. Expressing possession, equivalent of have.
    İki teyzem ve bir dayım var
    I have two aunts and one uncle.

Antonyms[edit]

  • yok (there isn't, not have)