vare

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Noun[edit]

vare (plural vares)

  1. (UK, dialect) A weasel.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowing from Spanish vara (staff, wand), Latin vara (forked pole)

Noun[edit]

vare (plural vares)

  1. A wand or staff of authority or justice.
    • Dryden
      His hand a vare of justice did uphold.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːrə/, [ˈvɑːɑ]

Noun[edit]

vare c (singular definite varen, plural indefinite varer)

  1. article
  2. commodity
  3. item
  4. (in the plural) goods, merchandise, wares
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vari.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːrə/, [ˈvɑːɑ]

Noun[edit]

vare c

  1. only used in the expression tage vare på, tage vare om: take care of, look after

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowing from Middle Low German waren.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːrə/, [ˈvɑːɑ]

Verb[edit]

vare (imperative var, infinitive at vare, present tense varer, past tense varede, past participle har varet)

  1. last
  2. continue, endure
  3. take

Etymology 4[edit]

From Old Norse vara.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːrə/, [ˈvɑːɑ]

Verb[edit]

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  1. only used in the expressions:
    vare sig: be careful
    vare sin mund: be careful about what to say

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vare

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of varen

Anagrams[edit]


Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vare (??? please provide the genitive and partitive!)

  1. ruin (construction withered by time)

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Latin[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vāre

  1. vocative masculine singular of vārus

Spanish[edit]

Verb[edit]

vare

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of varar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of varar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of varar.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

vare

  1. be, subjunctive of vara.
    Gud vare med er. ― God be with you.

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