aar

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See also: Aar, AAR, åar, -aar, a-ar, äär, and år

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From dialectal Dutch aar, syncopic form of ader, from Middle Dutch adere, from Old Dutch *āthara, from Proto-Germanic *ēþrō.

Noun[edit]

aar (plural are, diminutive aartjie)

  1. vein (blood vessel)
    Die bloed het in my are gevries toe ek daardie skreeu hoor.
    The blood ran cold in my veins when I heard that scream.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: aar
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch âer, from Old Dutch *ār, from Proto-Germanic *ahaz.

Noun[edit]

aar f (plural aren, diminutive aartje n)

  1. ear (of corn, grain etc.)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch āer.

Noun[edit]

aar m (plural aren, diminutive aartje n)

  1. (archaic) eagle
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Noun[edit]

aar f (plural aren, diminutive aartje n)

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of ader.

Gagauz[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Anatolian Turkish [script needed] (agır), from Proto-Turkic *āgır, *iagɨr.

Adjective[edit]

aar (comparative daha aar, superlative en aar)

  1. heavy

Old Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ár, from Proto-Germanic *jērą.

Noun[edit]

aar n (nominative plural aar)

  1. year

Descendants[edit]


Wolof[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Verb[edit]

aar

  1. to wash a piece of linen for the first time

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

aar

  1. to protect, to defend