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

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

aar n (definite singular aaret or aare, indefinite plural aar, definite plural aari)

  1. (non-standard since 1917) Obsolete spelling of år

Old Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

aar n (nominative plural aar)

  1. year

Descendants[edit]

  • Danish: år

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

Yola[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English here (their), from Old English heora, hira, genitive of hīe (they).

Determiner[edit]

aar

  1. their

Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle English thare, from Old English þār, from Proto-West Germanic *þār.

Alternative forms[edit]

Adverb[edit]

aar

  1. there

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867) , William Barnes, editor, A glossary, with some pieces of verse, of the old dialect of the English colony in the baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, J. Russell Smith, →ISBN