acar

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *atsara, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eḱ- (sharp) (compare Old Irish aicher, Latin ācer (pungent), Ancient Greek ἄκρον (ákron))

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

acar (masculine plural acare)

  1. bitterly cold
    Synonyms: thëllim
  2. bitter, coarse, rough, brisk
  3. (figuratively) rough, cruel, nasty
  4. icy pure, limpid; clean and neat (in dress)
  5. (figuratively) astute, sharp-witted

Noun[edit]

acar m

  1. steel
  2. freezing cold, frost
    Synonyms: thëllim

References[edit]

  • Orel, Vladimir (1998), “acar”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Köln: Brill, page 1

Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

acar

  1. dish consisting of carrot, chili, cucumber, and shallot; served with a side of fried rice

Irish[edit]

Noun[edit]

acar m (genitive singular acara)

  1. Alternative form of acra (tool, implement; service, convenience)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Eclipsis with h-prothesis with t-prothesis
acar n-acar hacar t-acar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ac +‎ -ar, or possibly Latin ac(u)ārius. The final sense was based on French aiguilleur.

Noun[edit]

acar m (plural acari)

  1. one who makes needles
  2. a box with supplies for sewing, including needles, thread, etc.
  3. (railways) switchman, pointsman
    Synonyms: macagiu

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