achar

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Hindi/Urdu आचार(ācār) / آچار(āćār), from Persian آچار(âčâr).

Noun[edit]

achar ‎(plural achars)

  1. A spicy and salty pickle in Indian cuisine.

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish ochair(edge), from Proto-Celtic *okris, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂óḱris (compare Latin ocris(rugged mountain), Ancient Greek ὄκρις(ókris, sharp edge)), from *h₂eḱ-(sharp).

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Noun[edit]

achar m ‎(genitive singular achair)

  1. distance, journey; extent; area
  2. period of time

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Mutation[edit]

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

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese achar, from Latin afflāre, present active infinitive of afflō. Cognate with Spanish hallar.

Verb[edit]

achar ‎(first-person singular present indicative acho, past participle achado)

  1. (transitive) to find; to encounter (to come across something that was unknown or had been lost)
    Preciso achar as chaves da minha casa.
    I need to find the keys to my house.
    Nenhum dos estudantes achou a resposta correta.
    None of the students found the correct answer.
  2. (ditransitive, copulative for the second object) to find; to consider (to have the opinion that a given thing has the given quality)
    Eu acho essa casa muito feia.
    I find this house very ugly.
  3. (ditransitive, copulative for the second object) to find (to come across something in the given state)
    Caminhei até a vila e achei-a inundada.
    I walked to the village and found it flooded.
  4. (transitive with que) to think; to think that (to have the given opinion)
    Acho que vocês deviam ir embora.
    I think you should go away.
    Acho que sim.
    I think so.
  5. (transitive with de) to think of (to have an opinion regarding the worth of someone or something)
    O que acharam do novo livro.
    What did they think of the new book?
  6. (takes a reflexive pronoun, copulative) to be (in the given state or condition)
    O livro se acha aberto.
    The book is open.
  7. (Brazil, slang, takes a reflexive pronoun) to be arrogant or act arrogantly; to think too highly of oneself
    Aquele otário está se achando com seu carro rebaixado.
    That sucker is being arrogant with his lowrider.
  8. first-person singular (eu) personal infinitive of achar
  9. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) personal infinitive of achar
  10. first-person singular (eu) future subjunctive of achar
  11. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) future subjunctive of achar
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:achar.

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Hindi/Urdu आचार(ācār) / آچار(āćār), from Persian آچار(âčâr).

Noun[edit]

achar m (plural achares)

  1. achar (a spicy and salty pickle of Indian cuisine)
Quotations[edit]

For usage examples of this term, see Citations:achar.