ambar

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See also: ámbar, âmbar, and ämbar

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Some uses are directly from Persian انبار(ambâr), others are via Turkish ambar, Serbo-Croatian а̏мба̄р, Russian амба́р (ambár), Volga German Ambar, etc. Doublet of sambar.

Noun[edit]

ambar (plural ambars)

  1. (rare) Any of various kinds of subterranean or barn-like granary, depending on context, in Iran, Turkey, Russia or the Balkans.
    • 1977, Fred C. Koch, The Volga Germans: In Russia and the Americas, from 1763 to the Present, page 78-79:
      Generally the small granary (which the colonists referred to by its russian name, ambar), [existed. ... The oven's] auxiliary structure was as common to a home site as the principal abode, the barn, and the ambar.
    • 1985, British Documents on Foreign Affairs--reports and Papers from the Foreign Office Confidential Print: From the First to the Second World War. Series B, Turkey, Iran, and the Middle East, 1918-1939, page 84:
      57. Shortly after the coming of the American administrators it was found that one of the Tehran ambars had through lack of proper disinfection and ventilation become infected with weevils. [...] 58. The chief of the ambar had also previously requested authority to issue in small quantities 5,000 kharvars of grain which contained bitter seeds of which had been damaged by insect pests. Had his recommendation been approved when submitted early in the last year this grain could have been disposed of []
    • 2003, Willem M. Floor, Agriculture in Qajar Iran, page 231:
      Larger quantities of grain were kept in an ambar, a sub-terranean storage space aout three meters deep. [...] At the entrance of the ambar dung cakes were put to deter insects.
    • 2004, Petar Vlahović, Serbia: the country, people, life, customs, page 194:
      The ambar is built from logs or thick planks well and tightly adhering to each other. It is divided into partitions [...] for this or that type of grain (for instance, rye, wheat, etc.).
    • 2007, Margaret Dittemore, Looking Towards the Road: Architecture and Change in a Turkish Village, page 175:
      The ground floor is most often used to store fuel (wood, coal, and dung cakes), dried and pickled foods, flour, grain, old tools, and other equipment. [...] Extra grain and flour may be kept in large 100-kilo gunny sacks near the ambar.

Anagrams[edit]


Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

ambar

  1. lucky
  2. happy

Synonyms[edit]


Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian انبار(ambār).

Noun[edit]

ambar

  1. barn, granary

Declension[edit]


Indonesian[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Arabic عَنْبَر(ʿanbar), from Middle Persian ʾmbl (ambar, ambergris).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈambar]
  • Hyphenation: am‧bar

Noun[edit]

ambar (first-person possessive ambarku, second-person possessive ambarmu, third-person possessive ambarnya)

  1. amber: a hard, generally yellow to brown translucent fossil resin, used for jewellery. One variety, blue amber, appears blue rather than yellow under direct sunlight.
    Synonyms: amber, kahrab
  2. ambergris: the waxy product of the sperm whale.
Synonyms[edit]

Compounds[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Karey [Term?].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈambar]
  • Hyphenation: am‧bar

Noun[edit]

ambar (first-person possessive ambarku, second-person possessive ambarmu, third-person possessive ambarnya)

  1. poison to catch fish.

Further reading[edit]


Ladino[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Hebrew אַמְבָּר(ʾambār), from Middle Iranian *ambār. Compare Persian انبار(ambâr). (Can this(+) etymology be sourced?)

Or from Turkish ambar, from the same origin.

Noun[edit]

ambar m (Latin spelling)

  1. storeroom, attic, cellar

Further reading[edit]

  • Aitor García Moreno, editor (2013–), “ambar”, in Diccionario Histórico Judeoespañol (in Spanish), CSIC
  • Joseph Nehama, Jesús Cantera (1977), “ámbar”, in Dictionnaire du Judéo-Espagnol (in French), Madrid: CSIC, →ISBN, page 35
  • Elli Kohen & Dahlia Kohen-Gordon (2000), “ambar”, in Ladino–English Concise Encyclopedic Dictionary, Hippocrene Books, →ISBN, page 22
  • Recuero, Pascual (1977), “anbar”, in Diccionario Básico Ladino-Español (in Spanish), 2nd edition, Barcelona: Riopiedras Ediciones, →ISBN, page 13

Romanian[edit]

Noun[edit]

ambar n (plural ambare)

  1. Alternative form of hambar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish انبار(ambar), from Persian انبار(ambâr).

Noun[edit]

ȁmbār m (Cyrillic spelling а̏мба̄р)

  1. barn
  2. granary
  3. silo

Declension[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish انبار(embar, ambar), borrowed from Persian انبار(ambâr).

Noun[edit]

ambar

  1. barn
  2. granary
  3. (nautical) hold

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative ambar
Definite accusative ambarı
Singular Plural
Nominative ambar ambarlar
Definite accusative ambarı ambarları
Dative ambara ambarlara
Locative ambarda ambarlarda
Ablative ambardan ambarlardan
Genitive ambarın ambarların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular ambarım ambarlarım
2nd singular ambarın ambarların
3rd singular ambarı ambarları
1st plural ambarımız ambarlarımız
2nd plural ambarınız ambarlarınız
3rd plural ambarları ambarları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular ambarımı ambarlarımı
2nd singular ambarını ambarlarını
3rd singular ambarını ambarlarını
1st plural ambarımızı ambarlarımızı
2nd plural ambarınızı ambarlarınızı
3rd plural ambarlarını ambarlarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular ambarıma ambarlarıma
2nd singular ambarına ambarlarına
3rd singular ambarına ambarlarına
1st plural ambarımıza ambarlarımıza
2nd plural ambarınıza ambarlarınıza
3rd plural ambarlarına ambarlarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular ambarımda ambarlarımda
2nd singular ambarında ambarlarında
3rd singular ambarında ambarlarında
1st plural ambarımızda ambarlarımızda
2nd plural ambarınızda ambarlarınızda
3rd plural ambarlarında ambarlarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular ambarımdan ambarlarımdan
2nd singular ambarından ambarlarından
3rd singular ambarından ambarlarından
1st plural ambarımızdan ambarlarımızdan
2nd plural ambarınızdan ambarlarınızdan
3rd plural ambarlarından ambarlarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular ambarımın ambarlarımın
2nd singular ambarının ambarlarının
3rd singular ambarının ambarlarının
1st plural ambarımızın ambarlarımızın
2nd plural ambarınızın ambarlarınızın
3rd plural ambarlarının ambarlarının

References[edit]

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “ambar”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Avery, Robert et al., editors (2013) The Redhouse Dictionary Turkish/Ottoman English, 21st edition, Istanbul: Sev Yayıncılık, →ISBN