astar

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

a- +‎ star

Adjective[edit]

astar (not comparable) (predicative)

  1. Covered with bright or sparkling objects.
    Synonym: spangled
    • 1903, Katherine Cecil Burton, The Circle[1], New York: A.L. Burt, Part 2, Chapter 6, p. 171:
      [] they could follow the high-rose hedge, already astar with buds.
    • 1959, Mabel Esther Allan (as Jean Estoril), Drina Dances Alone, New York: Scholastic, 1989, Chapter 6, p. 71,[2]
      The hedges were astar with blackthorn and there were primroses and cowslips on the banks.
  2. Shining as if with sparks or small points of light.
    Synonyms: sparkling, twinkling
    • 1908, Lucy Maud Montgomery, chapter 8, in Anne of Green Gables[3], Boston: L.C. Page, pages 79–80:
      She found Anne standing motionless before a picture hanging on the wall between the two windows, with her hands clasped behind her, her face uplifted, and her eyes astar with dreams.
    • 1993, Anne Gay, chapter 33, in Dancing on the Volcano[4], London: Orbit, page 373:
      Astar with the cold fire of gems, it [the palace] was.

Anagrams[edit]

Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkishآستر⁩, ⁧آستار⁩, from Persianآستر(âstar).

Noun[edit]

astar m (plural astare, definite astari, definite plural astaret)

  1. lining (as of a garment)

Declension[edit]

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin astēr, from Ancient Greek ἀστήρ (astḗr).

Noun[edit]

astar m (genitive singular astair, nominative plural astair)

  1. aster
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

astar m (genitive singular astair, nominative plural astair)

  1. Alternative form of aistear (journey; roundabout way; inconvenience)

Declension[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

Khalaj[edit]

Perso-Arabic آستَر

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Azerbaijani astar, from Persianآستر(âstar). Doublet of âstər, directly from Persian.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Xarrâbî) IPA(key): [astaɾ]

Noun[edit]

astar (definite accusative astarı, plural astarlar)

  1. lining
    Synonym: âstər

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Doerfer, Gerhard (1980) Wörterbuch des Chaladsch (Dialekt von Charrab) [Khalaj dictionary] (in German), Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

astar m (genitive singular astair, plural astaran)

  1. distance
  2. speed

Derived terms[edit]

Mutation[edit]

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

Further reading[edit]

  • Edward Dwelly (1911), “astar”, in Faclair Gàidhlig gu Beurla le Dealbhan [The Illustrated Gaelic–English Dictionary], 10th edition, Edinburgh: Birlinn Limited, →ISBN

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkishآستار(astar), from Persianآستر(âstar).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: as‧tar

Noun[edit]

astar (definite accusative astarı, plural astarlar)

  1. lining (as of a garment)

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative astar
Definite accusative astarı
Singular Plural
Nominative astar astarlar
Definite accusative astarı astarları
Dative astara astarlara
Locative astarda astarlarda
Ablative astardan astarlardan
Genitive astarın astarların
Possessive forms
Nominative
Singular Plural
1st singular astarım astarlarım
2nd singular astarın astarların
3rd singular astarı astarları
1st plural astarımız astarlarımız
2nd plural astarınız astarlarınız
3rd plural astarları astarları
Definite accusative
Singular Plural
1st singular astarımı astarlarımı
2nd singular astarını astarlarını
3rd singular astarını astarlarını
1st plural astarımızı astarlarımızı
2nd plural astarınızı astarlarınızı
3rd plural astarlarını astarlarını
Dative
Singular Plural
1st singular astarıma astarlarıma
2nd singular astarına astarlarına
3rd singular astarına astarlarına
1st plural astarımıza astarlarımıza
2nd plural astarınıza astarlarınıza
3rd plural astarlarına astarlarına
Locative
Singular Plural
1st singular astarımda astarlarımda
2nd singular astarında astarlarında
3rd singular astarında astarlarında
1st plural astarımızda astarlarımızda
2nd plural astarınızda astarlarınızda
3rd plural astarlarında astarlarında
Ablative
Singular Plural
1st singular astarımdan astarlarımdan
2nd singular astarından astarlarından
3rd singular astarından astarlarından
1st plural astarımızdan astarlarımızdan
2nd plural astarınızdan astarlarınızdan
3rd plural astarlarından astarlarından
Genitive
Singular Plural
1st singular astarımın astarlarımın
2nd singular astarının astarlarının
3rd singular astarının astarlarının
1st plural astarımızın astarlarımızın
2nd plural astarınızın astarlarınızın
3rd plural astarlarının astarlarının

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