avare

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See also: avarè and Avaré

Esperanto[edit]

Adverb[edit]

avare

  1. covetously

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a modification of the older popular form aver after the original etymology, Latin avarus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /a.vaʁ/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

avare (plural avares)

  1. stingy, skinflint

Noun[edit]

avare m or f (plural avares)

  1. scrooge, miser

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Italian[edit]

Pronunciation 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

avare

  1. feminine plural of avaro

Noun[edit]

avare f pl

  1. feminine plural of avaro

Pronunciation 2[edit]

Adjective[edit]

avare

  1. feminine plural of avaro

Noun[edit]

avare f

  1. plural of avara

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From avārus (avaricious, covetous, greedy), from aveō (wish, desire, long for, crave).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

avārē (comparative avārius, superlative avārissimē)

  1. greedily, avariciously, covetously
    Synonyms: avāriter, avidē, aviditer
  2. stingily
    Synonym: avāriter

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • avare in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • avare in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • avare in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré Latin-Français, Hachette

Norman[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French avare.

Noun[edit]

avare m (plural avares)

  1. (Jersey) miser

Synonyms[edit]