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

Further reading[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Italian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /aˈva.re/
  • Rhymes: -are
  • Hyphenation: a‧và‧re

Adjective[edit]

avare f pl

  1. feminine plural of avaro (mean, stingy)

Noun[edit]

avare

  1. plural of avara (female miser)

Etymology 2[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈa.va.re/
  • Rhymes: -avare
  • Hyphenation: à‧va‧re

Adjective[edit]

avare

  1. feminine plural of avaro (Avar)

Noun[edit]

avare

  1. plural of avara (female Avar)

Anagrams[edit]


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]


Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish آواره(exiled; vagrant; homeless; wretched; idle), from Persian [Term?].

Adjective[edit]

avare

  1. vagabond, vagrant, hobo

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Nişanyan, Sevan (2002–), “avare”, in Nişanyan Sözlük
  • Redhouse, James W. (1890), “آواره”, in A Turkish and English Lexicon, Constantinople: A. H. Boyajian, page 233
  • Avery, Robert et al., editors (2013) The Redhouse Dictionary Turkish/Ottoman English, 21st edition, Istanbul: Sev Yayıncılık, →ISBN
  • avare in kelimeler.gen.tr

Yola[edit]

Adverb[edit]

avare

  1. Alternative form of avar

References[edit]

  • Jacob Poole (1867), William Barnes, editor, A Glossary, With some Pieces of Verse, of the old Dialect of the English Colony in the Baronies of Forth and Bargy, County of Wexford, Ireland, London: J. Russell Smith, page 23