baar

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See also: Baar, bår, and -baar

Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch baren.

Verb[edit]

baar (present baar, present participle barende, past participle gebaar)

  1. to give birth to; to bear

Usage notes[edit]

  • The passive is formed with the irregular past participle gebore. Compare:
Die vrou het gisteraand ’n kind gebaar. — “The woman bore a child last night.”
Die kind is gisteraand gebore. — “The child was born last night.”

Cimbrian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German wār.

Adjective[edit]

baar

  1. true

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • “baar” in Umberto Martello Martalar, Alfonso Bellotto, Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Setti Communi vicentini, 1st edition, 1974.

Crimean Gothic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *barną (child); compare Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐍂𐌽 (barn). The form baar may be a misprint for barn. Alternatively, -rn may have been simplified to -r, as it was in some dialects of High German; compare Luxembourgish Kär, Dar.

Noun[edit]

baar

  1. child or boy
    • 1562, Ogier Ghiselin de Busbecq:
      Baar. Puer.

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian بهار (bahâr).

Noun[edit]

baar

  1. spring

Declension[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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Noun[edit]

baar m (plural baren, diminutive baartje n)

  1. A bar (of gold, metal…).
  2. A bier, a stretcher, a device used to carry something, especially wounded or dead people.
  3. A bed on which a dead person is displayed before he is buried.
    • 1922, Albert Verwey, De weg van het licht, De Gerichte Wil
      Wanneer ik stierf en zij die mij beminden / Rondom mijn baar staan en de een d’andre vraagt:
      Wenn I died and those that loved me stand around my dead bed and one asks the other:
  4. (poetic, archaic, mostly used in the plural) A wave.
    • 1716, H.K. Poot, Mengeldichten, Die spade komt ook.
      Ulisses zworf weleer op wilde woeste baren,/ Minerves wreeden wrok en wrange wraek ten doel,
      Ulisses roamed on wild violent waves, towards Minerva’s cruel anger and bitter revenge
Synonyms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

baar (not comparable)

  1. Said of money; cash.
    • Ik heb geen baar geld bij me.
      I have no cash on me.
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of baar
uninflected baar
inflected bare
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial baar
indefinite m./f. sing. bare
n. sing. baar
plural bare
definite bare
partitive baars

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Malay baru.

Noun[edit]

baar m (plural baren, diminutive baartje n)

  1. (historical, nautical or relating to Indonesia) greenhorn, newbie
    • 1930 August 3, Si Omong, "Baren en... baren.", Algemeen Handelsblad, ochtendblad, page 12.
      Een leergierige baar wil gedurende het eerste etmaal van ijn verblijf op Java alles zien, alles weten, alles proeven.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

baar

  1. first-person singular present indicative of baren
  2. imperative of baren

Estonian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

baar (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. bar, public house

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

baar m (genitive singular baar, plural baaryn)

  1. crop, yield

Mutation[edit]

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baar vaar maar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.