haar

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See also: Haar and hår

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Related to Middle Dutch hare and modern Dutch haere.

Noun[edit]

haar (plural haars)

  1. Coastal fog along the coast of North East England and Scotland bordering the North Sea.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Dutch haar.

Pronoun[edit]

haar (subject sy)

  1. her (object)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Dutch haar.

Determiner[edit]

haar

  1. her

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Etymology 3[edit]

From Dutch haar.

Noun[edit]

haar (plural hare)

  1. hair

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Dutch haer, from Old Dutch hiro, from Proto-Germanic *hezōi.

Pronoun[edit]

haar f

  1. (personal) Third-person singular, feminine object pronoun: her
    Ik zeg het tegen haar (1), maar je kunt haar (2) beter nog een mailtje sturen.
    I’ll mention it to her, but you’d better send her a mail as well.
    (1) accusative personal pronoun, (2) dative personal pronoun
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Middle Dutch haer, from Old Dutch hira, from Proto-Germanic *hezōz.

Determiner[edit]

haar (dependent possessive, independent possessive hare, contracted form 'r)

  1. Third-person singular, feminine possessive adjective: her
    • Wikipedia, Dood van Diana Frances Spencer
      Op 31 augustus 1997 overleed Diana Frances Spencer, Prinses van Wales bij een auto-ongeluk in een tunnel bij de Pont de l'Alma in Parijs, samen met haar vriend Dodi Al-Fayed en hun chauffeur. — On August 31, 1997, Diana Frances Spencer, Princess of Wales, died in a car accident in a tunnel by the Pont de l'Alma in Paris, together with her friend Dodi Al-Fayed and their driver.
Inflection[edit]


Synonyms[edit]
  • heur (archaic or dialectal variant)

Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Dutch haer, from Old Dutch hiro, from Proto-Germanic *hezǫ̂.

Determiner[edit]

haar (dependent possessive, independent possive hare)

  1. (archaic) Third-person plural possessive adjective: their
Usage notes[edit]
  • Haar (“their”) was the normal Middle Dutch form for all genders in the plural. In modern Dutch, hun successively replaced haar in this function. Some writers of the 19th and early 20th century made a learned distinction, using hun as the masculine and neuter plural, but haar for the feminine in both singular and plural: mannen en hunne vrouwen (“men and their wives”) versus vrouwen en hare mannen (“women and their husbands”).
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Middle Dutch hâer, from Old Dutch hār, from Proto-Germanic *hērą.

Noun[edit]

haar n, c (plural haren, diminutive haartje n)

  1. (uncountable) hair (collection of hairs)
  2. (countable) hair (mammalian keratin filament)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The noun is traditionally neuter in all senses. As a countable noun, it is now sometimes of common gender.
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German[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

haar

  1. Imperative singular of haaren.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of haaren.

Scots[edit]

Noun[edit]

haar (uncountable)

  1. sea fog