har

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English[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle English harre, herre, from Old English heorra (hinge; cardinal point), from Proto-Germanic *herzô (hinge), from Proto-Indo-European *(s)kerd- (to move, sway, swing, jump). Cognate with Scots herre, harr, har (hinge), Dutch harre, her, har (hinge), Icelandic hjarri (hinge), Latin cardō (hinge).

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

har (plural hars)

  1. (dialectal) A hinge.

Etymology 2[edit]

Onomatopoeic.

Alternative forms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

har

  1. A sound of laughter, with a sarcastic connotation.

Anagrams[edit]


Alemannic German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German har.

Adverb[edit]

har

  1. (Uri) hither, here (to this place)

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Basque[edit]

Noun[edit]

har

  1. worm, caterpillar

See also[edit]


Cimbrian[edit]

Noun[edit]

har n

  1. (anatomy, Luserna, Thirteen Communities) hair

References[edit]

  • Umberto Patuzzi, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar, Luserna: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

har

  1. present tense of have

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

har f (plural harren)

  1. (dated) hinge
    Synonym: scharnier

Etymology 2[edit]

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Noun[edit]

har f (plural harren, diminutive harretje n)

  1. (dialectal, chiefly diminutive) gap, narrow opening (especially of doors, windows and hatches)
    Synonym: kier

Faroese[edit]

Adverb[edit]

har (not comparable)

  1. there

Antonyms[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Irish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

har

  1. h-prothesized form of ar

Koyra Chiini[edit]

Noun[edit]

har

  1. man

References[edit]

  • Jeffrey Heath, A Grammar of Koyra Chiini: The Songhay of Timbuktu

Middle English[edit]

Determiner[edit]

har

  1. (chiefly West Midland and Kentish dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)

References[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

har

  1. present tense of ha

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

har

  1. present tense of ha

Occitan[edit]

Verb[edit]

har

  1. (Gascony) Alternative form of faire

Conjugation[edit]

This verb needs an inflection-table template.


Old English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hairaz, from Proto-Indo-European *key-, *koy-. Cognate with Old High German hēr (German hehr (august, holy)), Old Norse hárr (grey), Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌹𐍃 (hais, torch), Old Saxon hēr. Non-Germanic cognates include Sanskrit केतु (ketu, light, torch).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

hār

  1. Grey-haired, old and grey, venerable.

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Old High German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle). Compare Old Saxon hār, Old English her, hǣr, Old Norse hár.

Noun[edit]

hār n

  1. hair

Descendants[edit]


Old Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hērą.

Noun[edit]

hār n

  1. hair

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ancient Greek χάρις (kháris).

Noun[edit]

har m

  1. grace

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

har

  1. present tense of ha.

Uzbek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Persian هر (har).

Determiner[edit]

har

  1. each
  2. every
  3. any

West Frisian[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

har

  1. her (object and possessive)
  2. them
  3. their

Usage notes[edit]

  • Harren is used for "their" when there is one thing being possessed by all of "them". "Har" is used for "their" when more than one thing is being possessed.