hvar

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Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

Adverb[edit]

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where (of location)
    Hvar áttu heima?
    Where do you live?
    Hvar er hann niðurkominn?
    What’s become of him?
    Hvar í ósköpunum varstu, Óskar?
    Where in heaven’s name were you, Óskar?

Derived terms[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *hwar (where), formed with a locative suffix from the stem of *hwaz (who). Cognate with Old English hwær, Old Frisian hwēr, Old Saxon hwar, Old Dutch war, wara, Old High German war, Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐍂 (hwar).

Adverb[edit]

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • hvar in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Swedish[edit]

Adverb[edit]

hvar

  1. Obsolete spelling of var

Conjunction[edit]

hvar

  1. Obsolete spelling of var