jaro

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See also: Jaro, járó, and ĵaro

Czech[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *jaro, *jarъ, *jarь, *jara, from Proto-Indo-European *yōro-, *yeh₁ro- (year, spring), *yeh₁r-. Cognate with English year, German Jahr (year), Latin hōra (hour, time, season), Ancient Greek ὥρα (hṓra, year, season).[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈjaro/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

jaro n

  1. spring (season)

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Seasons in Czech · roční období (layout · text)
jaro (spring) léto (summer) podzim (autumn) zima (winter)

References[edit]

  1. ^ "jaro" in Jiří Rejzek, Český etymologický slovník, electronic version, Leda, 2007
  2. ^ "jaro" in Václav Machek, Etymologický slovník jazyka českého, second edition, Academia, 1968

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Esperanto[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From German Jahr.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaro (accusative singular jaron, plural jaroj, accusative plural jarojn)

  1. year
    • 1905, L. L. Zamenhof, speech at the first World Congress of Esperanto.
      Kaj antaŭ kelke da jaroj mortis tiu persono, al kiu Esperanto ŝuldas multe.
      And several years ago that person, to whom Esperanto owes a great deal, passed away.
    • 1920, Edmond Privat Vivo de Zamenhof, [1]
      Kvankam neriĉa, li proponis anonime certan sumon por daŭrigi la gazeton dum tri jaroj.
      Although not rich, he proposed anonymously a certain sum for continuing the gazette for three years.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Ido: yaro

Ido[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Esperanto ĵaroEnglish jarFrench jarreItalian giaraSpanish jarra, jarro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʒaro/, /ˈd͡ʒaro/

Noun[edit]

jaro (plural jari)

  1. jar (container)

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaro m (plural jaros)

  1. Alternative form of aro (arum plant)

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Adjective[edit]

jaro (feminine singular jara, masculine plural jaros, feminine plural jaras)

  1. (of an animal, chiefly a pig) reddish, ruddy

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

jaro m (plural jaros)

  1. Alternative form of aro (arum lily)

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