kar

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See also: Kar, kár, Kár, kâr, kär, Kär, kår, and kār-

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar (plural kars)

  1. (marketing, in product names) Deliberate misspelling of car.
    • 1989, International Shrine Clowns Association, page 26:
      In the fifties the need for a Klown vehicle was evident and a King Midget Frame was acquired and a Klown Kar was added.

Anagrams[edit]


Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kar, from Middle Dutch carre, from Latin carrus or the mediaeval variant carra, from Gaulish carros.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kar/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

kar (plural karre, diminutive karretjie)

  1. cart
  2. car, automobile

Synonyms[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

According to Orel, borrowed from Romani kar.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar m (indefinite plural kar, definite singular kari, definite plural karet)

  1. (anatomy) penis
  2. (slang, vulgar) cock, dick

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Synonyms[edit]

  • penis m (chiefly formal)
  • luc m (childish)
  • karuc m (colloquial, slightly vulgar, diminutive)
  • dërrasë f (vulgar)
  • hu m (vulgar)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Orel, Vladimir (1998) , “kar”, in Albanian Etymological Dictionary, Leiden, Boston, Cologne: Brill, →ISBN, page 170

Azerbaijani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian کر(kar).

Adjective[edit]

kar (comparative daha kar, superlative ən kar)

  1. deaf
  2. (phonetics, of a consonant) voiceless
    kar samitlərvoiceless consonants

Antonyms[edit]


Breton[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Brythonic *kar, from Proto-Celtic *karants.

Noun[edit]

kar m (plural kerent)

  1. relative
Mutation[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Noun[edit]

kar

  1. Hard mutation of gar.
Mutation[edit]

Chuukese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

kar

  1. hot

Czech[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar m

  1. cirque

Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ker.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar n (singular definite karret, plural indefinite kar)

  1. vessel
  2. trough

Inflection[edit]


Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch carre, from Latin carrus or the mediaeval variant carra, from Gaulish carros. Doublet of ros.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar f (plural karren, diminutive karretje n)

  1. A cart.
  2. Any wheeled vehicle, in particular a car or truck.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Afrikaans: kar

Elfdalian[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar n

  1. tub, bathtub

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Hungarian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From a Turkic language.

Noun[edit]

kar (plural karok)

  1. arm (upper limb of a human or animal)
  2. lever (a rod with one end fixed, which can be pulled to trigger or control a mechanical device)
  3. crank (bent piece of an axle used to impart a rotation to a mechanical device)
  4. (only with the suffix -ban (in), often preceded by (good) or rossz (bad)) condition (the state or quality; the health status of a medical patient)
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kar karok
accusative kart karokat
dative karnak karoknak
instrumental karral karokkal
causal-final karért karokért
translative karrá karokká
terminative karig karokig
essive-formal karként karokként
essive-modal
inessive karban karokban
superessive karon karokon
adessive karnál karoknál
illative karba karokba
sublative karra karokra
allative karhoz karokhoz
elative karból karokból
delative karról karokról
ablative kartól karoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
karé karoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
karéi karokéi
Possessive forms of kar
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. karom karjaim
2nd person sing. karod karjaid
3rd person sing. karja karjai
1st person plural karunk karjaink
2nd person plural karotok karjaitok
3rd person plural karjuk karjaik
Derived terms[edit]
Compound words
Expressions

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin chorus.

Noun[edit]

kar (plural karok)

  1. faculty (scholarly staff at colleges or universities; usually preceded by the adjective denoting the members, e.g. tanári kar (teaching staff))
  2. faculty (department at a university, e.g. that of arts, science, or law)
    Meronym: tanszék
  3. a group of people performing together (choir, chorus, chorus line, ensemble, etc.)
    Hyponyms: énekkar, tánckar, zenekar
Declension[edit]
Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative kar karok
accusative kart karokat
dative karnak karoknak
instrumental karral karokkal
causal-final karért karokért
translative karrá karokká
terminative karig karokig
essive-formal karként karokként
essive-modal
inessive karban karokban
superessive karon karokon
adessive karnál karoknál
illative karba karokba
sublative karra karokra
allative karhoz karokhoz
elative karból karokból
delative karról karokról
ablative kartól karoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
karé karoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
karéi karokéi
Possessive forms of kar
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. karom karaim
2nd person sing. karod karaid
3rd person sing. kara karai
1st person plural karunk karaink
2nd person plural karotok karaitok
3rd person plural karuk karaik
Derived terms[edit]
Compound words

Usage notes[edit]

These two nouns are almost completely homonymous except for the third person single-object possessive forms and all multiple-object possessive forms, the first one (with the sense "arm") having an extra -j- between the root and the possessive ending.

Further reading[edit]

  • (arm, lever): kar in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • (faculty; ensemble): kar in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Danish kar, from Old Norse ker. Doublet of ker. Cognate with Swedish kar.

Noun[edit]

kar n (genitive singular kars, nominative plural kör)

  1. tub
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From English car.

Noun[edit]

kar n (genitive singular kars, nominative plural kör)

  1. (colloquial, North America) car, automobile
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]
Related terms[edit]

K'iche'[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kar

  1. fish

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

kar

  1. 2nd person singular present indicative form of kārt
  2. 3rd person singular present indicative form of kārt
  3. 3rd person plural present indicative form of kārt
  4. 2nd person singular imperative form of kārt
  5. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of kārt
  6. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of kārt

Ngarrindjeri[edit]

Pronoun[edit]

kar

  1. they

Northern Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar m

  1. work, labor

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse karl, from Proto-Germanic *karilaz.

Noun[edit]

kar m (definite singular karen, indefinite plural karer, definite plural karene)

  1. a bloke, chap, fellow, guy, man
Usage notes[edit]
  • Between 1938 and 1983, kara was a co-standard definite plural form. The form is now considered dialectal. This morphological peculiarity was shared with a choice other masculine nouns: gamp, gutt, hest, and tupp.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Danish kar, from Old Norse ker, in the sense of blood vessels influenced by Latin vas

Noun[edit]

kar n (definite singular karet, indefinite plural kar, definite plural kara or karene)

  1. a container, vessel, tub, vat
  2. a (fish) trap (e.g. for salmon)
  3. a pier (for a bridge)
  4. a vessel, artery, tube in a body or plant
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse karl, from Proto-Germanic *karilaz. Doublet of kall.

Noun[edit]

kar m (definite singular karen, indefinite plural karar, definite plural karane)

  1. a bloke, chap, fellow, guy, man
  2. Synonyms: fyr, mann, type

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ker, from Proto-Germanic *kazą. Doublet of kjer.

Noun[edit]

kar n (definite singular karet, indefinite plural kar, definite plural kara)

  1. a vessel, tub (container of liquid or other substance)
Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Polish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar f

  1. genitive plural of kara

Noun[edit]

kar n

  1. genitive plural of karo

Romani[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

kar m (plural kara)

  1. (anatomy) penis

Descendants[edit]

  • Albanian: kar

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse ker, from Proto-Germanic *kazą.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar n

  1. tub
  2. bathtub

Declension[edit]

Declension of kar 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kar karet kar karen
Genitive kars karets kars karens

Synonyms[edit]

Anagrams[edit]

References[edit]


Tok Pisin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From English car.

Noun[edit]

kar

  1. car

Synonyms[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Turkic 𐰴𐰺(kar, snow), from Proto-Turkic *kār, *Kiār (snow). Compare Proto-Mongolic *karig (strong coldness).

Noun[edit]

kar (definite accusative karı, plural karlar)

  1. snow
Declension[edit]
Inflection
Nominative kar
Definite accusative karı
Singular Plural
Nominative kar karlar
Definite accusative karı karları
Dative kara karlara
Locative karda karlarda
Ablative kardan karlardan
Genitive karın karların
Possessive forms
Nominative Singular Plural
1st singular karım karlarım
2nd singular karın karların
3rd singular karı karları
1st plural karımız karlarımız
2nd plural karınız karlarınız
3rd plural karları karları
Definite accusative Singular Plural
1st singular karımı karlarımı
2nd singular karını karlarını
3rd singular karını karlarını
1st plural karımızı karlarımızı
2nd plural karınızı karlarınızı
3rd plural karlarını karlarını
Dative Singular Plural
1st singular karıma karlarıma
2nd singular karına karlarına
3rd singular karına karlarına
1st plural karımıza karlarımıza
2nd plural karınıza karlarınıza
3rd plural karlarına karlarına
Locative Singular Plural
1st singular karımda karlarımda
2nd singular karında karlarında
3rd singular karında karlarında
1st plural karımızda karlarımızda
2nd plural karınızda karlarınızda
3rd plural karlarında karlarında
Ablative Singular Plural
1st singular karımdan karlarımdan
2nd singular karından karlarından
3rd singular karından karlarından
1st plural karımızdan karlarımızdan
2nd plural karınızdan karlarınızdan
3rd plural karlarından karlarından
Genitive Singular Plural
1st singular karımın karlarımın
2nd singular karının karlarının
3rd singular karının karlarının
1st plural karımızın karlarımızın
2nd plural karınızın karlarınızın
3rd plural karlarının karlarının
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular karım karlarım
2nd singular karsın karlarsın
3rd singular kar
kardır
karlar
karlardır
1st plural karız karlarız
2nd plural karsınız karlarsınız
3rd plural karlar karlardır
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kar in Turkish dictionaries at Türk Dil Kurumu

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

kar

  1. second-person singular imperative of karmak

Uzbek[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian کر(kar).

Adjective[edit]

kar (comparative karroq, superlative eng kar)

  1. deaf

Derived terms[edit]


West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

kar c (plural karren)

  1. choice

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • kar”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Zazaki[edit]

Noun[edit]

kar

  1. (grammar) verb

Synonyms[edit]