klar

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See also: Klar, klár, and klär

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

klar (plural klar)

  1. In Karen animism, one of the thirty-seven spirits that are said to embody every individual.

Anagrams[edit]


Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /klar/, [kʰlɑːˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German klār, from Latin clārus (clear).

Adjective[edit]

klar

  1. clear
  2. bright
  3. plain
  4. distinct
  5. lucid
  6. conscious
  7. (indeclinable) ready

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of klar
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular klar klarere klarest2
Neuter singular klart klarere klarest2
Plural klare klarere klarest2
Definite attributive1 klare klarere klareste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Non-lemma forms.

Verb[edit]

klar

  1. imperative of klare

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German klār, clār, borrowed via French clair and Middle Dutch claer, from Latin clārus (bright).[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

klar (comparative klarer, superlative am klarsten)

  1. clear; transparent; bright
  2. clear; unambiguous; understood

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Interjection[edit]

klar!

  1. okay!; sure!; all right!
  2. (sarcastically) (yeah) sure!; (yeah) right!

References[edit]

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “klar”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in German), 22nd edition, ISBN 3-11-006800-1

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German klār and Old Norse klárr, from Latin clārus (clear).

Adjective[edit]

klar (neuter singular klart, definite singular and plural klare, comparative klarere, indefinite superlative klarest, definite superlative klareste)

  1. clear
  2. bright
  3. plain
  4. distinct
  5. lucid
  6. conscious
  7. ready (not comparable)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

See klare (to handle, to manage).

Verb[edit]

klar

  1. imperative of klare

References[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse klárr, from Middle Low German klār, from Latin clārus (clear).

Alternative forms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

klar (neuter singular klart, definite singular and plural klare, comparative klarare, indefinite superlative klarast, definite superlative klaraste)

  1. clear
  2. bright
  3. plain
  4. distinct
  5. lucid
  6. conscious
  7. ready (not comparable)
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

klar

  1. imperative of klare

References[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

klar (comparative klarare, superlative klarast)

  1. ready, finished, done
    Middagen är klar!
    Dinner's ready!
  2. clear; without clouds
  3. clear; free of ambiguity; easy to understand
  4. completely transparent
    Klar som kristall.
    Clear as crystal.

Declension[edit]

Inflection of klar
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular klar klarare klarast
Neuter singular klart klarare klarast
Plural klara klarare klarast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 klare klarare klaraste
All klara klarare klaraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in an attributive role.

Related terms[edit]