påår

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See also: paar, Paar, and Påår

Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Påår (pair). Akin to German paar and Luxembourgish puer.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Viennese) IPA(key): /ˈpɔa̯/
  • Hyphenation: påår

Determiner[edit]

a påår

  1. (Vienna) a few; some
    • 1847, Joseph Kartsch, Feldbleameln (Gedichte in österreichischer Mundart) für seine liaw'n Låndsleut z'såmma brockt, volume 2, page 48:
      Denn nåch a påår Jåhrn kummt'r
      Z'ruck, enga Bua,
      [...]
      Then, after a few years, he comes
      back, your son,
      [...]
    • 1938, Josef Weinheber, Wien wörtlich, Impression im März:
      Zwischen d'Bam palästern a påår Lackeln,
      g'schrian uns söig mit an Fetzenbålln
      Between the trees a few men play football,
      they're calling us, happy with a ball of scraps

References[edit]

  • Maria Hornung; Sigmar Grüner (2002), “bǫa”, in Wörterbuch der Wiener Mundart, 2nd edition, ÖBV & HPT