par

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

Abbreviation.

Abbreviation[edit]

par

  1. paragraph
  2. parallel
  3. parenthesis
  4. parish

Etymology 2[edit]

From French par (through, by), from Latin per (through).

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

par

  1. By; with.
Usage notes[edit]
  • Used frequently in Middle English in phrases taken from French, being sometimes written as a part of the word which it governs; as, par amour, or paramour; par cas, or parcase; par fay, or parfay.

Noun[edit]

par (plural pars)

  1. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.
  2. Equality of condition or circumstances.
  3. (golf, mostly uncountable) The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole.
    He needs to make this shot for par.
  4. (golf, countable) A hole in which a player achieves par
  5. Young salmon (also spelled parr)
Derived terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

par (third-person singular simple present pars, present participle parring, simple past and past participle parred)

  1. (transitive, golf) To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes.
    He will need to par every hole in order to win this game.

Anagrams[edit]


Ambonese Malay[edit]

Preposition[edit]

par

  1. for

Aromanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pāreō. Compare Daco-Romanian părea, par.

Noun[edit]

par

  1. I seem, appear.
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Latin pālus. Compare Daco-Romanian par.

Noun[edit]

par

  1. stake

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From late Old Norse par, from Middle Low German par, from Latin pār.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

par n (singular definite parret, plural indefinite par)

  1. pair
  2. couple
Inflection[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From English par.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paːr/, [pʰɑː]

Noun[edit]

par c

  1. (golf) par (the allotted number of strokes to reach the hole)

Etymology 3[edit]

See parre.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /paːr/, [pʰɑːˀ]

Verb[edit]

par

  1. Imperative of parre.

Faroese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From late Old Norse par, from Middle Low German par, from Latin pār.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

par n (genitive singular pars, plural pør)

  1. pair

Declension[edit]

n5 Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative par parið pør pørini
Accusative par parið pør pørini
Dative pari parinum pørum pørunum
Genitive pars parsins para paranna

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin per

Pronunciation[edit]

Preposition[edit]

par

  1. through
    par la fenêtre
    through the window
    aller par le parc
    go through the park
  2. by (used to introduce a means)
    voyager par train
    travel by train
    par surprise
    by surprise
  3. over (used to express direction)
    Viens par ici !
    Come over here!
  4. from (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement)
    voir par devant
    see from the back
    le liquide est arrivé par le robinet
    the liquid arrived from the tap
  5. around, round (inside of)
    par tout le cinéma
    all around the cinema
  6. on (situated on, used in certain phrase)
    par terre
    on the ground
  7. on, at, in (used to denote a time something occurs)
    par un beau jour
    on a nice day
    par un soir
    in one evening
  8. in
    marcher par deux
    walk in twos
  9. per, a, an
    trois fois par semaine
    three times a week
  10. out of (used to describe the reason for something)
    par pure colère
    out of pure angry
    par tristesse
    out of sadness
  11. for
  12. by (used to introduce the agent in a passive construction)
    le bateau est attaqué par des pirates.
    the boat is [being] attacked by pirates.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

par m (plural pars)

  1. (golf) par

Anagrams[edit]


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German par, from Latin pār (equal).

Noun[edit]

par n

  1. pair
  2. a couple, two people who are dating
  3. (poker) pair
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From English par.

Noun[edit]

par n

  1. (golf) par
Declension[edit]

Indo-Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese para, from Old Portuguese pera, from per (through) + ad (to).

Preposition[edit]

par

  1. (Diu) to (indicates indirect object)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told (literally: said to) his father []
  2. (Diu) for (indicates subject of an infinitive)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:
      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to regale ourselves:

Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

par f

  1. share, part

Etymology[edit]

From *p- + *ar-, cognate with Avestan [script?] (yārə-, year)[script?], English year, all from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁r- (year).

Noun[edit]

par f

  1. last year

Adverb[edit]

par

  1. last year

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Proto-Indo-European *per (exchange). Cognates include the Ancient Greek πέρνημι (pernēmi), πιπράσκω (pipraskō), and πόρνη (pornē), and the Lithuanian pirkti.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

pār m, f, n (genitive paris); third declension

  1. equal
  2. like
  3. suitable

Inflection[edit]

Third declension, variation of one ending (3:1E). Third declension, neuter nominative singular like masculine/feminine.

Number Singular Plural
Case \ Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
nominative pār pār parēs paria
genitive paris paris parium parium
dative parī parī paribus paribus
accusative parem pār parēs paria
ablative parī parī paribus paribus
vocative pār pār parēs paria

Derived terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Descendants[edit]


Latvian[edit]

Preposition[edit]

par (with accusative)

  1. about, on
  2. than
  3. for (price)
  4. as

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

par

  1. rafsi of cpare.

Middle French[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

par

  1. by (introduces an agent)
    • 1532, François Rabelais, Pantagruel:
      Comment Epistemon qui avoit la teste tranchée, fut guery habillement par Panurge.
      How Epistemon who had his head cut off was adroitly cured by Panurge
      .

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Noun[edit]

par n (definite singular paret, indefinite plural par, definite plural para or parene)

  1. a pair
    et par sko - a pair of shoes
  2. a couple
  3. a few (determiner)
    for et par dager siden - a few days ago

Derived terms[edit]

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Wikipedia no

Noun[edit]

par n (uncountable)

  1. (golf) par
    ett slag under par - one stroke under par



Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Noun[edit]

par n (definite singular paret, indefinite plural par, definite plural para)

  1. a pair
    eit par sko - a pair of shoes
  2. a couple
  3. a few (determiner)
    for eit par dagar sidan - a few days ago

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

par n (uncountable)

  1. (golf) par
    eitt slag under par - one stroke under par

Old French[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

par

  1. by; via (introduces a medium)
  2. because of; due to (introduces a medium)
  3. by
  4. by; through; across
  5. by (introduces an exclamation)

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese par, from Latin pār (equal, like), from Proto-Indo-European *per (exchange).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

par m (plural pares)

  1. A pair.
  2. A couple.
  3. (golf) par.

Adjective[edit]

par m, f (plural pares; uncomparable)

  1. (number) even.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin pālus (stake).

Noun[edit]

par m (plural pari)

  1. stake
Related terms[edit]
See also[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Form of părea.

Verb[edit]

par

  1. first-person singular present tense form of părea.
  2. first-person singular subjunctive form of părea.
  3. third-person plural present tense form of părea.

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pār (equal, like).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

pȃr m (Cyrillic spelling па̑р)

  1. pair, couple

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]


Slovene[edit]

Noun[edit]

par m inan (??? please provide the genitive!, ??? please provide the nominative plural!)

  1. couple (two partners)


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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pār (equal, like).

Adjective[edit]

par m, f (plural pares)

  1. even

Noun[edit]

par m (plural pares)

  1. pair
  2. (physics) two equal non-collinear forces

Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

par n

  1. a pair, a couple (either two or a few of something)
  2. a couple, two people who are dating

Declension[edit]

Related terms[edit]


Venetian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin pār. Compare Italian paio

Noun[edit]

par m (plural pari)

  1. pair