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Variant of queer.
- (dated, Ireland, Appalachia) Queer, strange.
- I was after finishing my dinner when there was quare knock on the door.
- (Ireland, used for emphasis) A lot of, very, great.
- He'd brought a quare amount of money with him.
- (Classical) IPA(key): /ˈkʷaː.reː/, [ˈkʷäːreː]
- (modern Italianate Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /ˈkwa.re/, [ˈkwäːre]
quārē (not comparable)
- (interrogative) by what means, how
- (interrogative) from what cause, on what account, why, wherefore
- Odi et amo, quare id faciam, fortasse requiris; nescio, sed fieri sentio et excrucior.
- I hate and I love. Why I do this perhaps you ask. I do not know, but I sense that it happens and I am tormented.
- (relative) therefore, and so, hence, for this reason, for which reason
- Inveniuntur enim praeter amnem mirae villae et horti, qui a regibus Franciae in XVI° saeculo structi sunt: quare Liger hodie saepe regale flumen vocatur.
- However, besides rivers/streams are found marvelous estates and gardens, which were constructed by kings of France during the 16th century: which is why the Loire today is often called a royal river.
- Quare quassato corpore neque frigora neque aestus facile tolerabat.
- Hence, because of his delicate health, he could easily tolerate neither cold nor hot conditions.
- Aragonese: car
- Catalan: car
- Esperanto: ĉar
- Occitan: car
- Franco-Provençal: car
- Old French: quer
- French: car
- Portuguese: cá (archaic)
- Spanish: car (archaic)