snar

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See also: snář

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Akin to Low German and Old Dutch snarren, German schnarren, English snore.

Verb[edit]

snar (third-person singular simple present snars, present participle snarring, simple past and past participle snarred)

  1. (obsolete) To snarl.
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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.


Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

snar (comparative snarari, superlative snarastur)

  1. quick

Inflection[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse snarr

Adjective[edit]

snar (neuter singular snart, definite singular and plural snare, comparative snarere, indefinite superlative snarest, definite superlative snareste)

  1. quick, swift

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse snarr

Adjective[edit]

snar (neuter singular snart, definite singular and plural snare, comparative snarare, indefinite superlative snarast, definite superlative snaraste)

  1. quick, swift

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Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Low German snoor.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

snar (comparative snarare, superlative snarast)

  1. near-term, immediate, ready
    min snara återkomst
    my not too distant return
    inom en snar framtid
    within the near future
    inom den snaraste framtiden
    within the nearest future

Declension[edit]

Inflection of snar
Indefinite/attributive Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular snar snarare snarast
Neuter singular snart snarare snarast
Plural snara snarare snarast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 snare snarare snaraste
All snara snarare snaraste
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.

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