thar

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English[edit]

Adverb[edit]

thar ‎(not comparable)

  1. Nonstandard form of there.
    • 1849, Dr. M.F. Stephenson, assayor at the Mint at Lumpkin Court House, Dahlonega, Georgia[1]:
      Thar's gold in them thar hills.

Noun[edit]

thar ‎(plural thars)

  1. Alternative spelling of tahr

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From ther(to cut, slay), with a similar sense development in other IE languages[2].

Verb[edit]

thar ‎(first-person singular past tense thara, participle tharë)

  1. to add ferment (to the milk)
Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ [1]
  2. ^ A Concise Historical Grammar of the Albanian Language, V.Orel, Koninklijke Brill ,Leiden 2000, p.472

Irish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Irish tar, dar(across, beyond), from Proto-Celtic *ter, from Proto-Indo-European *tr. Cognate with Welsh tra; Latin trans, English through, Dutch door. Compare Scottish Gaelic thar.

Preposition[edit]

thar ‎(plus dative, triggers no mutation in general references but lenition in qualified or particularized references)

  1. over
    1. over, across; over, above
      thar an abhainn‎ ― across the river
  2. by, past; through
    thar an doras‎ ― through the door
  3. beyond
    thar m’eolas‎ ― beyond my knowledge
  4. more than
Inflection[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

thar

  1. Lenited form of tar.

References[edit]

  • "thar" in Foclóir Gaeilge-Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • 1 tar, dar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.

Old Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þar.

Adverb[edit]

thar

  1. there

Descendants[edit]


Old Saxon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *þar.

Adverb[edit]

thar

  1. there

Scottish Gaelic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Irish tar, dar(across, beyond), from Proto-Celtic *ter, from Proto-Indo-European *tr. Cognate with Welsh tra; Latin trans, English through, Dutch door. Compare Irish thar.

Preposition[edit]

thar

  1. over, across
    Sheòl sinn thar na mara.‎ ― We sailed across the sea.
  2. beyond
    Tha sin thar mo chomais.‎ ― That is beyond my ability.

Usage notes[edit]

  • The genitive case is used after this preposition.

Derived terms[edit]

  • The following prepositional pronouns:
Combining

pronoun

Prepositional

pronoun

Prepositional

pronoun (emphatic)

mi tharam tharamsa
tu tharad tharadsa
e thairis thairis-san
i thairte thairtese
sinn tharainn tharainne
sibh tharaibh tharaibhse
iad tharta thartasan

References[edit]

  • 1 tar, dar” in Dictionary of the Irish Language, Royal Irish Academy, 1913–76.