vår

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Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɔːˀr/, [ˈʋɒˀ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vár n, from Proto-Germanic *wazrą, cognate with Norwegian, Swedish vår. The word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥, which is also the source of Latin vēr, Ancient Greek ἔαρ (éar)

Noun[edit]

vår c (singular definite våren, not used in plural form)

  1. (season, poetic) spring
    Synonym: forår
Inflection[edit]

References[edit]

Seasons in Danish · årstider (layout · text)
forår (spring) sommer (summer) efterår (autumn) vinter (winter)

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old East Norse *waʀ, Old West Norse ver, from Proto-Germanic *wazą, cognate to Swedish var, Norwegian ver, vær. The noun is related to the verb Proto-Germanic *wazjaną (to clothe) (cf. English wear.

Noun[edit]

vår n (singular definite våret, plural indefinite vår)

  1. case (a cover made of cloth, especially as part of bedclothes)
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Norn[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse vár, from Proto-Germanic *wazrą.

Noun[edit]

vår n

  1. spring
  2. digging of the soil in spring

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vár n.

Noun[edit]

vår m (definite singular våren, indefinite plural vårer, definite plural vårene)

  1. spring (season)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse várr.

Determiner[edit]

vår (neuter singular vårt, plural våre)

  1. our (belonging to us)
  2. ours (pronoun in English)

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See also[edit]

Seasons in Norwegian Bokmål · årstider (layout · text)
vår (spring) sommer (summer) høst (autumn) vinter (winter)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse várr, from Proto-Germanic *unseraz.

Determiner[edit]

vår (masculine and feminine singular vår, neuter singular vårt, plural våre)

  1. our (belonging to us)
  2. ours (pronoun in English)

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vár n, from Proto-Germanic *wazrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wósr̥ (spring).

Noun[edit]

vår m (definite singular våren, indefinite plural vårar, definite plural vårane)

  1. spring (season)
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Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /voːr/
  • (file)

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse várr, from Proto-Germanic *unseraz.

Pronoun[edit]

vår (possessive)

  1. our; belonging to us
    Synonym: våran (informal)
Declension[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vár, from Proto-Germanic *wazrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥.

Noun[edit]

vår c

  1. spring; the season between winter and summer
Declension[edit]
Declension of vår 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vår våren vårar vårarna
Genitive vårs vårens vårars vårarnas
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