var

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Translingual[edit]

Symbol[edit]

var

  1. (physics, electrics) Alternative form of VAR

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

var (plural vars)

  1. (programming) Abbreviation of variable.
  2. (statistics) Abbreviation of variance.
  3. (physics) A unit of electrical power, in an AC circuit, equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere.

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Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *werja, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂wer- (to bind, hang) (compare Ancient Greek ἀείρω (aeírō, to heave, hoist up), Lithuanian vérti (to weigh)).[1]

Verb[edit]

var (first-person singular past tense vara, participle varur)

  1. I hang
  2. I depend on
  3. I bring down

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 423

Azerbaijani[edit]

Other scripts
Cyrillic вар
Roman var
Perso-Arabic وار

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Turkic *bār.[1] Cognate with Old Turkic 𐰉𐰺(bar).

Pronunciation[edit]

Predicative[edit]

var

  1. Existential copula: there is, there are, there exists, there exist
    Bakının yaxınlığında bir karavansaray var.
    There is a caravanserai near Baku.
    ― Düyü var? ― Bəli, var.
    Is there any rice? ―Yes, there is.
  2. Expressing possession: to have
    Üç qardaşım var
    I have three brothers
    (literally, “There are three of my brothers”)
    ― Gedim çörək alım? ― Yox, hələ varımızdır
    ―Shall I go and buy bread? ―No, we still have [some].

Synonyms[edit]

Antonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Starostin, Sergei; Dybo, Anna; Mudrak, Oleg (2003) , “*bār”, in Etymological dictionary of the Altaic languages (Handbuch der Orientalistik; VIII.8), Leiden, New York, Köln: E.J. Brill

Czech[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *varъ.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

var m

  1. boiling

Declension[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse varr, from Proto-Germanic *waraz, cognate with English aware.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

var

  1. only in the expression: blive var: become aware

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. past tense of være

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. imperative of vare

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch *var, from Old Dutch *far, *fare, from Frankish and Proto-West Germanic *farh, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *farhaz. Related to varken (pig), an old diminutive of var. Related to English farrow.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vɑr/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

var m (plural varren, diminutive varretje n)

  1. male pig; boar

Synonyms[edit]


Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. first/third-person indicative past of at vera

Usage notes[edit]

Conjugation[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Of uncertain origin, perhaps related to the verb varr (to sew).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

var (plural varok or varak)

  1. scab (an incrustation over a sore, wound, vesicle, or pustule, formed during healing)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative var varok
accusative vart varokat
dative varnak varoknak
instrumental varral varokkal
causal-final varért varokért
translative varrá varokká
terminative varig varokig
essive-formal varként varokként
essive-modal
inessive varban varokban
superessive varon varokon
adessive varnál varoknál
illative varba varokba
sublative varra varokra
allative varhoz varokhoz
elative varból varokból
delative varról varokról
ablative vartól varoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
varé varoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
varéi varokéi
Possessive forms of var
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. varom varaim
varjaim
2nd person sing. varod varaid
varjaid
3rd person sing. vara
varja
varai
varjai
1st person plural varunk varaink
varjaink
2nd person plural varotok varaitok
varjaitok
3rd person plural varuk
varjuk
varaik
varjaik

or less commonly:

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative var varak
accusative vart varakat
dative varnak varaknak
instrumental varral varakkal
causal-final varért varakért
translative varrá varakká
terminative varig varakig
essive-formal varként varakként
essive-modal
inessive varban varakban
superessive varon varakon
adessive varnál varaknál
illative varba varakba
sublative varra varakra
allative varhoz varakhoz
elative varból varakból
delative varról varakról
ablative vartól varaktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
varé varaké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
varéi varakéi
Possessive forms of var
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. varam varaim
2nd person sing. varad varaid
3rd person sing. vara varai
1st person plural varunk varaink
2nd person plural varatok varaitok
3rd person plural varuk varaik

Derived terms[edit]

(Compound words):

See also[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • var in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse varr, from Proto-Germanic *waraz.

Adjective[edit]

var (comparative varari, superlative varastur)

  1. cautious, aware
Declension[edit]
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

var n (genitive singular vars, nominative plural vör)

  1. lee, shelter
Declension[edit]
Synonyms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Inflected form of vera (to be).

Verb[edit]

var

  1. first/third-person singular past indicative of vera

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of varēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of varēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of varēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of varēt

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. simple past of være
  2. imperative of vare

Derived terms[edit]


Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse varr, from Proto-Germanic *waraz. Akin to English wary.

Adjective[edit]

var (masculine and feminine var, neuter vart, definite singular and plural vare, comparative varare, indefinite superlative varast, definite superlative varaste)

  1. wary, careful
  2. nervous, timid
  3. sensitive
    Eg er var for høge lydar.
    I am sensitive to loud noises.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse ver from verja. Doublet of vær.

Noun[edit]

var n (definite singular varet, indefinite plural var, definite plural vara)

  1. a sheath or covering
    Har du dratt var på putene endå?
    Have you put the pillows in pillowcases yet?
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Of uncertain origin, but may be related to verk.

Noun[edit]

var n (definite singular varet, indefinite plural var, definite plural vara)

  1. (dried) slime, puss, pain

Etymology 4[edit]

From Old Norse var, from Proto-Germanic *was. Ultimately from the Proto-Indo-European root *h₂wes-.

Verb[edit]

var

  1. past tense of vera and vere: was

Etymology 5[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

var

  1. present of va
  2. imperative of vara and vare

References[edit]

Anagrams[edit]


Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier vas, from Proto-Norse ᚹᚨᛋ (was) from Proto-Germanic *was, first- and third-person past singular indicative of *wesaną.

Verb[edit]

var

  1. first/third-person singular indicative past of vera

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: var
  • Faroese: var
  • Westrobothnian: var
  • Old Swedish: var
  • Danish: var
  • Norwegian:
    • Norwegian Bokmål: var
    • Norwegian Nynorsk: var

References[edit]

  • var in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Slavic language, Common Slavic *varъ.

Noun[edit]

var n (plural varuri)

  1. lime (calcium oxide, quicklime)

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *varъ, from Proto-Indo-European *wōrh₁os.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vȃr m or f (Cyrillic spelling ва̑р)

  1. (uncountable) heat

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • var” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • hvar (obsolete since 1906)
  • hwar (obsolete)

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

Adverb[edit]

var (not comparable)

  1. where; at which place
    Var är mina nycklar?
    Where are my keys?
    Var var jag?
    Where was I?
Related terms[edit]

Conjunction[edit]

var

  1. where; the situation in which

Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse hverr (paradigm merged with a descendant of *hwaz and a descendant of Proto-Germanic *hwarjaz (who (of many)). A cognate to Icelandic hver.

Determiner[edit]

var (neuter vart)

  1. (dated) every
    Var dag är en sällsam gåva
    Every day is a peculiar gift
    • c. 1847, Carl August Hagberg, translation of Shakespeare's As You Like It (c. 1599), act 3, scene 2
      Att för hvart öga som i skogen ser / Det må ett vittne till min dyrkan blifva.
      That every eye which in this forest looks / Shall see thy virtue witness'd every where.
    Synonym: varje
  2. each; per person/thing involved
    Vi fick två bananer var
    We got two bananas each
Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun[edit]

var n or c

  1. (uncountable) pus; a mixture of dead bacteria and white blood cells, occurring in areas of infections n
  2. pillowcase n
  3. various species of flatfish of the family Scophthalmidae, such as megrim, whiff, butt, turbot c
Declension[edit]
Declension of var 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varet var varen
Genitive vars varets vars varens
Declension of var 3
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varen varar vararna
Genitive vars varens varars vararnas
Related terms[edit]

Etymology 4[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse var, from earlier vas, from Proto-Norse ᚹᚨᛋ (was), from Proto-Germanic *was

Verb[edit]

var

  1. past tense of vara.: was, were
  2. imperative of vara.

Anagrams[edit]


Turkish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish وار‎, from Proto-Turkic *bār. Compare Old Turkic 𐰉𐰺(bar).

Adjective[edit]

var (not comparable)

  1. there is, there are (not a verb)
    İstanbul'da bir kervansaray var.
    There is a caravanserai in Istanbul.
    (Time)
    Yediye yirmi beş var.
    It's twenty-five to seven. (6:35; lit. There are twenty-five [minutes] to seven.)
  2. it exists
    Pirinç var mı? — Evet, var.
    Is there any rice? — Yes, there is.
  3. Expressing possession, equivalent of have.
    İki teyzem ve bir dayım var.
    I have two aunts and an uncle. (lit. There are my two aunts and my uncle.)
Usage notes[edit]

As an adjective, var is only used predicatively.

Antonyms[edit]
  • yok (there isn't, not have)

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. second-person singular imperative of varmak

Westrobothnian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse varr, from Proto-Germanic *waraz.

Adjective[edit]

var

  1. cautious, aware
    bätter fyri var än ätter snar
    better safe than sorry

Etymology 2[edit]

Noun[edit]

var m

  1. cover, refuge
    häran tag varn å mänisja
    the hare takes refuge from people

Etymology 3[edit]

From Old Norse vǫrr, from Proto-Germanic *warzuz.

Noun[edit]

var m

  1. a line in the water made by the movement of a swimming bird or fish
  2. (figuratively, of people)
    hä garn var bodhta om
    There is a fuss around him
Derived terms[edit]
  • varäs (streaks appear in the water)

Etymology 4[edit]

Inflected form of vera (to be).

Verb[edit]

var

  1. singular past indicative of vera