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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Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *werja, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂u̯er- '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. to hang
  2. to depend on
  3. to bring down

Derived terms[edit]

Related terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz (Amsterdam - Atlanta: Rodopoi, 1997), 423.

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

var m

  1. boiling

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External links[edit]

  • var in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • var in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

Danish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse varr.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːr/, [vɑːˀ]

Adjective[edit]

var

  1. (dated) ware

Etymology 2[edit]

See være.

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. past tense of være

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *farhaz. Related to Dutch varken(pig), an old diminutive of var. Related to English farrow.

Noun[edit]

var m ‎(plural varren, diminutive varretje n)

  1. male pig; boar

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Faroese[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

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

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]


Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

var ‎(plural varak)

  1. scab

Declension[edit]

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
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

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Icelandic[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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-person singular past indicative of vera
  2. 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

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

var

  1. rafsi of vacri.

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. simple past of være
  2. imperative of vare

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

  1. past tense of vera and vere

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Verb[edit]

var

  1. first- and third-person singular indicative past tense of vera

Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: 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 varŭ.

Noun[edit]

var n ‎(plural varuri)

  1. lime (calcium oxide, quicklime)

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

vȃr m, 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. every (dated)
    Var dag är en sällsam gåva
    Every day is a peculiar gift
  2. each; per person/thing involved
    Vi fick två bananer var
    We got two bananas each
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Descendants[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

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Noun[edit]

var n, 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]
Inflection of var 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varet var varen
Genitive vars varets vars varens
Inflection of var 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varen varar vararna
Genitive vars varens varars vararnas
Related terms[edit]

Verb[edit]

var

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

Turkish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Turkic 𐰉𐰺(bar), from Proto-Turkic *bār.

Pronunciation[edit]

Determiner[edit]

var

  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.)

Declension[edit]

or

Antonyms[edit]

  • yok (there isn't, not have)