vara-

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See also: vara, VARA, vára, vară, våra, varā, and vāra

Finnish[edit]

(index va)

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  • Hyphenation: va‧ra‧-
  • Rhymes: -ɑrɑ
  • IPA(key): [ˈvɑrɑ]

Prefix[edit]

vara-

  1. A prefix signifying extra, spare, contingency, safety, emergency.
    varakengätextra pair of shoes
    vararengasspare tyre
    varasuunnitelmacontingency plan
    varaventtiilisafety valve
    varalaskupaikkaemergency landing strip
  2. A prefix signifying vice, deputy, lieutenant, assistant, (sports) substitute, second-string.
    varapresidenttivice president
    varajäsendeputy member
    varakuvernöörilieutenant governor
    varaprofessoriassistant professor
    varapuolustajasubstitute defenceman

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Icelandic[edit]

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vara-

  1. signifies being spare, extra or of or pertaining to an emergency

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