vare

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See also: varé, vaře, väre, våre, and варе

English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

vare (plural vares)

  1. (Britain, dialect) A weasel.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish vara (staff, wand), Latin vara (forked pole)

Noun[edit]

vare (plural vares)

  1. A wand or staff of authority or justice.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for vare in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

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Czech[edit]

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Noun[edit]

vare

  1. vocative singular of var

Danish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /vaːrə/, [ˈʋɑːɑ]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vara f, from Proto-Germanic *warō (attention, care), cognate with Swedish vara, English ware, German Ware. Derived from Proto-Germanic *waraz (cautious, aware) (cf. Danish var).

Noun[edit]

vare c (singular definite varen, plural indefinite varer)

  1. article
  2. commodity
  3. item
  4. (in the plural) goods, merchandise, wares
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vari m, from Proto-Germanic *warō (attention, care), originally the same word as the previous one. The phrase tage vare is influenced by Middle Low German warnemen, compare German wahrnehmen (to perceive), Dutch waarnemen.

Noun[edit]

vare c

  1. protection
    only in the expression tage vare (på/om) (take care of, look after)

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Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Middle Low German wāren, from Proto-Germanic *wazōną, *wezāną (to stay, remain), cognate with German währen. Derived from the verb *wesaną (to be) (Danish være).

Verb[edit]

vare (past tense varede, past participle varet)

  1. to last, take (to have a certain duration)
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Etymology 4[edit]

From Old Norse vara, from Proto-Germanic *warōną (to watch, protext), derived from Proto-Germanic *waraz (cautious, aware) (cf. Danish var) Cognate with English ware (to guard) and German wahren (to protect).

Verb[edit]

vare (past tense varede, past participle varet)

  1. (transitive, archaic) to warn
    • 1857, Hans Christian Andersen, At være eller ikke være, p. 160 / https://books.google.dk/books?id=kjKgDwAAQBAJ&pg=PT185
      Bodil vilde have sagt, at det var Guds Stemme, der varede ham og kaldte.
      Bodil would have said that it was God's voice that was warning and calling him.
  2. (transitive, archaic) to guard
    in the modern language only in the expression vare sin mund "be careful about what to say"
  3. (reflexive) to be careful, beware
    • 1970, Willy-August Linnemann, Det andet Europa / https://books.google.dk/books?id=ecDYDgAAQBAJ&pg=PT155
    • I hvert andet sving har man den herligste udsigt over Nauplionbugten, og i hvert tredje må man vare sig mod de skønne grækerinders opkastninger.
      In every other curve, one has the most wonderful view over the Nafplio Bay, and in every third curve, one must beware of the vomits of the beautiful Greek ladies.
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Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (file)

Verb[edit]

vare

  1. (archaic) singular present subjunctive of varen

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Estonian[edit]

Noun[edit]

vare (genitive [please provide], partitive [please provide])

  1. ruin (construction withered by time)

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This noun needs an inflection-table template.


Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vāre

  1. vocative masculine singular of vārus

Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Norwegian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vara.

Noun[edit]

vare f or m (definite singular vara or varen, indefinite plural varer, definite plural varene)

  1. an article or item (of goods)
    varer og tjenestergoods and services
  2. a commodity
  3. (in plural form) goods, merchandise, wares
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vari.

Noun[edit]

vare (indeclinable)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
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Etymology 3[edit]

From Middle Low German waren; also related to være.

Verb[edit]

vare (imperative var, present tense varer, simple past varte, past participle vart, present participle varende)

  1. to last, take (last)
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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Norse vara.

Noun[edit]

vare f (definite singular vara, indefinite plural varer, definite plural varene)

  1. an article or item (of goods)
  2. a commodity
  3. (in plural form) goods, merchandise, wares
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Old Norse vari

Noun[edit]

vare (indeclinable)

  1. This term needs a translation to English. Please help out and add a translation, then remove the text {{rfdef}}.
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Adjective[edit]

vare

  1. inflection of var:
    1. definite singular
    2. plural

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Pali[edit]

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Adjective[edit]

vare

  1. inflection of vara (excellent):
    1. masculine/neuter locative singular
    2. masculine accusative plural
    3. feminine vocative singular

Noun[edit]

vare

  1. locative singular of vara (wish)

Verb[edit]

vare

  1. first/second/third-person singular optative active of varati (to wish)

Portuguese[edit]

Verb[edit]

vare

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of varar
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of varar
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of varar
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of varar

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Verb[edit]

vare (Cyrillic spelling варе)

  1. third-person plural present of variti

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

vare

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of varar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of varar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of varar.

Swedish[edit]

Verb[edit]

vare

  1. be, present tense subjunctive of vara.
    Gud vare med er.God be with you.

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