varr

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Albanian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Albanian *ā̆ur(V)n, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *h₁er-, close to Gothic 𐌰𐌿𐍂𐌰𐌷𐌾𐍉𐌽𐍃 (aurahjōns, monuments, tombs),[2] Old English ēar (grave, earth).

Noun[edit]

varr m (indefinite plural varre, definite singular varri, definite plural varret)

  1. grave

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Fialuur i voghel Sccyp e ltinisct (Small Dictionary of Albanian and Latin), page 174, by P. Jak Junkut, 1895, Sckoder
  2. ^ 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 409

Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Finno-Ugric *worka-. Cognates include Komi-Zyrian вурны (vurny) and Udmurt вурыны (vuryny).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɒrː]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: varr
  • Rhymes: -ɒrː

Verb[edit]

varr

  1. (transitive) to sew (to use a needle to pass thread repeatedly through pieces of fabric in order to join them together)

Conjugation[edit]

Usage notes[edit]

Not to be confused with var.

Derived terms[edit]

(With verbal prefixes):

Further reading[edit]

  • varr in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh. A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’The Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962. Fifth ed., 1992: →ISBN

Middle Welsh[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

varr

  1. Soft mutation of barr.

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *waraz.

Adjective[edit]

varr

  1. aware
  2. wary

Declension[edit]

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Descendants[edit]

  • Icelandic: var
  • Faroese: varur
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: var
  • Norwegian Bokmål: var
  • Swedish: var
  • Danish: var

References[edit]

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