zar

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See also: Zar, ZAR, zár, żar, žar, žár, and zář

English[edit]

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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic زار (zār)

Noun[edit]

zar (uncountable)

  1. A religious set of beliefs and practices in parts of northern Africa and the Middle East, involving the possession of an individual (usually female) by a type of spirit.

Anagrams[edit]


Albanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish زار (zar, die), from Arabic زَهْر (zahr, , cube, die).

Noun[edit]

zar ?

  1. die

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

zar

  1. membrane

Declension[edit]

References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary][1], Simferopol: Dolya, ISBN 966-7980-89-8

Danish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /saːr/, [sɑːˀ]

Noun[edit]

zar c (singular definite zaren, plural indefinite zarer)

  1. tsar, czar

Inflection[edit]

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Further reading[edit]


French[edit]

Noun[edit]

zar m (plural zars)

  1. A form of exorcism practised in Egypt

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian царь (carʹ), via Old Church Slavonic цѣсарь (cěsarĭ), from Gothic 𐌺𐌰𐌹𐍃𐌰𐍂 (kaisar), from Byzantine Greek Καῖσαρ (Kaîsar), ultimately from Latin Caesar.

Noun[edit]

zar m

  1. tsar, czar

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Kurdish[edit]

Noun[edit]

zar ?

  1. word
  2. language

Lojban[edit]

Rafsi[edit]

zar

  1. rafsi of zanru.

Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish زار (zar, die), from Arabic زَهْر (zahr, cube, die).

Noun[edit]

zar n (plural zaruri)

  1. die

Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Proto-Slavic *zaže, from *za + *že.

Pronunciation[edit]

Particle[edit]

zȁr (Cyrillic spelling за̏р)

  1. negative auxiliary interrogative particle, used to ask for an affirmation; don't, doesn't, isn't
    Zar ne znaš za to?Don't you know that?
    Zar ne?Isn't that right?
    Zar to nije divno?Isn't that beautiful?

Etymology 2[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish زار (zar, wrap, membrane), from Arabic إِزَار (ʾizār).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zȃr m (Cyrillic spelling за̑р)

  1. curtain
  2. yashmak
  3. veil
Declension[edit]

Etymology 3[edit]

Borrowed from Ottoman Turkish زار (zar, die), from Arabic زَهْر (zahr, cube, die).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

zȁr m (Cyrillic spelling за̏р)

  1. die
Declension[edit]

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Russian царь (carʹ); see it for more.

Noun[edit]

zar m (plural zares)

  1. tsar, czar

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Turkish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish زار (zar, die), from Arabic زَهْر (zahr, , cube, die).

Noun[edit]

zar (definite accusative zarı, plural zarlar)

  1. die

Etymology 2[edit]

From Ottoman Turkish زار (zar, wrap, membrane), from Arabic إِزَار (ʾizār).

Noun[edit]

zar (definite accusative zarı, plural zarlar)

  1. membrane
  2. diaphragm
  3. film
  4. skin

Volapük[edit]

Noun[edit]

zar (plural zars)

  1. tsar

Declension[edit]