See also: aar, AAR, åar, -aar, a-ar, äär, and år

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EtymologyEdit

From German Aare, probably from a Celtic language.

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Aar

  1. A river in Switzerland that rises at the Grimsel Pass and flows into the Rhine at the Swiss-German border.

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Aar ?

  1. The Aar river

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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German ar, arn, from Old High German aro, arn, from Proto-Germanic *arô.

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)
  • IPA(key): /aːɐ̯/
  • Rhymes: -aːɐ̯

NounEdit

Aar m (genitive Aars or Aares or Aaren, plural Aare or Aaren)

  1. (poetic, formal or dated) eagle
    • 1864, Franz Pfeiffer, Deutsche Classiker des Mittelalters, Erster Band: Walther von der Vogelweide, page 245:
      Er habe zwiefache Kaiserstärke: des Aares Milde und des Löwen Kraft: diesen zweien vermöge nichts zu widerstehen.
      He has twofold strengths as Kaiser: the eagle's clemency and the lion's power: nothing should be able to resist these two.
    • 1869, Ferdinand Freiligrath, Pibroch of Donald Dhu, in his Gedichte, page 315:
      Feder des Aaren!
      Feather of the eagle!
    • 1808, Heinrich von Kleist († 1811), Die Herrmannschlacht. Ein Drama, a drama, in: 1870, H. v. Kleists Werke. Kritisch durchgesehene Ausgabe. Erster Band, edited by Heinrich Kurz, page 281:
      [...] der Habicht rupft / Die Brut des Aars [...]
      the hawk fleeces / the eagle's brood

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Further readingEdit

  • Aar in Duden online
  • Aar in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891