See also: Àlvar and älvar

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EstonianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Swedish Alvar, ultimately from Old Norse.

Proper nounEdit

Alvar

  1. A male given name.

FinnishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ˈɑlʋɑr]
  • Hyphenation: Al‧var

Proper nounEdit

Alvar

  1. A male given name occasionally borrowed from Swedish.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of Alvar (Kotus type 6/paperi, no gradation)
nominative Alvar Alvarit
genitive Alvarin Alvarien
Alvareiden
Alvareitten
partitive Alvaria Alvareita
Alvareja
illative Alvariin Alvareihin
singular plural
nominative Alvar Alvarit
accusative nom. Alvar Alvarit
gen. Alvarin
genitive Alvarin Alvarien
Alvareiden
Alvareitten
partitive Alvaria Alvareita
Alvareja
inessive Alvarissa Alvareissa
elative Alvarista Alvareista
illative Alvariin Alvareihin
adessive Alvarilla Alvareilla
ablative Alvarilta Alvareilta
allative Alvarille Alvareille
essive Alvarina Alvareina
translative Alvariksi Alvareiksi
instructive Alvarein
abessive Alvaritta Alvareitta
comitative Alvareineen

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Old Norse Alfarr, from alfr(elf) + herr(army) or geirr(spear).

  • Revived in the 19th century, partly because it was mistaken for a translation of German Ernst from Swedish allvar(seriousness).

Proper nounEdit

Alvar

  1. A male given name.

Related termsEdit