See also: kar, kár, Kár, kâr, kär, Kär, kår, and kār-

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German kar, from Old High German char (bowl; dish), from Proto-Germanic *kazą (vessel; container).

PronunciationEdit

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

NounEdit

Kar n (genitive Kares or Kars, plural Kare)

  1. (geology) cirque (curved depression in a mountainside)
  2. (obsolete) bowl, vat, trough
  3. (obsolete) a regionally varying certain unit of measure for grain

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LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old High German karra.

NounEdit

Kar f (plural Karen, diminutive Käerchen)

  1. cart
  2. (informal) banger (old car)

Etymology 2Edit

From Old High German korn, from Proto-Germanic *kurną. Cognate with German Korn, Dutch koren, English corn, Icelandic korn.

NounEdit

Kar n (uncountable)

  1. rye

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English car.

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Kar f (plural Kars)

  1. car, automobile

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