EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed both from Czech Žár and Arabic زر‎.

Proper nounEdit

Zar (plural Zars)

  1. A surname​.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Zar is the 33530th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 680 individuals. Zar is most common among White (69.71%) and Asian/Pacific Islander (22.79%) individuals.

Further readingEdit

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GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Russian царь (carʹ), from Proto-Slavic *cěsařь, from Proto-Germanic *kaisaraz, from Latin Caesar. Doublet of Kaiser and Cäsar.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tsaːr/, [t͡saː], [t͡saːɐ̯], [t͡saːr]
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  • Rhymes: -aːɐ̯

NounEdit

Zar m (genitive Zaren, plural Zaren, female Zarin)

  1. tsar, czar (Russian monarch)

Usage notesEdit

  • Zar is a weak noun in the standard language, but is part of a group of nouns which have a stark tendency to be strong colloquially, so one might hear dem Zar instead of dem Zaren.

DeclensionEdit

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Further readingEdit

  • Zar” in Duden online