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

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AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From dialectal Dutch aar, syncopic form of ader, from Middle Dutch adere, from Old Dutch *āthara, from Proto-Germanic *ēþrō.

NounEdit

aar (plural are, diminutive aartjie)

  1. vein (blood vessel)
    Die bloed het in my are gevries toe ek daardie skreeu hoor.
    The blood ran cold in my veins when I heard that scream.

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /aːr/
  • (file)

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch âer, from Old Dutch *ār, from Proto-Germanic *ahaz.

NounEdit

aar f (plural aren, diminutive aartje n)

  1. ear (of corn, grain etc.)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch āer.

NounEdit

aar m (plural aren, diminutive aartje n)

  1. (archaic) eagle
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

aar f (plural aren, diminutive aartje n)

  1. (dialectal) Alternative form of ader.

GagauzEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic agır, from Proto-Turkic *āgır, *iagɨr.

AdjectiveEdit

aar (comparative daha aar, superlative en aar)

  1. heavy

Old DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse ár, from Proto-Germanic *jērą.

NounEdit

aar n (nominative plural aar)

  1. year

DescendantsEdit


WolofEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

VerbEdit

aar

  1. to wash a piece of linen for the first time

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

aar

  1. to protect, to defend