See also: Baar, bår, and -baar

AfrikaansEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Dutch baren, from Middle Dutch baren, beren, from Old Dutch beran, baran, from Proto-Germanic *beraną. Cognate with German gebären, English to bear.

VerbEdit

baar (present baar, present participle barende, past participle gebaar)

  1. to give birth to; to bear
Usage notesEdit
  • The passive is formed with the irregular past participle gebore. Compare:
    Die vrou het gisteraand ’n kind gebaar.The woman bore a child last night.
    Die kind is gisteraand gebore.The child was born last night.

Etymology 2Edit

From Dutch baar, from Middle Dutch bâre, from Old Dutch *bāra, from Proto-Germanic *bērō, derived from etymology 1. Cognate with German Bahre, English bier.

NounEdit

baar (plural bare)

  1. stretcher; litter; bier.

Etymology 3Edit

From Dutch baar, from Middle Dutch bâre. Possibly identical with etymology 2.

NounEdit

baar (plural bare)

  1. big wave; breaker.
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

From Dutch baar, from Middle Dutch bare, from Old French barre. Cognate with German Barren, English bar.

NounEdit

baar (plural bare)

  1. bar (of metal)

Etymology 5Edit

From Malay baru (new), in part directly, in part through the Dutch nominalisation baar (newcomer).

AdjectiveEdit

baar (attributive bare, comparative baarder, superlative baarste)

  1. inexperienced

ReferencesEdit


CimbrianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German wār, from Old High German wār, from Proto-Germanic *wēraz (true). Cognate with German wahr, Dutch waar, German Low German wahr, West Frisian wier.

AdjectiveEdit

baar

  1. (Sette Comuni) true
    De khimmest, is baar?
    You're coming, right?
    (literally, “You come, is true?”)

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • “baar” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Crimean GothicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *barną (child); compare Gothic 𐌱𐌰𐍂𐌽 (barn). The form baar may be a misprint for barn. Alternatively, -rn may have been simplified to -r, as it was in some dialects of High German; compare Luxembourgish Kär, Dar.

NounEdit

baar

  1. child or boy

Crimean TatarEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Persian بهار(bahâr).

NounEdit

baar (Cyrillic spelling баарь)

  1. spring

DeclensionEdit


DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch bâre, from Old Dutch bier, from Proto-West Germanic *bērō, from Proto-Germanic *bērō, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰer- (to carry, bear). Cognate with Saterland Frisian Beere (stretcher, bier), English bier, German Bahre (bier, stretcher).

NounEdit

baar f (plural baren, diminutive baartje n)

  1. A bier, a stretcher, a litter; a device used to carry someone or something, especially wounded or dead people.
    Synonym: draagbaar
  2. A bed on which a dead person is displayed before he is buried.
    • 1922, Albert Verwey, De weg van het licht, De Gerichte Wil
      Wanneer ik stierf en zij die mij beminden / Rondom mijn baar staan en de een d’andre vraagt:
      When I died and those that loved me / stand around my dead bed and one asks the other:
    Synonyms: lijkbaar, lijkbed
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • Papiamentu: baar (dated)

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch bare, from Old French barre.

NounEdit

baar f (plural baren, diminutive baartje n)

  1. A bar, an ingot (of gold or another metal).
  2. (obsolete) A bar, a beam.
    Synonyms: boom, staaf
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

baar f (plural baren, diminutive baartje n)

  1. (poetic, archaic, mostly used in the plural) A wave.
    • 1716, H.K. Poot, Mengeldichten, Die spade komt ook.
      Ulisses zworf weleer op wilde woeste baren,/ Minerves wreeden wrok en wrange wraek ten doel,
      Ulisses roamed on wild violent waves, towards Minerva’s cruel anger and bitter revenge
    Synonym: golf
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

Related to bar (bare).

AdjectiveEdit

baar (not comparable)

  1. Said of money; cash.
    • Ik heb geen baar geld bij me.
      I have no cash on me.
InflectionEdit
Inflection of baar
uninflected baar
inflected bare
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial baar
indefinite m./f. sing. bare
n. sing. baar
plural bare
definite bare
partitive baars

Etymology 5Edit

Borrowed from Malay baru.

NounEdit

baar m (plural baren, diminutive baartje n)

  1. (historical, nautical or relating to Indonesia, Netherlands) greenhorn, newbie
    • 1930 August 3, Si Omong, "Baren en... baren.", Algemeen Handelsblad, ochtendblad, page 12.
      Een leergierige baar wil gedurende het eerste etmaal van zijn verblijf op Java alles zien, alles weten, alles proeven.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
    • 1932, Uit de eerste marinejaren van Dirk Jan, Batteljee & Terpstra, pages 48 & 49.
      Bovendien werden de baren daardoor in korten tijd scheeps- en »marine«-wijs gemaakt, leerden de taal en de gebruiken van hun nieuwe wereld en praatten in weinig tijds mee als de besten over »snerfnimf« en »galjoenkapitein«, over »pluimgraaf« en »waschteef« zowel als over »Droge«, »Puist« en »Poen«, over »Clovis« en »Bakkertje« en over de »fielten« en »bokken« hunner dagelijksche omgeving.
      (please add an English translation of this quote)
Related termsEdit

Etymology 6Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

baar

  1. first-person singular present indicative of baren
  2. imperative of baren

EstonianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From English bar.

NounEdit

baar (genitive baari, partitive baari)

  1. bar, pub
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From German Bar, from Ancient Greek βάρος (báros, weight).

NounEdit

baar (genitive baari, partitive baari)

  1. bar (unit of pressure)
InflectionEdit

Further readingEdit


ManxEdit

NounEdit

baar m (genitive singular baar, plural baaryn)

  1. crop, yield

MutationEdit

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
baar vaar maar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Pennsylvania GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare German bar, English bare.

AdjectiveEdit

baar

  1. bare
  2. naked

YolaEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English bare, from Old English bær, from Proto-West Germanic *baʀ.

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

baar

  1. bare
    • 1927, “LAMENT OF A WIDOW”, in THE ANCIENT DIALECT OF THE BARONIES OF FORTH AND BARGY, COUNTY WEXFORD, line 3:
      Or to a baar walles o Laady's Ilone?.
      Or to the bare walls of Lady's Island.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

baar

  1. Alternative form of ber
    • 1927, “ZONG O DHREE YOLA MYTHENS”, in THE ANCIENT DIALECT OF THE BARONIES OF FORTH AND BARGY, COUNTY WEXFORD, line 5:
      Wu canna baar to gow aveel,
      We cannot bear to go abroad,

ReferencesEdit

  • Kathleen A. Browne (1927) The Journal of the Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland Sixth Series, Vol.17 No.2, Royal Society of Antiquaries of Ireland, page 130 & 131