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car

  1. (international standards) ISO 639-2 & ISO 639-3 language code for Kari'na.

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Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Middle English carre, borrowed from Anglo-Norman carre, from Old Northern French (compare Old French char), from Latin carrus (two-wheeled baggage wagon), from Gaulish *karros, from Proto-Celtic *karros (wagon), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱr̥sós (vehicle). Doublet of horse.

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car (plural cars)

  1. A wheeled vehicle that moves independently, with at least three wheels, powered mechanically, steered by a driver and mostly for personal transportation.
    Synonyms: auto, motorcar, vehicle, (US) automobile, (Britain, colloquial) motor, (obsolete) carriage; see also Thesaurus:automobile
    She drove her car to the mall.
    • 2005, “Stay Fly”, in Jordan Houston, Darnell Carlton, Paul Beauregard, Premro Smith, Marlon Goodwin, David Brown, Willie Hutchinson (lyrics), Most Known Unknown[1], performed by Three 6 Mafia (featuring Young Buck, 8 Ball, and MJG), Sony BMG:
      I'm a stunt; ride in the car with some bump in the trunk.
    • 2006, Edwin Black, chapter 1, in Internal Combustion[2]:
      If successful, Edison and Ford—in 1914—would move society away from the ever more expensive and then universally known killing hazards of gasoline cars: […] .
  2. (dated) A wheeled vehicle, drawn by a horse or other animal
    1. (dated) A cart.
    2. (dated) A chariot.
    3. (UK, Birmingham, obsolete) A four-wheeled cab, as opposed to a (two-wheeled) Hansom cab.
  3. Any vehicle designed to run on rails
    1. (rail transport, chiefly Canada, US) An unpowered unit in a railroad train.
      Synonyms: railcar, wagon, carriage
      The conductor coupled the cars to the locomotive.
    2. (rail transport) an individual vehicle, powered or unpowered, in a multiple unit.
      The 11:10 to London was operated by a 4-car diesel multiple unit.
    3. (rail transport) A passenger-carrying unit in a subway or elevated train, whether powered or not.
      From the frontmost car of the subway, he filmed the progress through the tunnel.
    4. A rough unit of quantity approximating the amount which would fill a railroad car.
    Synonyms: carload, wagonload
    We ordered five hundred cars of gypsum.
    • 1907, Texas Agricultural, Mechanical College System, Bulletin, volumes 93-117, page 5:
      This market reports only one or two cars per day, selling by the hundred weight, and at a price a little lower than that of Indian corn.
  4. The moving, load-carrying component of an elevator or other cable-drawn transport mechanism.
    Fix the car of the express elevator - the door is sticking.
  5. The passenger-carrying portion of certain amusement park rides, such as Ferris wheels.
    Synonym: carriage
    The most exciting part of riding a Ferris wheel is when your car goes over the top.
  6. The part of an airship, such as a balloon or dirigible, which houses the passengers and control apparatus.
    Synonyms: gondola, (balloons only) basket
  7. (sailing) A sliding fitting that runs along a track.
    • 1995, Ken Textor, The New Book of Sail Trim[3], →ISBN, page 201:
      On boats 25 feet or more, it is best to mount a mast car and track on the front of the mast so you can adjust the height of the pole above the deck
  8. (uncountable, US, informal) The aggregate of desirable characteristics of a car.
    Buy now! You can get more car for your money.
  9. (US) A floating perforated box for living fish.
  10. (US, prison slang) A clique or gang.
  11. (Internet) Deliberate misspelling of cat.
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Descendants edit
  • French: car
  • Russian: кар (kar)
  • Sanskrit: कारयान (kārayāna)
  • Japanese: カー
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Etymology 2 edit

 
Diagram for the list (42 69 613). The car of the first cons is 42, and the cdr points the next cons.

Acronym of contents of the address part of register number. Note that it was based on original hardware and has no meaning today.

Noun edit

car (plural cars)

  1. (programming) The first part of a cons in Lisp. The first element of a list.
    Antonym: cdr
    Holonym: cons
    • 2000, Matt Kaufmann, Panagiotis Manolios, J Strother Moore, Computer-aided reasoning: an approach:
      The elements of a list are the successive cars along the "cdr chain." That is, the elements are the car, the car of the cdr, the car of the cdr of the cdr, etc.
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Aromanian edit

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Etymology edit

From Latin carrus, from Gaulish *karros. Compare Romanian car.

Noun edit

car n (plural cari)

  1. chariot
  2. ox-cart

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Aynu edit

Noun edit

car

  1. mouth

Catalan edit

Etymology 1 edit

Inherited from Latin cārus.

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car (feminine cara, masculine plural cars, feminine plural cares)

  1. expensive
    Synonyms: alt, costós
    Antonym: barat
  2. (poetic) dear
    Synonyms: estimat, amat, apreciat

Etymology 2 edit

Inherited from Latin quārē (how; why). Compare French car.

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car

  1. (archaic) as, since, because, for
    Synonym: perquè

Etymology 3 edit

Borrowed from Byzantine Greek κάροιον (károion, yard, spar), from Ancient Greek κεραίᾱ (keraíā).

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car m (plural cars)

  1. (nautical) foreyard

Further reading edit

  • “car” in Diccionari català-valencià-balear, Antoni Maria Alcover and Francesc de Borja Moll, 1962.

Czech edit

Etymology edit

From Old Church Slavonic цѣсарь (cěsarĭ), from Proto-Slavic *cěsařь, from a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic *kaisaraz, from Latin Caesar.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [ˈt͡sar]
  • Hyphenation: car
  • Rhymes: -ar

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car m anim

  1. tsar

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Further reading edit

  • car in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • car in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

French edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old French quer (as, since, because, for), from Latin quārē (how; why). Compare Catalan car.

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car

  1. as, since, because, for
    J’ai ouvert mon parapluie car il pleuvait.
    I opened my umbrella because it was raining.
    • c. 1656–1662, Blaise Pascal, “Dossier de travail - Fragment n° 10 / 35”, in Pensées [Thoughts]‎[4]:
      Car dans la création de l’homme Adam en était le témoin et le dépositaire de la promesse du sauveur qui devait naître de la femme, lorsque les hommes étaient encore si proches de la Création qu’ils ne pouvaient avoir oublié leur création et leur chute.
      For in the creation of man, Adam was the witness and the depositary of the promise of the saviour who would be born of woman, when the men were still so close to the Creation that they could not have forgotten their creation and their fall.
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Etymology 2 edit

Borrowed from English car, itself borrowed from Anglo-Norman and the Old Northern French car, variant of Old French char. Doublet of char.

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car m (plural cars)

  1. a single-decked long-distance, or privately hired, bus, a coach
    Synonym: autocar
    Les élèves vont à l’école en car.The pupils go to school by coach.
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Adjective edit

car (comparative plus car, superlative le plus car)

  1. dear; beloved; cherished
  2. expensive

Irish edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish caraid, from Proto-Celtic *kareti (to love), from Proto-Indo-European *keh₂- (to desire, wish).

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car (present analytic carann, future analytic carfaidh, verbal noun carthain, past participle cartha)

  1. to love
  2. be devoted to

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Mutation edit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
car char gcar
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Lombard edit

Etymology edit

Akin to Italian caro, from Latin carus.

Adjective edit

car

  1. dear

Middle French edit

Conjunction edit

car

  1. for (because)

Descendants edit

Occitan edit

Etymology edit

From Old Occitan [Term?], from Latin cārus.

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car m (feminine singular cara, masculine plural cars, feminine plural caras)

  1. dear
  2. expensive

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Noun edit

car oblique singularm (oblique plural cars, nominative singular cars, nominative plural car)

  1. Alternative form of char

Piedmontese edit

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car

  1. dear

Polish edit

 
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Etymology edit

Borrowed from Russian царь (carʹ). Doublet of cesarz, cezar, and kajzer.

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car m pers

  1. (historical) czar, tsar, tzar (title of the former emperors of Russia)
    Synonym: (colloquial) batiuszka

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adjectives
nouns

Further reading edit

  • car in Wielki słownik języka polskiego, Instytut Języka Polskiego PAN
  • car in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romagnol edit

Etymology edit

From Latin carrus (wagon; cart).

Pronunciation edit

  • (Central Romagnol): IPA(key): [ˈkaɐ̯ɾ]

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car m (plural chër) (Ville Unite)

  1. wagon, cart

Romanian edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Latin carrus, from Gaulish *karros. Sense 3 is influenced by French char and/or Italian carro armato.

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car n (plural care)

  1. cart
  2. chariot
  3. (outdated) tank (military vehicle)
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Verb edit

car

  1. first-person singular present indicative/subjunctive of căra

Etymology 3 edit

From Latin caries or carius. Doublet of carie.

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car m (plural cari)

  1. death-watch beetle
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Scottish Gaelic edit

Etymology edit

From Old Irish cor (act of putting), verbal noun of fo·ceird (to put).

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car m (genitive singular cuir, plural caran)

  1. job
  2. twist, turn
  3. trick (Can we add an example for this sense?)
  4. bit

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Adverb edit

car

  1. somewhat, quite, rather
    Tha thu car fadalach.You're somewhat late.
    Thig an stòiridh gu ceann car obann.The story came to an end somewhat abruptly.

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Serbo-Croatian edit

Etymology edit

From Proto-Slavic *cěsařь, *cьsarь, from a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic *kaisaraz, from Latin Caesar.

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cȁr m (Cyrillic spelling ца̏р)

  1. czar, emperor, monarch
    Podajte caru carevo, a Bogu Božje.Give the Emperor what belongs to the Emperor and God what belongs to God.
    • 1971, Branko B. Radičević, Baš-Čelik, Belgrade, page 1:
      Bijaše jedan car, i imađaše tri sina i tri ćerke.
      There once was a tsar and he had three daughters and three sons.

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References edit

  • car” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Slovene edit

Etymology edit

From Serbo-Croatian cȁr, from Proto-Slavic *cěsařь, from a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic *kaisaraz, from Latin Caesar.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /t͡sàːr/, /t͡sáːr/

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cār m anim (female equivalent caríca or cārinja)

  1. tsar

Inflection edit

 
The diacritics used in this section of the entry are non-tonal. If you are a native tonal speaker, please help by adding the tonal marks.
Masculine inan., soft o-stem
nom. sing. cár
gen. sing. cárja
singular dual plural
nominative
(imenovȃlnik)
cár cárja cárji
genitive
(rodȋlnik)
cárja cárjev cárjev
dative
(dajȃlnik)
cárju cárjema cárjem
accusative
(tožȋlnik)
cár cárja cárje
locative
(mẹ̑stnik)
cárju cárjih cárjih
instrumental
(orọ̑dnik)
cárjem cárjema cárji

See also edit

Further reading edit

  • car”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

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Etymology edit

From Latin quārē (why).

Adverb edit

car

  1. (archaic) because
    Synonym: porque

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car (nominative plural cars)

  1. (weapon) bow

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Welsh edit

Etymology edit

From Middle Welsh carr, from Proto-Brythonic *karr, from Proto-Celtic *karros.

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Noun edit

car m (plural ceir)

  1. car

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Mutation edit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
car gar nghar char
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Yola edit

Etymology edit

From Middle English carre, from Anglo-Norman carre, from Latin carra.

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Noun edit

car

  1. car
    • 1927, “ZONG OF TWI MAARKEET MOANS”, in THE ANCIENT DIALECT OF THE BARONIES OF FORTH AND BARGY, COUNTY WEXFORD, page 129, line 6:
      An awi gome her egges wi a wheel an car taape,
      And away went her eggs, with the car overset.

References edit

  • 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 129

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car

  1. god