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FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hár n (genitive singular hárs, plural hár)

  1. hair

DeclensionEdit

Declension of hár
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative hár hárið hár hárini
accusative hár hárið hár hárini
dative hári hárinum hárum hárunum
genitive hárs hársins hára háranna

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hár, hór, from Proto-Germanic *hauhaz.

AdjectiveEdit

hár (comparative hærri, superlative hæstur)

  1. high
    Múrinn er hár.
    The wall is high
  2. tall
    Guð minn almáttugur! Þú ert orðinn svo hár!
    My god almighty! You've gotten so tall!
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse hár, from Proto-Germanic *hērą.

NounEdit

hár n (genitive singular hárs, nominative plural hár)

  1. hair
    Þú hefur fallegt hárin.
    You have pretty hairs.
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Etymology 3Edit

Cognate with the Faroese háur, hávur,[1] Norwegian Bokmål hai and Swedish haj.

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NounEdit

hár m (genitive singular hás, nominative plural hávar)

  1. (archaic) a dogfish syn.
DeclensionEdit

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Ásgeir Blöndal MagnússonÍslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans.

IrishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

hár

  1. h-prothesized form of ár

Old NorseEdit

Alternative formsEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *hauhaz (high), from Proto-Indo-European *kewk- (to bend, curve, arch, vault). Cognate with Old English hēah, Old Frisian hāch, Old Saxon hōh, Old High German hōh, Gothic 𐌷𐌰𐌿𐌷𐍃 (hauhs).

AdjectiveEdit

hár (comparative hærri, superlative hæstr)

  1. high, tall
DeclensionEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *hērą, from Proto-Indo-European *keres- (rough hair, bristle). Compare Old Saxon and Old High German hār, Old English her, hǣr.

NounEdit

hár n

  1. hair
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

hár m (genitive hás, plural háir)

  1. spiny dogfish
    First Grammatical Treatise, 84 22:
    Har vex á kykvendum, en hȧr er fiskr.
    Hair grows on living things, but har is a fish.
Usage notesEdit

The First Grammarian says that this word had a long nasalized vowel, marked with an overdot, and contrasts it with hár (hair), which does not.

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