See also: Hvar

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where

IcelandicEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

PronunciationEdit

AdverbEdit

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where (of location)
    Hvar áttu heima?Where do you live?
    Hvar er hann niðurkominn?What’s become of him?
    Hvar í ósköpunum varstu, Óskar?Where in heaven’s name were you, Óskar?

Derived termsEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Germanic *hwar (where), formed with a locative suffix from the stem of *hwaz (who). Cognate with Old English hwær, Old Frisian hwēr, Old Saxon hwar, Old Dutch war, wara, Old High German war, Gothic 𐍈𐌰𐍂 (ƕar).

AdverbEdit

hvar (not comparable)

  1. where

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: hvar
  • Faroese: hvar
  • Norwegian Nynorsk: kvar, kor
  • Old Swedish: hvar, hwor
    • Swedish: var, (pre-1906 spelling) hvar, (dialectal) hôr
  • Danish: hvor
    • Norwegian Bokmål: hvor
  • Gutnish: var

ReferencesEdit

  • hvar”, in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

SwedishEdit

AdverbEdit

hvar

  1. Archaic spelling of var.

ConjunctionEdit

hvar

  1. Archaic spelling of var.

AnagramsEdit