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See also: kar, kaer, Kar, kár, kâr, Kär, kår, and kær

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SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Swedish kær, from Old Norse kærr, from Old French chier, cher, from Latin cārus, from Proto-Indo-European *kār- (dear).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

kär (comparative kärare, superlative kärast)

  1. dear (loved; lovable)

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of kär
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular kär kärare kärast
Neuter singular kärt kärare kärast
Plural kära kärare kärast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 käre kärare käraste
All kära kärare käraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

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