See also: kar, kaar, Kar, kár, Kár, kâr, kär, Kär, and kār-

DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse *koʀ (East), kør (West), from Proto-Germanic *kuzą (choice). Cognate with Norwegian kår and Swedish kor. Derived form the verb Proto-Germanic *keusaną (to chose).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kår n pl

  1. circumstances, conditions

InflectionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

VerbEdit

kår

  1. imperative of kåre

SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French corps, spelled like it's pronounced

NounEdit

kår c

  1. a corps, a corporation, a company, a union, a force
  2. a student union
  3. a building of a student union (short for kårhus)
    vi tänkte gå på kåren och äta, ska du med?
    we're heading for the union to eat, are you joining us?

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kår 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kår kåren kårer kårerna
Genitive kårs kårens kårers kårernas

Related termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

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

NounEdit

kår c

  1. a sudden blow of cold wind; a chill or a shiver
    kalla kårar längs ryggraden
    a shiver down one's spine

DeclensionEdit

Declension of kår 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative kår kåren kårar kårarna
Genitive kårs kårens kårars kårarnas

WestrobothnianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

kår

  1. windrow[1]
    fruntimra bregd ut kåren
    the women spread out the windrows

Etymology 2Edit

Related to Swedish kår, in the second sense

NounEdit

kår

  1. gust, ripple[2]
  2. shudder (in the body)[2]

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

kår

  1. (textiles) carding, comb, carding tool[3][4]
Derived termsEdit

VerbEdit

kår

  1. (textiles) to card[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Larsson, Evert, Söderström, Sven, 1979, 1980, “kåra kår”, in Hössjömålet : ordbok över en sydvästerbottnisk dialekt [The Hössjö speech: dictionary of a southern Westrobothnian dialect] (in Swedish) →ISBN, page 114
  2. 2.0 2.1 Rietz, Johan Ernst, “Kåra”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 379
  3. ^ Rietz, Johan Ernst, “kår”, in Svenskt dialektlexikon: ordbok öfver svenska allmogespråket [Swedish dialectal lexicon: a dictionary for the Swedish lects] (in Swedish), 1962 edition, Lund: C. W. K. Gleerups Förlag, published 1862–1867, page 309
  4. 4.0 4.1 Larsson, Evert, Söderström, Sven, 1979, 1980, “karda kår”, in Hössjömålet : ordbok över en sydvästerbottnisk dialekt [The Hössjö speech: dictionary of a southern Westrobothnian dialect] (in Swedish) →ISBN, page 102