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See also: Klar, klár, and klär

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EnglishEdit

NounEdit

klar (plural klar)

  1. In Karen animism, one of the thirty-seven spirits that are said to embody every individual.

AnagramsEdit


DanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German klār, from Latin clārus (clear).

AdjectiveEdit

klar

  1. clear
  2. bright
  3. plain
  4. distinct
  5. lucid
  6. conscious
  7. (indeclinable) ready

InflectionEdit

Inflection of klar
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular klar klarere klarest2
Neuter singular klart klarere klarest2
Plural klare klarere klarest2
Definite attributive1 klare klarere klareste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

klar

  1. imperative of klare

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German klār, clār, formally from Middle Dutch claer and reinforced by Old French cler, both from Latin clārus (bright).[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /klaː(ɐ̯)/
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  • Rhymes: -aːɐ̯, -aː

AdjectiveEdit

klar (comparative klarer, superlative am klarsten)

  1. clear; transparent; bright
  2. clear; unambiguous; understood

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

InterjectionEdit

klar!

  1. okay!; sure!; all right!
  2. (sarcastically) (yeah) sure!; (yeah) right!

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kluge, Friedrich (1989), “klar”, in Elmar Seebold, editor, Etymologisches Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache [Etymological dictionary of the German language] (in de), 22nd edition, →ISBN

Norwegian BokmålEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German klār and Old Norse klárr, from Latin clārus (clear).

AdjectiveEdit

klar (neuter singular klart, definite singular and plural klare, comparative klarere, indefinite superlative klarest, definite superlative klareste)

  1. clear
  2. bright
  3. plain
  4. distinct
  5. lucid
  6. conscious
  7. ready (not comparable)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See klare (to handle, to manage).

VerbEdit

klar

  1. imperative of klare

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse klárr, from Middle Low German klār, from Latin clārus (clear).

Alternative formsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

klar (neuter singular klart, definite singular and plural klare, comparative klarare, indefinite superlative klarast, definite superlative klaraste)

  1. clear
  2. bright
  3. plain
  4. distinct
  5. lucid
  6. conscious
  7. ready (not comparable)
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

klar

  1. imperative of klare

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

klar (comparative klarare, superlative klarast)

  1. ready, finished, done
    Middagen är klar!
    Dinner's ready!
  2. clear; without clouds
  3. clear; free of ambiguity; easy to understand
  4. completely transparent
    Klar som kristall.
    Clear as crystal.

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of klar
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular klar klarare klarast
Neuter singular klart klarare klarast
Plural klara klarare klarast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 klare klarare klaraste
All klara klarare klaraste
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.

Related termsEdit