EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle English merren, from Old English mierran (to mar, disturb, confuse; scatter, squander, waste; upset, hinder, obstruct; err), from Proto-Germanic *marzijaną (to disturb, hinder), from Proto-Indo-European *mers- (to annoy, dristurb, neglect, forget, ignore). Cognate with Scots mer, mar (to obstruct, impede, spoil, ruin), Dutch marren (to push along, delay, hinder), German dialectal merren (to entangle), Icelandic merja (to bruise, crush), Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐍂𐌶𐌾𐌰𐌽 (marzjan, to annoy, bother, disturb, offend), Lithuanian miršti (to forget, lose, become oblivious, die), Armenian մոռանալ (moṙanal, to forget, fail).

VerbEdit

mar (third-person singular simple present mars, present participle marring, simple past and past participle marred)

  1. To spoil, to damage.
    • Dryden
      But mirth is marred, and the good cheer is lost.
    • Milton
      Ire, envy, and despair / Which marred all his borrowed visage.
TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See mere.

NounEdit

mar (plural mars)

  1. A small lake.

Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.

AnagramsEdit


AfrikaansEdit

AdverbEdit

mar

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of maar.

ConjunctionEdit

mar

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of maar.

AsturianEdit

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NounEdit

mar m, f (plural mares)

  1. sea (body of water)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mare (sea), from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Catalonia) IPA(key): /mar/, /maɾ/
  • Rhymes: -ar
  • (Balearic Islands) IPA(key): /ma/
  • Homophones: ma,
  • Hyphenation: mar
  • Rhymes: -a(ɾ)

NounEdit

mar m, f (plural mars)

  1. sea

Derived termsEdit


GalicianEdit

NounEdit

mar m (plural mares)

  1. sea
  2. (figuratively) sea; vast number or quantity

HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Uralic *murɜ (piece, crumb; to cut in pieces, break up).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmɒr/ (It is important to pronounce it with a short a, otherwise it will sound like már (already).)
  • (file)

VerbEdit

mar

  1. to bite

Derived termsEdit

  • marakodik
  • marás
  • mardos
  • maró

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

mar n (genitive singular mars, no plural)

  1. bruise, contusion

DeclensionEdit


IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Irish immar.

PronunciationEdit

ConjunctionEdit

mar

  1. because
  2. as

Derived termsEdit

PrepositionEdit

mar (triggers lenition of a following consonant)

  1. like

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

mar m

  1. (form of mare used in poetry and in names of some seas) sea

Derived termsEdit

  • Mar Adriatico
  • Mar Arabico
  • Mar Baltico
  • Mar Bianco
  • Mar Caspio
  • Mar Celtico
  • Mar Cinese occidentale
  • Mar Cinese orientale
  • Mar d'Azov
  • Mar dei Caraibi
  • Mar dei Chukchi
  • Mar dei Coralli
  • Mar dei Sargassi
  • Mar del Giappone
  • Mar del Nord
  • Mar della Siberia Orientale
  • Mar delle Filippine
  • Mar delle Molucche
  • Mar delle Salomone
  • Mar di Andamane
  • Mar di Arafura
  • Mar di Banda
  • Mar di Barents
  • Mar di Beaufort
  • Mar di Bering
  • Mar di Celebes
  • Mar di Ceram
  • Mar di Flores
  • Mar di Galilea
  • Mar di Giava
  • Mar di Groenlandia
  • Mar di Kara
  • Mar di Laptev
  • Mar di Marmara
  • Mar di Mindanao
  • Mar di Norvegia
  • Mar di Ohotsk
  • Mar di Ross

KurdishEdit

NounEdit

mar m

  1. snake
  2. marriage

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

mar

  1. rafsi of manri.

MalteseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Arabic مَرٌَ (márra).

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

mar (imperfect imur)

  1. go

ConjugationEdit


OccitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Latin mare.

NounEdit

mar f (plural mars)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Old FrenchEdit

AdjectiveEdit

mar

  1. Alternative form of mare.

AdverbEdit

mar

  1. Alternative form of mare.

Old PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mare (sea), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (sea).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mar m

  1. sea

DescendantsEdit

  • Galician: mar
  • Portuguese: mar

PortugueseEdit

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mar

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese mar (sea), from Latin mare (sea), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (sea).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mar m (plural mares)

  1. sea
  2. (figuratively) a multitude; a great amount or number of things

Related termsEdit

Derived termsEdit

  • gaivotas em terra, tempestade no mar - Seagulls inland, storm at sea.
  • mar de rosas

RomanschEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

NounEdit

mar f (plural mars)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) sea

NounEdit

mar m (plural mars)

  1. (Vallader) sea

Scottish GaelicEdit

Alternative formsEdit

PrepositionEdit

mar

  1. as
  2. like

Usage notesEdit

Derived termsEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic *marъ

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

mȃr m (Cyrillic spelling ма̑р)

  1. (rare) diligence
  2. (rare) eagerness, zeal

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit


SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin mare (sea), from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɾ/
  • Hyphenation: mar

NounEdit

mar m, f (plural mares)

  1. sea
  2. seaside

Related termsEdit


SwedishEdit

AbbreviationEdit

mar

  1. March; Abbreviation of mars.

See alsoEdit


Torres Strait CreoleEdit

NounEdit

mar

  1. (western dialect) a person's shadow

SynonymsEdit

  • mari (eastern dialect)

VenetianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Compare Italian mare

NounEdit

mar m (plural mari)

  1. sea

West FrisianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Frisian mere, from Proto-Germanic *mari, from Proto-Indo-European *móri. Compare English mere, Dutch meer, Low German Meer, meer, German Meer.

NounEdit

mar c

  1. lake

Etymology 2Edit

AdverbEdit

mar

  1. only, solely

ConjunctionEdit

mar

  1. but

ZazakiEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: mar

NounEdit

mar

  1. (zoology) snake
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