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EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Abbreviation.

AbbreviationEdit

par

  1. paragraph
  2. parallel
  3. parenthesis
  4. parish

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from French par (through, by), from Latin per (through).

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

par

  1. By; with.
Usage notesEdit
  • Used frequently in Middle English in phrases taken from French, being sometimes written as a part of the word which it governs; as, par amour, or paramour; par cas, or parcase; par fay, or parfay.

NounEdit

par (plural pars)

  1. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.
  2. Equality of condition or circumstances.
  3. (golf, mostly uncountable) The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole.
    He needs to make this shot for par.
  4. (golf, countable) A hole in which a player achieves par.
    • 2009, January 18, Paul Casey storms to four-stroke lead in Abu Dhabi[1]:
      Kaymer started with six straight pars before making a birdie on the seventh and an eagle on the eighth.
  5. (Britain) An amount which is taken as an average or mean.
Derived termsEdit
terms derived from par (noun)

VerbEdit

par (third-person singular simple present pars, present participle parring, simple past and past participle parred)

  1. (transitive, golf) To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes.
    He will need to par every hole in order to win this game.

Etymology 3Edit

NounEdit

par (plural pars)

  1. Alternative form of parr (young salmon)

AnagramsEdit


Ambonese MalayEdit

PrepositionEdit

par

  1. for

AromanianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Latin pāreō. Compare Daco-Romanian părea, par.

Alternative formsEdit

VerbEdit

par (past participle pãrutã)

  1. I seem, appear.
Derived termsEdit
See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Latin pālus. Compare Daco-Romanian par.

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

par

  1. stake
Related termsEdit

ChavacanoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Spanish par (pair).

NounEdit

par

  1. pair

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From late Old Norse par, from Middle Low German par, from Latin pār.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

par n (singular definite parret, plural indefinite par)

  1. pair
  2. couple
InflectionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English par.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

par c

  1. (golf) par (the allotted number of strokes to reach the hole)

Etymology 3Edit

See parre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paːr/, [pʰɑːˀ]

VerbEdit

par

  1. imperative of parre

FaroeseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Old Norse par, from Middle Low German par, from Latin pār.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

par n (genitive singular pars, plural pør)

  1. pair

DeclensionEdit

Declension of par
n5 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative par parið pør pørini
accusative par parið pør pørini
dative pari parinum pørum pørunum
genitive pars parsins para paranna

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French par, from Old French par, from Latin per, from Proto-Indo-European *peri.

PronunciationEdit

PrepositionEdit

par

  1. through
    par la fenêtrethrough the window
    aller par le parcgo through the park
  2. by (used to introduce a means; used to introduce an agent in a passive construction))
    voyager par traintravel by train
    par surpriseby surprise
    le bateau est attaqué par des pirates.the boat is [being] attacked by pirates.
  3. over (used to express direction)
    Viens par ici !Come over here!
  4. from (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement)
    voir par devantsee from the back
    le liquide est arrivé par le robinetthe liquid arrived from the tap
  5. around, round (inside of)
    par tout le cinémaall around the cinema
  6. on (situated on, used in certain phrases)
    par terreon the ground
  7. on, at, in (used to denote a time when something occurs)
    par un beau jouron a nice day
    par un soirin one evening
  8. in
    marcher par deuxwalk in twos
  9. per, a, an
    trois fois par semainethree times a week
  10. out of (used to describe the reason for something)
    par pure colèreout of pure anger
    par tristesseout of sadness
  11. for

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • English: par

NounEdit

par m (plural pars)

  1. (golf) par

Further readingEdit

AnagramsEdit


FriulianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin per.

PrepositionEdit

par

  1. for
  2. through
  3. by

Gabrielino-FernandeñoEdit

Alternative formsEdit

NounEdit

par

  1. water

ReferencesEdit

  • Kroeber, Shoshonean Dialects of California, in University of California Publications: American archaeology and ethnology, volume 4, page 81
  • HG

IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Low German par, from Latin pār (equal).

NounEdit

par n (genitive singular pars, nominative plural pör)

  1. pair
  2. a couple, two people who are dating
  3. (poker) pair
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from English par.

NounEdit

par n (genitive singular pars, no plural)

  1. (golf) par
DeclensionEdit

Indo-PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese para, from Old Portuguese pera, from Latin per (through) + ad (to).

PrepositionEdit

par

  1. (Diu) to (indicates indirect object)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []
      The youngest one told (literally: said to) his father []
  2. (Diu) for (indicates subject of an infinitive)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:
      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to regale ourselves:

IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin per.

PrepositionEdit

par

  1. for
  2. through

KurdishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From *p- + *ar-, cognate with Avestan 𐬫𐬁𐬭𐬆-(yārə-, year), English year, all from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁r- (year).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

par f

  1. share, part

NounEdit

par f

  1. last year

AdverbEdit

par

  1. last year

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unclear. A traditional reconstruction is Proto-Indo-European *perH- (exchange), comparing Ancient Greek πέρνημι (pérnēmi) etc. and Lithuanian pirkti; but this accounts badly for the /a(ː)/. Others refrain from assigning an Indo-European root.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

pār (genitive paris, comparative parior, superlative parissimus); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. even (of a number)
  2. equal
  3. like
  4. suitable

DeclensionEdit

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Number Singular Plural
Case / Gender Masc./Fem. Neuter Masc./Fem. Neuter
Nominative pār parēs paria
Genitive paris parium
Dative parī paribus
Accusative parem pār parēs paria
Ablative parī paribus
Vocative pār parēs paria

Derived termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

See alsoEdit


LatvianEdit

PrepositionEdit

par (with accusative)

  1. about, on
  2. than
  3. for (price)
  4. as

Middle FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French par.

ConjunctionEdit

par

  1. by (introduces an agent)
    • 1532, François Rabelais, Pantagruel:
      Comment Epistemon qui avoit la teste tranchée, fut guery habillement par Panurge.
      How Epistemon who had his head cut off was adroitly cured by Panurge
      .

DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

NounEdit

par n (definite singular paret, indefinite plural par, definite plural para or parene)

  1. a pair
    et par skoa pair of shoes
  2. a couple
  3. a few (determiner)
    for et par dager sidena few days ago

Derived termsEdit

 
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NounEdit

par n

  1. (golf, uncountable) par
    ett slag under parone stroke under par

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse par, from Middle Low German par, from Latin paria (equals), neuter plural of pār. Akin to English pair.

NounEdit

par n (definite singular paret, indefinite plural par, definite plural para)

  1. a pair
    eit par skoa pair of shoes
  2. a couple
  3. a few (determiner)
    for eit par dagar sidana few days ago
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From English par

NounEdit

par n

  1. (golf, uncountable) par
    eitt slag under parone stroke under par

ReferencesEdit


Old FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin per.

ConjunctionEdit

par

  1. by; via (introduces a medium)
  2. because of; due to (introduces a medium)
  3. by
  4. by; through; across
  5. by (introduces an exclamation)
  6. in (at a location)

DescendantsEdit

  • Middle French: par

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

par

  1. genitive plural of para
  2. genitive plural of pary

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese par, from Latin pār (equal, like), from Proto-Indo-European *per (exchange).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

par m (plural pares)

  1. pair
  2. partner
  3. couple
  4. peer
  5. (golf) par

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

par m or f (plural pares, not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) even

RomanianEdit

Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From German Paar, from Latin par (equal, like).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pȃr m (Cyrillic spelling па̑р)

  1. pair, couple
  2. (informal) few, handful, several

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit


SloveneEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

pár m inan

  1. pair
  2. some, a couple (of)
  3. couple (two partners)
  4. (golf)) par
  5. (card games) (poker) pair

InflectionEdit

Masculine inan., hard o-stem
nom. sing. pár
gen. sing. pára
singular dual plural
nominative pár pára pári
accusative pár pára páre
genitive pára párov párov
dative páru pároma párom
locative páru párih párih
instrumental párom pároma pári

SynonymsEdit

See alsoEdit

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pār (equal, like), from Proto-Indo-European *per (exchange).

AdjectiveEdit

par (plural pares)

  1. even

NounEdit

par m (plural pares)

  1. pair
  2. (physics) two equal non-collinear forces; that is a force couple in Newtonian mechanics
  3. peer (somebody who is, or something that is, at a level equal)

Derived termsEdit


SwedishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

par n

  1. a pair, a couple (either two or a few of something)
  2. a couple, two people who are dating

DeclensionEdit

Declension of par 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative par paret par paren
Genitive pars parets pars parens

Related termsEdit


Tok PisinEdit

NounEdit

par

  1. stingray

VenetianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin pār. Compare Italian paio.

NounEdit

par m (plural pari)

  1. pair

West FrisianEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

par c (plural parren, diminutive parke)

  1. pear

Further readingEdit

  • par”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011