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EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Akin to Low German and Old Dutch snarren, German schnarren, English snore.

VerbEdit

snar (third-person singular simple present snars, present participle snarring, simple past and past participle snarred)

  1. (obsolete) To snarl.
    (Can we find and add a quotation of Edmund Spenser to this entry?)

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 The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for snar in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)

AnagramsEdit


IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

snar (comparative snarari, superlative snarastur)

  1. quick

InflectionEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse snarr

AdjectiveEdit

snar (neuter singular snart, definite singular and plural snare, comparative snarere, indefinite superlative snarest, definite superlative snareste)

  1. quick, swift

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit


Norwegian NynorskEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse snarr

AdjectiveEdit

snar (neuter singular snart, definite singular and plural snare, comparative snarare, indefinite superlative snarast, definite superlative snaraste)

  1. quick, swift

ReferencesEdit


SwedishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Low German snoor.

PronunciationEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

snar (comparative snarare, superlative snarast)

  1. near-term, immediate, ready
    min snara återkomst
    my not too distant return
    inom en snar framtid
    within the near future
    inom den snaraste framtiden
    within the nearest future

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of snar
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular snar snarare snarast
Neuter singular snart snarare snarast
Plural snara snarare snarast
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 snare snarare snaraste
All snara snarare snaraste
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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