FaroeseEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse vár.

NounEdit

vár n (genitive singular várs, plural vár)

  1. spring (season)
DeclensionEdit
Declension of vár
n3 singular plural
indefinite definite indefinite definite
nominative vár várið vár várini
accusative vár várið vár várini
dative vári várinum várum várunum
genitive várs vársins vára váranna

See alsoEdit

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse vár.

DeterminerEdit

vár

  1. (archaic) our

HungarianEdit

 
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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [ ˈvaːr]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Etymology 1Edit

From an Iranian language, compare Avestan 𐬬𐬁𐬭𐬀(vāra, entrenchment), Middle Persian wl(war, castle).

NounEdit

vár (plural várak)

  1. castle, fortress
  2. citadel (inside a city)
DeclensionEdit
Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative vár várak
accusative várat várakat
dative várnak váraknak
instrumental várral várakkal
causal-final várért várakért
translative várrá várakká
terminative várig várakig
essive-formal várként várakként
essive-modal
inessive várban várakban
superessive váron várakon
adessive várnál váraknál
illative várba várakba
sublative várra várakra
allative várhoz várakhoz
elative várból várakból
delative várról várakról
ablative vártól váraktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
váré váraké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
váréi várakéi
Possessive forms of vár
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. váram váraim
2nd person sing. várad váraid
3rd person sing. vára várai
1st person plural várunk váraink
2nd person plural váratok váraitok
3rd person plural váruk váraik
Derived termsEdit

(Compound words):

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Ugric *warɜ- (to guard, wait).[1][2] Compare Mansi ӯри (ūri, to wait, to guard).

VerbEdit

vár

  1. (transitive) to wait for something
ConjugationEdit

The verbal noun várás is usually only used in some compounds, instead, várakozás is applied.

Derived termsEdit

(With verbal prefixes):

Expressions

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Entry #1869 in Uralonet, online Uralic etymological database of the Research Institute for Linguistics, Hungary.
  2. ^ Zaicz, Gábor. Etimológiai szótár: Magyar szavak és toldalékok eredete (’Dictionary of Etymology: The origin of Hungarian words and affixes’). Budapest: Tinta Könyvkiadó, 2006, →ISBN

Further readingEdit

  • (to wait): vár in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • (castle): vár in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Old NorseEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Proto-Germanic *wazrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥ (compare Latin ver, Lithuanian vãsara, vasarà, Persian بهار(bahâr), Sanskrit वसर् (vasar, morning), Old Armenian գարուն (garun), Old Church Slavonic весна (vesna)). Compare also Old Frisian wars, wers (spring).

NounEdit

vár n (genitive várs, plural vár)

  1. spring (season)
DeclensionEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Danish: vår
  • Faroese: vár
  • Icelandic: vor
  • Norn: vår
  • Norwegian: vår
  • Swedish: vår

Etymology 2Edit

From Proto-Germanic *unseraz.

PronounEdit

vár

  1. genitive of vér of us, our.