Danish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /vɔːˀr/, [ˈʋɒˀ]

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse vár n, from Proto-Germanic *wazrą, cognate with Norwegian, Swedish vår. The word goes back to Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥, which is also the source of Latin vēr, Ancient Greek ἔαρ (éar).

Noun edit

vår c (singular definite våren, not used in plural form)

  1. (season, poetic) spring
    Synonym: forår
Declension edit

References edit

Seasons in Danish · årstider (layout · text) · category
forår (spring) sommer (summer) efterår (autumn) vinter (winter)

Etymology 2 edit

From Old East Norse *waʀ, (Old West Norse ver), from Proto-Germanic *wazą, cognate to Swedish var, Norwegian ver, vær. The noun is related to the verb Proto-Germanic *wazjaną (to clothe) (cf. English wear).

Noun edit

vår n (singular definite våret, plural indefinite vår)

  1. case (a cover made of cloth, especially as part of bedclothes)
Declension edit

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Norn edit

Etymology edit

From Old Norse vár, from Proto-Germanic *wazrą.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

vår n

  1. spring
  2. digging of the soil in spring

Alternative forms edit

Norwegian Bokmål edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse vár n.

Noun edit

vår m (definite singular våren, uncountable)

  1. spring (season)
Derived terms edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse várr.

Determiner edit

vår (neuter singular vårt, plural våre)

  1. our (belonging to us)
  2. ours (pronoun in English)

References edit

See also edit

Seasons in Norwegian Bokmål · årstider (layout · text) · category
vår (spring) sommer (summer) høst (autumn) vinter (winter)

Norwegian Nynorsk edit

Pronunciation edit

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Norse várr, from Proto-Germanic *unseraz.

Determiner edit

vår (masculine and feminine singular vår, neuter singular vårt, plural våre)

  1. our (belonging to us)
  2. ours (pronoun in English)

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Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse vár n, from Proto-Germanic *wazrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wósr̥ (spring).

Noun edit

vår m (definite singular våren, indefinite plural vårar, definite plural vårane)

  1. spring (season)
Derived terms edit

See also edit

Seasons in Norwegian Nynorsk · årstider (layout · text) · category
vår (spring) sumar (summer) haust (autumn) vetter (winter)

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Swedish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /voːr/, [voə̯ɾ̪]
  • (file)

Etymology 1 edit

From Old Swedish vār, Old Norse várr, from Proto-Germanic *unseraz.

Pronoun edit

vår (possessive)

  1. our; belonging to us
    Synonym: (informal) våran
Declension edit

Etymology 2 edit

From Old Norse vár, from Proto-Germanic *wazrą, from Proto-Indo-European *wésr̥.

Noun edit

vår c

  1. spring; the season between winter and summer
    Synonym: (dialectal) låding
Declension edit
Declension of vår 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative vår våren vårar vårarna
Genitive vårs vårens vårars vårarnas
Hypernyms edit
Derived terms edit

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