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SymbolEdit

var

  1. (physics, electrics) Alternative form of VAR

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

var (plural vars)

  1. (programming) Abbreviation of variable.
  2. (statistics) Abbreviation of variance.
  3. (physics) A unit of electrical power, in an AC circuit, equal to the power dissipated when 1 volt produces a current of 1 ampere.

Derived termsEdit

AnagramsEdit


AlbanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Albanian *werja, from Proto-Indo-European *h₂u̯er- 'to bind, hang' (compare Ancient Greek ἀείρω (aeírō, to heave, hoist up), Lithuanian vérti ‘to weigh’).[1]

VerbEdit

var (first-person singular past tense vara, participle varur)

  1. to hang
  2. to depend on
  3. to bring down

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz (Amsterdam - Atlanta: Rodopoi, 1997), 423.

CzechEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

var m

  1. boiling

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • var in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • var in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

DanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse varr.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

var

  1. (dated) ware

Etymology 2Edit

See være.

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

var

  1. past tense of være

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *farhaz. Related to Dutch varken (pig), an old diminutive of var. Related to English farrow.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

var m (plural varren, diminutive varretje n)

  1. male pig; boar

SynonymsEdit


FaroeseEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

var

  1. first-person indicative past of at vera
  2. third-person indicative past of at vera

Usage notesEdit

ConjugationEdit


HungarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Of uncertain origin, perhaps related to the verb varr (to sew).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

var (plural varak)

  1. scab

DeclensionEdit

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative var varak
accusative vart varakat
dative varnak varaknak
instrumental varral varakkal
causal-final varért varakért
translative varrá varakká
terminative varig varakig
essive-formal varként varakként
essive-modal
inessive varban varakban
superessive varon varakon
adessive varnál varaknál
illative varba varakba
sublative varra varakra
allative varhoz varakhoz
elative varból varakból
delative varról varakról
ablative vartól varaktól
Possessive forms of var
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. varam varaim
2nd person sing. varad varaid
3rd person sing. vara varai
1st person plural varunk varaink
2nd person plural varatok varaitok
3rd person plural varuk varaik

Derived termsEdit

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IcelandicEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

AdjectiveEdit

var (comparative varari, superlative varastur)

  1. cautious, aware
DeclensionEdit
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

var n (genitive singular vars, nominative plural vör)

  1. lee, shelter
DeclensionEdit
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

Inflected form of vera (to be).

VerbEdit

var

  1. first-person singular past indicative of vera
  2. third-person singular past indicative of vera

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

var

  1. 3rd person singular present indicative form of varēt
  2. 3rd person plural present indicative form of varēt
  3. (with the particle lai) 3rd person singular imperative form of varēt
  4. (with the particle lai) 3rd person plural imperative form of varēt

LojbanEdit

RafsiEdit

var

  1. rafsi of vacri.

Norwegian BokmålEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

var

  1. simple past of være
  2. imperative of vare

Norwegian NynorskEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse varr. Akin to English wary.

AdjectiveEdit

var (masculine and feminine var, neuter vart, definite singular and plural vare, comparative varare, indefinite superlative varast, definite superlative varaste)

  1. wary, careful
  2. nervous, timid
  3. sensitive
    Eg er var for høge lydar.
    I am sensitive to loud noises.

Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

var

  1. was
  2. past tense of vera and vere

ReferencesEdit


Old NorseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Norse vas, from Proto-Germanic *was, first- and third-person past singular indicative of *wesaną.

VerbEdit

var

  1. first- and third-person singular indicative past tense of vera

DescendantsEdit

  • Icelandic: var

ReferencesEdit

  • var in Geir T. Zoëga (1910) A Concise Dictionary of Old Icelandic, Oxford: Clarendon Press

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a Slavic language, Common Slavic varŭ.

NounEdit

var n (plural varuri)

  1. lime (calcium oxide, quicklime)

DeclensionEdit


Serbo-CroatianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Slavic varъ, from Proto-Indo-European *wōrh₁os.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

vȃr m, f (Cyrillic spelling ва̑р)

  1. (uncountable) heat

DeclensionEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • var” in Hrvatski jezični portal

SwedishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • hvar (obsolete since 1906)
  • hwar (obsolete)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Norse hvar, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

AdverbEdit

var (not comparable)

  1. where; at which place
    Var är mina nycklar?
    Where are my keys?
    Var var jag?
    Where was I?
Related termsEdit

ConjunctionEdit

var

  1. where; the situation in which

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Norse: hverr (paradigm merged with a descendant of *hwaz and a descendant of Proto-Germanic *hwarjaz (who (of many)). A cognate to Icelandic hver.

DeterminerEdit

var (neuter vart)

  1. every (dated)
    Var dag är en sällsam gåva
    Every day is a peculiar gift
  2. each; per person/thing involved
    Vi fick två bananer var
    We got two bananas each
SynonymsEdit
DescendantsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

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NounEdit

var n, c

  1. (uncountable) pus; a mixture of dead bacteria and white blood cells, occurring in areas of infections n
  2. pillowcase n
  3. various species of flatfish of the family Scophthalmidae, such as megrim, whiff, butt, turbot c
DeclensionEdit
Declension of var 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varet var varen
Genitive vars varets vars varens
Declension of var 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varen varar vararna
Genitive vars varens varars vararnas
Related termsEdit

VerbEdit

var

  1. past tense of vara.: was, were
  2. imperative of vara.

TurkishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Turkic 𐰉𐰺 (bar), from Proto-Turkic *bār.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

var

  1. there is, there are (not a verb)
    İstanbul'da bir kervansaray var.
    There is a caravanserai in Istanbul.
    (Time)
    Yediye yirmi beş var.
    It's twenty-five to seven. (6:35; lit. There are twenty-five [minutes] to seven.)
  2. it exists
    Pirinç var mı? — Evet, var.
    Is there any rice? — Yes, there is.
  3. Expressing possession, equivalent of have.
    İki teyzem ve bir dayım var.
    I have two aunts and an uncle. (lit. There are my two aunts and my uncle.)

DeclensionEdit

or

AntonymsEdit

  • yok (there isn't, not have)