See also: Waar

AfrikaansEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Dutch waar, from Middle Dutch waer, from Old Dutch *war, from Proto-Germanic *hwar.

AdverbEdit

waar

  1. (interrogative) where
  2. (relative) where

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʋaːr/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: waar
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Etymology 1Edit

From Middle Dutch wāer, from Old Dutch *war, from Proto-Germanic *hwar. Cognate with English where.

AdverbEdit

waar

  1. (interrogative) where, in which place
    Waar is Jan?
    Where is John?
  2. (relative) where, the place that
    Dit is waar hij woont.
    This is where he lives.
  3. (interrogative, with a preposition) what, which thing
    Waar is dat goed voor?
    What is that good for?
  4. (relative, with a preposition) what, that which
    Dit is waar dat goed voor is.
    This is what that is good for.
Usage notesEdit

With a preposition, waar is used instead of wat to create a pronominal adverb. See also Category:Dutch pronominal adverbs.

Derived termsEdit

See Category:Dutch pronominal adverbs

Etymology 2Edit

From Middle Dutch wâer, from Old Dutch *wār, from Proto-Germanic *wēraz.

AdjectiveEdit

waar (not comparable)

  1. true
    Antonym: onwaar
  2. authentic
    Synonym: echt
    Antonym: onecht
InflectionEdit
Inflection of waar
uninflected waar
inflected ware
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial waar
indefinite m./f. sing. ware
n. sing. waar
plural ware
definite ware
partitive waars
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 3Edit

From Middle Dutch wāre, from Old Dutch *wara, from Proto-Germanic *warō. Cognate with English ware.

NounEdit

waar f (plural waren)

  1. ware, merchandise, product
Derived termsEdit

Etymology 4Edit

See the etymology of the main entry.

VerbEdit

waar

  1. first-person singular present indicative of waren
  2. imperative of waren

KalashaEdit

NounEdit

waar

  1. time

KamarianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Central-Eastern Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ, from Proto-Malayo-Polynesian *(w)akaʀ.

NounEdit

waar

  1. root (of plant)

NzadiEdit

NounEdit

wǎàr (plural mǎàr)

  1. canoe

Further readingEdit

  • Crane, Thera; Larry Hyman; Simon Nsielanga Tukumu (2011) A grammar of Nzadi [B.865]: a Bantu language of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, Berkeley, CA: University of California Press, →ISBN