EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle English yare, ȝare, from Old English ġearu (prepared, ready, prompt, equipped, complete, finished, yare), from Proto-Germanic *garwaz (ready), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰrebʰ-, *gʰerbʰ- (to grab, take, rake). Cognate with Dutch gaar (done, dressed, ready), German gar (ready, complete), Icelandic görr, gerr (perfect).

AdjectiveEdit

yare (comparative yarer, superlative yarest)

  1. (archaic) Ready; prepared.
  2. (UK dialectal) Ready, alert, prepared, prompt.
    • Shakespeare
      Be yare in thy preparation.
  3. Eager, keen, lively, handy; agile, nimble.
  4. (nautical, of a ship) Easily manageable and answering readily to the helm; yar.
    • Sir Walter Raleigh
      The lesser [ship] will come and go, leave or take, and is yare; whereas the greater is slow.

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RomanizationEdit

yare

  1. rōmaji reading of やれ

NovialEdit

NounEdit

yare (plural yares)

  1. year
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