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Haar
See also: Haar and hår

English

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Etymology

Related to Middle Dutch hare and modern Dutch haere.

Noun

haar (countable and uncountable, plural haars)

  1. Coastal fog along the coast of North East England and Scotland bordering the North Sea.

Anagrams


Afrikaans

Etymology 1

From Dutch haar.

Pronoun

haar (subject sy)

  1. her (object)

See also

Etymology 2

From Dutch haar.

Determiner

haar

  1. her

Etymology 3

From Dutch haar.

Noun

haar (plural hare)

  1. hair

Alemannic German

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Old High German h?r, from Proto-Germanic *h?r?. Compare German Haar, Dutch haar, English hair, Swedish hår.

Noun

haar n

  1. (Formazza, anatomy) hair (the long hair on a person's head)

References

  • "haar" in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Cimbrian

Noun

haar n

  1. (Sette Comuni, anatomy) hair

References

  • "haar" in Patuzzi, Umberto, ed., (2013) Ünsarne Börtar [Our Words], Luserna, Italy: Comitato unitario delle linguistiche storiche germaniche in Italia / Einheitskomitee der historischen deutschen Sprachinseln in Italien

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /?a:r/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: haar
  • Rhymes: -a:r

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch haer, from Old Dutch hiro, from Proto-Germanic *hez?i.

Pronoun

haar f

  1. (personal) Third-person singular, feminine object pronoun: her
    Ik zeg het tegen haar (1), maar je kunt haar (2) beter nog een mailtje sturen.
    I'll mention it to her, but you'd better send her a mail as well.
    (1) accusative personal pronoun, (2) dative personal pronoun
Inflection


Descendants
  • Afrikaans: haar

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch haer, from Old Dutch hira, from Proto-Germanic *hez?z.

Determiner

haar (dependent possessive, independent possessive hare, contracted form 'r)

  1. Third-person singular, feminine possessive adjective: her
    • Wikipedia, Dood van Diana Frances Spencer
      Op 31 augustus 1997 overleed Diana Frances Spencer, Prinses van Wales bij een auto-ongeluk in een tunnel bij de Pont de l'Alma in Parijs, samen met haar vriend Dodi Al-Fayed en hun chauffeur. — On August 31, 1997, Diana Frances Spencer, Princess of Wales, died in a car accident in a tunnel by the Pont de l'Alma in Paris, together with her friend Dodi Al-Fayed and their driver.
Inflection


Synonyms
  • heur (archaic or dialectal variant)

Etymology 3

From Middle Dutch haer, from Old Dutch hiro, from Proto-Germanic *hez.

Determiner

haar (dependent possessive, independent possive hare)

  1. (archaic) Third-person plural possessive adjective: their
Usage notes
  • Haar ("their") was the normal Middle Dutch form for all genders in the plural. In modern Dutch, hun successively replaced haar in this function. Some writers of the 19th and early 20th century made a learned distinction, using hun as the masculine and neuter plural, but haar for the feminine in both singular and plural: mannen en hunne vrouwen ("men and their wives") versus vrouwen en hare mannen ("women and their husbands").
Synonyms

Etymology 4

From Middle Dutch hâer, from Old Dutch h?r, from Proto-Germanic *h?r?.

Noun

haar n or c (plural haren, diminutive haartje n)

  1. (uncountable) hair (collection of hairs)
  2. (countable) hair (mammalian keratin filament)

Usage notes

  • The noun is traditionally neuter in all senses. As a countable noun, it is now sometimes of common gender.

Derived terms


German

Pronunciation

Verb

haar

  1. Imperative singular of haaren.
  2. (colloquial) First-person singular present of haaren.

Manx

Etymology

From Old Irish ár ("slaughter"), from Proto-Celtic *agrom, from Proto-Indo-European *h?e?ro- ("hunt"); compare Greek ? (ágra, "hunt").

Pronunciation

Noun

haar m (genitive singular haar, plural haaryn)

  1. slaughter

Mutation

Manx mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
haar unchanged unchanged
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

Middle English

Noun

haar

  1. Alternative form of hare

Scots

Noun

haar (uncountable)

  1. sea fog

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