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Var

Translingual

Symbol

var

  1. (physics, electrics) Alternative form of VAR

English

Noun

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 terms

Anagrams


Albanian

Etymology

From Proto-Albanian *werja, from Proto-Indo-European *h?u?er- ("to bind, hang") (compare Ancient Greek (aeír?, "to heave, hoist up"), Lithuanian vérti ("to weigh")).[1]

Verb

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

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

Derived terms

Related terms

References

  1. ^ Demiraj, Bardhyl (1997) Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz [Albanian Etymologies: Investigations into the Albanian Inherited Lexicon] (Leiden Studies in Indo-European; 7)‎[1] (in German), Amsterdam, Atlanta: Rodopi, page 423

Azerbaijani

Other scripts
Cyrillic
Roman var
Perso-Arabic

Etymology

From Proto-Turkic *b?r. Cognate with Old Turkic (bar).

Pronunciation

Predicative

var

  1. Existential copula corresponding there is, there are
    Bak?n?n yax?nlnda bir karavansaray var.
    There is a caravanserai near Baku.
  2. it exists
    - Düyü var? - B?li, var.
    - Is there any rice? - Yes, there is.
  3. Expressing possession, equivalent of have.
    Üç qardam var
    I have three brothers (lit. There are three of my brothers)
    - Gedim çör?k al?m? - Yox, h?l? var?m?zd?r
    - Shall I go and buy bread? - No, we still have [some].

Antonyms

  • yox (there isn't, not have)

Derived terms


Czech

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *var?.

Pronunciation

Noun

var m

  1. boiling

Declension

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Derived terms

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Further reading


Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse varr.

Pronunciation

Adjective

var

  1. (dated) ware

Etymology 2

See være.

Pronunciation

Verb

var

  1. past tense of være

Dutch

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /v?r/
  • (file)

Noun

var m (plural varren, diminutive varretje n)

  1. male pig; boar

Synonyms


Faroese

Pronunciation

Verb

var

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

Usage notes

Conjugation


Hungarian

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

Noun

var (plural varak)

  1. scab (an incrustation over a sore, wound, vesicle, or pustule, formed during healing)

Declension

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 terms

(Compound words):


Icelandic

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Adjective

var (comparative varari, superlative varastur)

  1. cautious, aware
Declension
Derived terms

Etymology 2

Noun

var n (genitive singular vars, nominative plural vör)

  1. lee, shelter
Declension
Synonyms

Etymology 3

Inflected form of vera ("to be").

Verb

var

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

Latvian

Verb

var

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

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

Verb

var

  1. simple past of være
  2. imperative of vare

Derived terms


Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse varr. Akin to English wary.

Adjective

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 2

Verb

var

  1. past tense of vera and vere: was

Derived terms

References

  • "var" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old Norse

Etymology

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

Verb

var

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

Descendants

  • Faroese: var

References

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

Romanian

Etymology

From a Slavic language, Common Slavic *var?.

Noun

var n (plural varuri)

  1. lime (calcium oxide, quicklime)

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *var?, from Proto-Indo-European *w?rh?os.

Pronunciation

Noun

v?r m or f (Cyrillic spelling ?)

  1. (uncountable) heat

Declension

References

  • "var" in Hrvatski jezi?ni portal

Swedish

Alternative forms

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

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

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

Adverb

var (not comparable)

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

Conjunction

var

  1. where; the situation in which

Etymology 2

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.

Determiner

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
Synonyms
Descendants

Etymology 3

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

var n or 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
Declension
Declension of var 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varet var varen
Genitive vars varets vars varens
Declension of var 3
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varen varar vararna
Genitive vars varens varars vararnas
Related terms

Etymology 4

Verb

var

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

Anagrams


Turkish

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Turkic (bar), from Proto-Turkic *b?r.

Adjective

var (not comparable)

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

As an adjective, var is only used predicatively.

Declension
Inflection
Nominative var
Definite accusative var?
Singular Plural
Nominative var varlar
Definite accusative var? varlar?
Dative vara varlara
Locative varda varlarda
Ablative vardan varlardan
Genitive var?n varlar?n
Predicative forms
Singular Plural
1st singular var?m varlar?m
2nd singular vars?n varlars?n
3rd singular var
vard?r
varlar
varlard?r
1st plural var?z varlar?z
2nd plural vars?n?z varlars?n?z
3rd plural varlar varlard?r

or

Inflection
Nominative var
Definite accusative var?
Singular Plural
Nominative var varlar
Definite accusative var? varlar?
Dative vara varlara
Locative varda varlarda
Ablative vardan varlardan
Genitive var?n varlar?n
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular var?m varlar?m
2nd singular var?n varlar?n
3rd singular var? varlar?
1st plural var?m?z varlar?m?z
2nd plural var?n?z varlar?n?z
3rd plural varlar? varlar?
Antonyms
  • yok (there isn't, not have)

Etymology 2

Verb

var

  1. second-person singular imperative of varmak

Westrobothnian

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

From Old Norse varr, from Proto-Germanic *waraz.

Adjective

var

  1. cautious, aware
    bätter fyri var än ätter snar
    better safe than sorry

Etymology 2

Noun

var m

  1. cover, refuge
    häran tag varn å mänisja
    the hare takes refuge from people

Etymology 3

From Old Norse v?rr, from Proto-Germanic *warzuz.

Noun

var m

  1. a line in the water made by the movement of a swimming bird or fish
  2. (figuratively, of people)
    hä garn var bodhta om
    There is a fuss around him
Derived terms
  • varäs ("streaks appear in the water")

Etymology 4

Inflected form of vera ("to be").

Verb

var

  1. singular past indicative of vera

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