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ar

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /ɑː/
  • (General American) IPA(key): /ɑɹ/
  • (Ireland) IPA(key): /ɔɹ/
  • (AAVE) IPA(key): /ˈɑɹə/

Noun

ar (plural ars)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter R.

Translations

See also

  • (Latin-script letter names) letter; a, bee, cee, dee, e, ef, gee, aitch, i, jay, kay, el, em, en, o, pee, cue, ar, ess, tee, u, vee, double-u, ex, wye, zee / zed

Interjection

ar

  1. (Britain, West Country, West Midlands) Alternative form of arr

Derived terms

  • oh ar

Particle

ar

  1. (Britain, West Country, West Midlands) Alternative form of arr

Verb

ar

  1. Obsolete spelling of are

Anagrams

  • RA, Ra

Abinomn

Noun

ar

  1. Pometia pinnata

Albanian

Alternative forms

  • ari

Etymology

Borrowed through Vulgar Latin from Latin aurum (gold). Considering the rendering of Latin au- as Albanian ā-, it is a relatively archaic borrowing. Although Arbëresh dialects preserve the original Latin neuter, in standard Albanian it is masculine.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aɾ/

Noun

ar m

  1. gold
    • 1555, Gjon Buzuku, Meshari
      Të provuomitë e fesë saj të jetë mā e pāçmuome se ari.
  2. golden thread

Synonyms

  • flori, dukat

Derived terms

  • artë, praroj, artar, arturinë

Declension

References


Aromanian

Alternative forms

  • aru

Etymology

From Latin arō. Compare Daco-Romanian ara, ar.

Verb

ar (third-person singular present indicative arã, past participle aratã)

  1. I plough.

Related terms


Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Arabic عَار(ʿār).

Noun

ar (definite accusative arı, plural arlar)

  1. feeling of shame

Derived terms

  • arsız
    • arsızcasına
    • arsızlıq

Synonyms

  • utanma, abır, həya

Basque

Noun

ar anim or inan

  1. male

Declension


Breton

Article

ar

  1. the

See also

  • an
  • al

Chuukese

Determiner

ar

  1. third person plural general possessive; their

Related terms



Cimbrian

Etymology 1

From Middle High German ahorn, from Old High German ahorn. Cognate with German Ahorn.

Noun

ar m

  1. (Luserna) maple, maple tree

Alternative forms

  • aorn (Sette Comuni)

References

  • “ar” 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

Etymology 2

Pronoun

ar

  1. (Sette Comuni) Short for èar (he).

References

  • “ar” in Martalar, Umberto Martello; Bellotto, Alfonso (1974) Dizionario della lingua Cimbra dei Sette Communi vicentini, 1st edition, Roana, Italy: Instituto di Cultura Cimbra A. Dal Pozzo

Czech

Etymology

From French are, created during the French Revolution as a learned formation from Latin area, a piece of level ground.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ar/

Noun

ar m inan

  1. are (unit of area equal to 100 square metres)

Declension

Related terms

  • hektar

References

Further reading

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

Danish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑːr/, [ɑːˀ]
  • Rhymes: -aːˀr

Etymology 1

From Old Norse ørr.

Noun

ar n (singular definite arret, plural indefinite ar)

  1. scar
  2. (slang) mouth
Inflection
Derived terms

Verb

ar

  1. imperative of arre

Etymology 2

From French are, from Latin ārea (open space).

Noun

ar c (singular definite aren, plural indefinite ar)

  1. are (square decametre, 100 m²)
Inflection

Further reading

  • ar on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da
  • Ar (sår) on the Danish Wikipedia.Wikipedia da

Dutch

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑr/
  • Hyphenation: ar
  • Rhymes: -ɑr

Etymology 1

From Middle Dutch arre, erre, irre, from Old Dutch *irri, from Proto-Germanic *irzijaz.

Adjective

ar (comparative arder, superlative arst)

  1. (archaic) sorry, sad, regrettable

Derived terms

  • in arren moede

Etymology 2

Back-formation from arrenslee (see there for further etymology).

Noun

ar m or f (plural arren, diminutive arretje n)

  1. (obsolete) sledge
Related terms
  • arrenslee

Galician

Etymology 1

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese aar, from an older aere, from Latin aēr.

Alternative forms

  • aire

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈaɾ]

Noun

ar m (plural ares)

  1. air

Etymology 2

Unknown

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈaɾ]

Adverb

ar

  1. (archaic) furthermore, in addition
  2. (archaic) never

References

  • “ar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “aar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “aere” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • “ar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “ar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “ar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hausa

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: ar̃

Interjection

ar

  1. damn it

Irish

Etymology 1

From a conflation of three Old Irish prepositions:

  1. ar (for) (triggering lenition), from Proto-Celtic *ɸare (in front of), from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥H-. Cognates include Ancient Greek παρά (pará, beside) and English fore.
  2. for (on) (triggering no mutation), from Proto-Celtic *uɸor (over, on) (compare Welsh ar, Breton war), from Proto-Indo-European *upér (compare Latin super, Ancient Greek ὑπέρ (hupér), Old English ofer).
  3. íar (after) (triggering eclipsis), from Proto-Celtic *eɸirom (after, behind), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁epi.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɛɾʲ/

Preposition

ar (plus dative, triggers no mutation in general references but lenition in qualified or particularized references, triggers eclipsis in a few fixed expressions)

  1. on
  2. Used with a variety of nouns to indicate feelings and minor medical conditions
  3. Used with a verbal noun to indicate a state
  4. upon (with a verbal noun plus personal form of do indicating the subject of the verb)
  5. upon (with a (his, her, their)—indicating the subject of an intransitive verb or the object of a transitive verb—plus verbal noun to indicate completion of an action)
    ar a theacht or
    ar a chríochnú dom or
  6. (in conjunction with the verb ) must, have to
Inflection
Derived terms

Etymology 2

an +‎ -r

Particle

ar (triggers lenition except of past autonomous forms; used only in the past tense of regular and some irregular verbs)

  1. Used to form direct and indirect questions
  2. Used to form direct and indirect copular questions; used before consonants
Related terms
  • an (used with non-past tenses and in the past tense of some irregular verbs)

Etymology 3

a +‎ -r

Particle

ar (triggers lenition except of past autonomous forms; used only in the past tense of regular and some irregular verbs)

  1. Introduces an indirect relative clause
Related terms
  • a (used with non-past tenses and with the past of some irregular verbs)

Particle

ar (copular form used before consonants and nouns beginning with vowels; triggers lenition in the past/conditional)

  1. Introduces an indirect relative clause; present/future tense
  2. Introduces an indirect relative clause; past/conditional tense
  3. Introduces a direct or indirect interrogative; past/conditional tense
Related terms

Pronoun

ar (triggers lenition except of past autonomous forms; used only in the past tense of regular and some irregular verbs)

  1. all that, whatever
Related terms
  • a (form used with non-past tenses and with the past of some irregular verbs)

Etymology 4

From Middle Irish ol, from Old Irish ol.

Verb

ar (used only with 3rd-person pronouns, usually emphatic)

  1. said, says
Related terms
  • arsa (used with other persons and with full nouns)

Etymology 5

Noun

ar m (genitive singular air)

  1. verbal noun of air (plough)
  2. (literary, agriculture) tillage
Declension

Mutation

Further reading

  • "ar" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.
  • Entries containing “ar” in English-Irish Dictionary, An Gúm, 1959, by Tomás de Bhaldraithe.
  • Entries containing “ar” in New English-Irish Dictionary by Foras na Gaeilge.

Kalasha

Etymology

From Sanskrit आरा (ārā), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁óleh₂ (awl). Cognate with German Ahle, English awl.

Noun

ar

  1. awl

Khasi

Etymology

From Proto-Khasian *ʔaːr, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɓaar. Cognate with Pnar ar, Blang [La Gang] lál, Bahnar ʼbar, Khmer ពីរ (pii), Vietnamese hai, Santali ᱵᱟᱨ (bar).

Numeral

ar

  1. two

Latvian

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂er- Cognate with Lithuanian ar (whether, if, and), Ancient Greek ἄρα (ára, then).

Preposition

ar (with instrumental)

  1. with

Verb

ar

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

Lithuanian

Alternative forms

  • er

Etymology

From Proto-Indo-European *h₂er- Cognate with Latvian ar (whether, if, with), Ancient Greek ἄρα (ára, then).

Conjunction

ar̃

  1. (interrogative) whether, if
  2. (dialectal) and

See also

  • czy (word with the same function in Polish, which has significant historical presence in Lithuania)

References

  • Derksen, Rick (2015) , “ar”, in Etymological Dictionary of the Baltic Inherited Lexicon (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 13), Leiden, Boston: Brill, →ISBN, page 59

Middle English

Determiner

ar

  1. (chiefly West Midland and Kentish dialectal) Alternative form of here (their)

References

  • “her(e (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 12 June 2018.

Middle Welsh

Alternative forms

  • er

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ar/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Brythonic *ar, from Proto-Celtic *ɸare.

Preposition

ar (triggers lenition)

  1. on, upon
  2. over, of (of a ruler with respect to the area ruled)
    • Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet:
      Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet a oed yn arglwyd ar seith cantref Dyuet.
      Pwyll Pendefig Dyfed was lord of the seven cantrefs of Dyfed.
Inflection
  • First-person singular: arnaf
  • Second-person singular: arnat
  • Third-person singular masculine: arnaw
  • Third-person singular feminine: arnei, erni
  • First-person plural: arnam
  • Second-person plural: arnawch
  • Third-person plural: arnunt
Derived terms
  • ar hynny (thereupon)
  • y ar (from upon)
Descendants
  • Welsh: ar

Etymology 2

Pronoun

ar

  1. he/she who, whoever
    • Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet:
      Ar ny del yn uuyd, kymmeller o nerth cledyueu.
      Whoever does not come with obedience shall be compelled by the force of swords.
  2. that which, whatever
    • Pwyll Pendeuic Dyuet:
      Pa amgen uedwl yssyd yndaw ef heno noc ar a uu yr blwydyn y heno?
      What is the different mind that is in him tonight than that which has been since a year ago tonight?

Northern Kurdish

Etymology

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

Noun

ar ?

  1. flour
    Synonym: ard
  2. fire
    Synonym: agir
  3. shame, disgrace
    Synonym: 'ar
  4. are (square decametre, 100 m²)
  5. Abbreviation of argon.

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From French are, from Latin area

Noun

ar n (definite singular aret, indefinite plural ar, definite plural ara or arene)

  1. an are, area of 100 square metres

Derived terms

  • dekar

References

  • “ar” in The Bokmål Dictionary.
  • “ar” in Det Norske Akademis ordbok (NAOB).

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

From French are, from Latin area

Noun

ar n (definite singular aret, indefinite plural ar, definite plural ara)

  1. an are, area of 100 square metres

Derived terms

  • dekar

References

  • “ar” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old English

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ɑːr/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Germanic *aizō (respect, honour), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂eys- (to honour, respect, revere). Cognate with German Ehre.

Noun

ār f

  1. honour, glory, grace
Declension
Derived terms
  • ārstafas (help, kindness)
Descendants
  • Middle English: are, ore
    • Scots: are

Etymology 2

From Proto-Germanic *aiz. Cognate with Old Norse eir (brass, copper), German ehern (of metal, of iron), Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐌶 (aiz, ore), from Proto-Indo-European *áyos, h₂éyos. Compare Dutch oer (iron-holding earth). Confer Latin aes (bronze, copper), Avestan 𐬀𐬌𐬌𐬀𐬵(aiiah), Sanskrit अयस् (áyas, copper, iron).

Noun

ār n

  1. ore, brass, copper
Declension
Descendants
  • Middle English: or, oor
    • Scots: ure, uir
    • English: ore

Etymology 3

From Proto-Germanic *airō (oar). Cognate with Old Norse ár, Danish åre, Swedish åra.

Noun

ār f

  1. oar
Declension

Descendants

  • English: oar

Etymology 4

From Proto-Germanic *airuz. Cognate with Old Saxon ēru, Old Norse árr, Gothic 𐌰𐌹𐍂𐌿𐍃 (airus).

Noun

ār m

  1. messenger, herald
  2. angel
  3. missionary
Declension

Old Irish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ar/

Etymology 1

From Proto-Celtic *ɸare (in front of), from Proto-Indo-European *pr̥H-. Cognates include Ancient Greek παρά (pará, beside) and English fore.

Preposition

ar (with accusative or dative)

  1. for, for the sake of, because of

For quotations using this term, see Citations:ar.

Inflection

Forms combined with the definite article:

  • masculine/feminine accusative singular: arin
  • neuter accusative singular: ara
  • dative singular all genders: arin(d), airind(í)
  • accusative plural all genders: arna
  • dative plural all genders: a(i)rnaib

Forms combined with a possessive determiner:

  • first person singular: armo
  • third person singular and plural: ara

Form combined with the relative particle: ara

Descendants
  • Irish: ar (conflated with for and íar)

Conjunction

ar

  1. Alternative spelling of air (for, since)

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “1 ar (‘for’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Rudolf Thurneysen (1940, reprinted 2003) D. A. Binchy and Osborn Bergin, transl., A Grammar of Old Irish, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, →ISBN, pages 275–76, 497–99

Etymology 2

From Proto-Celtic *anserom, from Proto-Indo-European *n̥serōm, from *nes- (we, us); compare German unser.

Determiner

ar (triggers eclipsis)

  1. our
    • c. 800, Würzburg Glosses on the Pauline Epistles, published in Thesaurus Palaeohibernicus (reprinted 1987, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies), edited and with translations by Whitley Stokes and John Strachan, vol. I, pp. 499–712, Wb. 17b5
Descendants
  • Irish: ár

Further reading

  • Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors (2019) , “5 ar (‘our’)”, in eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language
  • Rudolf Thurneysen (1940, reprinted 2003) D. A. Binchy and Osborn Bergin, transl., A Grammar of Old Irish, Dublin Institute for Advanced Studies, →ISBN, § 440, pages 277–78

Old Portuguese

Alternative forms

  • er

Etymology

from Latin re- (again).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈaɾ/

Adverb

ar

  1. also
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 90 (facsimile):
      & ar ſẽ (com)panneira u a de(us) (con)cebiſte
      and also without equal when you conceived God
  2. again
    • 13th century, attributed to Alfonso X of Castile, Cantigas de Santa Maria, E codex, cantiga 274 (facsimile):
      na obra que leyxara / por fazer ar começou
      (He) started working again on his unfinished work

Descendants

  • Portuguese: er

Old Swedish

Etymology

From Old Norse ár, from Proto-Germanic *jērą.

Noun

ār n

  1. year

Declension

Descendants

  • Swedish år

Pnar

Etymology

From Proto-Khasian *ʔaːr, from Proto-Mon-Khmer *ɓaar. Cognate with Khasi ar, Blang [La Gang] lál, Bahnar ʼbar, Khmer ពីរ (pii), Vietnamese hai, Santali ᱵᱟᱨ (bar).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʔar/

Numeral

ar

  1. (cardinal) two

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ar/

Noun

ar m inan (abbreviation a)

  1. are (square decametre, 100 m²)

Declension

Noun

ar f pl

  1. genitive plural of ara

Further reading

  • ar in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese aar, aire, aere, from Latin āēr, from Ancient Greek ἀήρ (aḗr, air), from Proto-Indo-European *h₂weh₁- (to blow).

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈaɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈaʁ/, [ˈäχ]
    • (Caipira) IPA(key): /ˈaɹ/
    • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈah/
  • Hyphenation: ar

Noun

ar m (plural ares)

  1. air
  2. look, air (aspect)

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:ar.

Derived terms

Related terms


Romanian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ar/

Etymology 1

From older Romanian ară, are, presumably from Latin habēret (for the singular) and habērent (for the plural). See also are.

Verb

(el/ea) ar (modal auxiliary, third-person singular form of avea, used with infinitives to form conditional tenses)

  1. (he/she) would

Verb

(ele/ei) ar (modal auxiliary, third-person plural form of avea, used with infinitives to form conditional tenses)

  1. (they) would

Related terms

Etymology 2

Verb

ar

  1. first-person singular present indicative of ara
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of ara

Scottish Gaelic

Adjective

ar

  1. our

Usage notes

  • Before a vowel, it takes the form ar n-:

Verb

ar (defective)

  1. think

Usage notes

  • Only has the present and past tense, which both have the same form ar.
  • Always followed by the preposition le or a prepositional pronoun:

Serbo-Croatian

Noun

ar m (Cyrillic spelling ар)

  1. are (square decametre, 100 m²)

Declension


Swedish

Etymology 1

Ultimately from Latin area, probably via French are. This etymology is incomplete. You can help Wiktionary by elaborating on the origins of this term.

Noun

ar c or n

  1. are (square decametre, 100 m²)
Declension
Related terms
  • hektar

Etymology 2

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *arô.

Noun

ar m

  1. (dialectal) eagle

References

  • ar in Svenska Akademiens ordlista över svenska språket (8th ed., 1923)
  • ar in Svenska Akademiens ordlista (SAOL)

Turkish

Etymology 1

From Arabic عَار(ʿār)

Noun

ar (definite accusative arı, plural arlar)

  1. feeling of shame

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French are.

Noun

ar (definite accusative arı, plural arlar)

  1. are (unit of area)

Welsh

Etymology

From Middle Welsh ar, from Proto-Brythonic *ar, from Proto-Celtic *ɸare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ar/

Preposition

ar (triggers soft mutation)

  1. on
  2. about to (with a verbal noun)
    • 1993, Gareth King, Modern Welsh: A Comprehensive Grammar, London: Routledge, →ISBN, p. 131:

Inflection


Westrobothnian

Pronunciation 1

  • IPA(key): [ɑ́ːɾ], [áːɾ] (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -ɑ́ːr, -áːr

Etymology 1

From Old Norse ǫrn, from Proto-Germanic *arô.

Noun

ar m (definite singular aren)

  1. Eagle, Aquila chrysaetos or Haliaeetus albicilla.

Pronunciation 2

  • IPA(key): [óːɾ], [ɑ́ːɾ] (example of pronunciation)
    Rhymes: -óːr

Etymology 2

From Old Norse ár (year), from Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yōr- < *yeh₁r-. Cognates include: Dutch jaar and Afrikaans jaar, English year, German Jahr, Danish år, Norwegian Bokmål år and Swedish år.

Noun

ar n (genitive ars, definite genitive arsens, definite nominative & accusative are, dative aar, definite dative aren, plural ar)

  1. Year.
  2. (definite genitive) The year’s harvest.
Alternative forms
  • år
  • jar
  • jår
Synonyms
  • (year’s harvest): jaar

Etymology 3

From Old Norse ár, from Proto-Germanic *airō. Cognates include: Old English ār (oar) (English oar).

Noun

ar f (definite nominative & accusative ara, definite dative arn, plural aar)

  1. Oar.
Derived terms
  • arha

Etymology 4

From Old Norse æðr (1), from Proto-Germanic *ēdrǭ, *ēþrǭ.

Noun

ar f (definite nominative & accusative ara, definite dative arn, plural aar)

  1. Vein.
Alternative forms
  • år
  • ader
Derived terms
  • adersar
Related terms
  • ader

Pronunciation 3

Etymology 5

Pronoun

ar

  1. Contraction of annar.
  2. Alternative form of ader

References


Source: wiktionary.org
  • the letter R.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)