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3 letters words from 'mar'

ARM 5MAR 5
RAM 5 

2 letters words from 'mar'

AM 4AR 2
MA 4 

All 3 letters words made out of mar

mar amr mra rma arm ram

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Definitions and meaning of mar

mar

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /mɑː(ɹ)/
  • (US) IPA(key): /mɑɹ/, [mɑɹ], [mɑ˞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)
  • Hyphenation: mar

Etymology 1

From Middle English merren, from Old English mierran (to mar, disturb, confuse; scatter, squander, waste; upset, hinder, obstruct; err), from Proto-Germanic *marzijaną (to disturb, hinder), from Proto-Indo-European *mers- (to annoy, disturb, neglect, forget, ignore). Cognate with Scots mer, mar (to obstruct, impede, spoil, ruin), Dutch marren (to push along, delay, hinder), dialectal German merren (to entangle), Icelandic merja (to bruise, crush), Gothic 𐌼𐌰𐍂𐌶𐌾𐌰𐌽 (marzjan, to annoy, bother, disturb, offend), Lithuanian miršti (to forget, lose, become oblivious, die), Armenian մոռանալ (moṙanal, to forget, fail).

Alternative forms

  • marre (obsolete)

Verb

mar (third-person singular simple present mars, present participle marring, simple past and past participle marred)

  1. (transitive) To spoil; to ruin; to scathe; to damage.
Derived terms
  • marring
Translations

Noun

mar (plural mars)

  1. A blemish.
Derived terms
  • marless

Etymology 2

See mere. Doublet of mare and mere.

Noun

mar (plural mars)

  1. A small lake.

Anagrams

  • AMR, ARM, Arm, Arm., MRA, RAM, RMA, Ram, arm, ram

Afrikaans

Adverb

mar

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of maar

Conjunction

mar

  1. (colloquial) Alternative form of maar

Ambonese Malay

Etymology

Borrowed from Dutch maar.

Conjunction

mar

  1. but

Aragonese

Etymology

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

Noun

mar m (plural mars)

  1. sea

References

  • Bal Palazios, Santiago, “mar”, in Dizionario breu de a luenga aragonesa, Zaragoza, 2002, →ISBN

Asturian

Etymology

From Latin mare.

Noun

mar m or f (plural mares)

  1. sea (body of water)

Bourguignon

Etymology

From Latin mare.

Noun

mar f (plural mars)

  1. sea

Catalan

Etymology

From Old Occitan mar, from Latin mare (sea), from Proto-Italic *mari, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Pronunciation

  • (Balearic, Central) IPA(key): /ˈmar/
  • (Valencian) IPA(key): /ˈmaɾ/
  • Homophones: ma,
  • Rhymes: -a(ɾ)
  • Hyphenation: mar

Noun

mar m or f (plural mars)

  1. sea

Derived terms


Chavacano

Etymology

From Spanish mar (sea).

Noun

mar

  1. sea

Galician

Etymology

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese mar, from Latin mare.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɾ/

Noun

mar m (plural mares)

  1. sea
  2. swell
  3. (figuratively) sea; vast number or quantity
    Synonyms: monte, mundo

Derived terms

Related terms

References

  • “mar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • “mar” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • “mar” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • “mar” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Guinea-Bissau Creole

Etymology

From Portuguese mar. Cognate with Kabuverdianu már.

Noun

mar

  1. sea

Hungarian

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɒr]
  • Rhymes: -ɒr

Etymology 1

From Proto-Uralic *mura-, (*murɜ) (bit, crumb; crumble, crack).

Verb

mar

  1. (transitive) to bite (of animals)
    Synonyms: harap, tép
  2. (transitive) to bite, to burn (of acid)
    Synonym: roncsol
Conjugation
Derived terms

(With verbal prefixes):

Etymology 2

Noun

mar (uncountable)

  1. withers (the protruding part of a four-legged animal between the neck and the backbone)
Declension
Derived terms
  • marmagasság

References

Further reading

  • (to bite): mar in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.
  • (withers): mar in Bárczi, Géza and László Országh: A magyar nyelv értelmező szótára (’An Explanatory Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 1959–1962.

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaːr/
    Rhymes: -aːr

Etymology 1

From Old Norse marr, from Proto-Germanic *marhaz.

Noun

mar m (genitive singular mars, nominative plural marar or marir)

  1. (poetic) horse
Declension

or

Etymology 2

From Old Norse marr, from Proto-Germanic *mari.

Noun

mar m (genitive singular marar)

  1. (poetic) the sea
Declension

Etymology 3

First attested at the end of the 18th century. Related to merja (to crush, bruise).

Noun

mar n (genitive singular mars, no plural)

  1. bruise, contusion
Declension

References

  • “mar” in: Ásgeir Blöndal Magnússon — Íslensk orðsifjabók, 1st edition, 2nd printing (1989). Reykjavík, Orðabók Háskólans.

Interlingua

Noun

mar (plural mares)

  1. sea

Irish

Etymology

From Old Irish immar.

Pronunciation

  • (Munster) IPA(key): /ˈmˠɑɾˠ/
  • (Connacht, Ulster) IPA(key): /ˈmˠaɾˠ/

Conjunction

mar

  1. because
    Synonyms: óir, toisc go, arae, de bhrí go
  2. as

Derived terms

Preposition

mar (plus dative, triggers lenition)

  1. like
  2. as

Synonyms

  • amhail
  • ar chuma
  • ar nós
  • cosúil le
  • dála
  • fearacht

References

  • “immar”, in Gregory Toner, Maire Ní Mhaonaigh, Sharon Arbuthnot, Dagmar Wodtko, Maire-Luise Theuerkauf, editors, eDIL: Electronic Dictionary of the Irish Language, 2019
  • "mar" in Foclóir Gaeilge–Béarla, An Gúm, 1977, by Niall Ó Dónaill.

Italian

Noun

mar m

  1. (form of mare used in poetry and in names of some seas) sea

Derived terms


Kabuverdianu

Etymology

From Portuguese mar.

Noun

mar

  1. sea
  2. ocean

References

  • Gonçalves, Manuel, Capeverdean Creole-English dictionary, 2015, →ISBN

Maltese

Etymology

From Arabic مَرَّ(marra, to pass).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /maːr/
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Verb

mar (imperfect jmur, verbal noun mawrien)

  1. to go

Conjugation

  • Note: Predominantly conjugated like a hollow root, but the original gemination surfaces prevocalically, i.e. in the plural imperfect as well as the third-person feminine and plural of the perfect.

Marshallese

Pronunciation

  • (phonetic) IPA(key): [mʲɑrˠ]
  • (phonemic) IPA(key): /mʲærˠ/
  • Bender phonemes: {mar}

Noun

mar

  1. a bush
  2. a shrub
  3. a boondock
  4. a thicket

References

  • Marshallese–English Online Dictionary

Norman

Alternative forms

  • mare (continental Normandy, Guernsey)
  • mathe (Jersey)

Etymology

From Old French mare.

Noun

mar f (plural mars)

  1. (Sark) pool

Northern Kurdish

Noun

mar m

  1. snake
  2. marriage

Occitan

Etymology

From Old Occitan mar, from Latin mare.

Noun

mar f (plural mars)

  1. sea (large body of water)

Derived terms

  • liri de mar

Old French

Adjective

mar m (oblique and nominative feminine singular mare)

  1. Alternative form of mare

Adverb

mar

  1. Alternative form of mare

Old Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin mare (sea), from Proto-Indo-European *móri (sea).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɾ/

Noun

mar m

  1. sea
    • 13th century, Vindel manuscript, Martín Codax, Mia irmana fremosa, treides comigo (facsimile)
      Mia irmana fremoſa treides de grado / ala ygreia de uigo u e o mar leuado / E miraremos las ondas.
      Lovely sister, come willingly / To the church in Vigo, where the sea is up, / And we will gaze at the waves.

Descendants

  • Galician: mar
  • Portuguese: mar
    • Kabuverdianu: mar
    • Kabuverdianu: már

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mar/

Noun

mar f

  1. genitive plural of mara

Portuguese

Etymology 1

From Old Portuguese mar (sea), from Latin mare (sea), from Proto-Italic *mari, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Pronunciation

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ˈmaɾ/
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmaʁ/, [ˈmäχ]
    • (Paulistano) IPA(key): /ˈmaɹ/, /ˈmaɾ/
    • (South Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈmaɻ/, /ˈmaɾ/
    • (Caipira) IPA(key): /ˈmaɻ/
      • Homophone: mal
    • (Carioca) IPA(key): /ˈmaχ/
    • (Nordestino) IPA(key): /ˈmah/
  • Hyphenation: mar

Noun

mar m (plural mares)

  1. sea
  2. (figuratively) a multitude; a great amount or number of things
Derived terms
  • gaivotas em terra, tempestade no mar - Seagulls inland, storm at sea.
  • mar de rosas
Related terms
  • maré
  • mareiro
  • marina
  • marinha
  • marinho
  • marítimo
Descendants
  • Kabuverdianu: mar
  • Kabuverdianu: már

Etymology 2

Adverb

mar (comparative mais mar superlative o mais mar)

  1. Eye dialect spelling of mal, representing Caipira Portuguese.

Romansch

Alternative forms

  • (Puter) mer

Etymology

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun

mar f (plural mars)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Surmiran) sea

Noun

mar m (plural mars)

  1. (Vallader) sea

Scottish Gaelic

Alternative forms

  • man

Preposition

mar

  1. as
  2. like

Usage notes

  • Lenites the following word.

Derived terms

  • ciamar
  • mar eisimpleir
  • mar seo
  • mar sin
  • mar eadh

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *marъ.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /mâːr/

Noun

mȃr m (Cyrillic spelling ма̑р)

  1. (rare) diligence
  2. (rare) eagerness, zeal

Declension

See also

  • marljivost
  • marljiv

Somali

Verb

mar

  1. to pass, to proceed

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin mare (sea), from Proto-Italic *mari, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈmaɾ/, [ˈmaɾ]
  • Hyphenation: mar

Noun

mar m or f (plural mares)

  1. sea
  2. seaside
  3. (selenology) lunar mare
  4. (la mar) loads
  5. (la mar de) really; hella

Usage notes

Mar is usually treated as a masculine noun in formal prose and as a feminine noun by sailors or in poetry.

Derived terms

Related terms

Hyponyms

  • See also Category:es:Seas.

Descendants

  • Aymara: lamara
  • Classical Nahuatl: láma̱r
  • Papiamentu: lama, laman

Further reading

  • “mar” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Noun

mar

  1. March; Abbreviation of mars.

See also

  • jan - feb - mar - apr - maj - jun - jul - aug - sep - okt - nov - dec

Anagrams

  • arm, ram

Torres Strait Creole

Noun

mar

  1. (western dialect) a person's shadow

Synonyms

  • mari (eastern dialect)

Venetian

Etymology

From Latin mare, from Proto-Indo-European *móri. Compare Italian mare.

Noun

mar m (plural mari)

  1. sea

West Frisian

Etymology 1

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

Adverb

mar

  1. only, solely
Further reading
  • “mar (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal[3] (in Dutch), 2011

Conjunction

mar

  1. but
Further reading
  • “mar (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal[4] (in Dutch), 2011

Noun

mar c (plural marren)

  1. but
Further reading
  • “mar (II)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal[5] (in Dutch), 2011

Etymology 2

From Old Frisian mere, from Proto-Germanic *mari, from Proto-Indo-European *móri.

Noun

mar c (plural marren, diminutive marke)

  1. lake
Further reading
  • “mar (I)”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal[6] (in Dutch), 2011

Wolof

Noun

mar

  1. thirst

Zazaki

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈmɑɾ]
  • Hyphenation: mar

Etymology

Related to Persian مار(mār)

Noun

mar m

  1. (zoology) snake

mar f

  1. (family) mother (specification)

Source: wiktionary.org
  • to spoil or damage.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)