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3 letters words from 'yar'

ARY 6RAY 6
RYA 6YAR 6

2 letters words from 'yar'

AR 2AY 5
YA 5 

All 3 letters words made out of yar

yar ayr yra rya ary ray

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Definitions and meaning of yar

yar

Pronunciation

  • (General American) IPA(key): /jɑɹ/
  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /jɑː/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)

Etymology 1

From Middle English ȝaren, ȝurren, ȝeorren, from Old English ġeorran, ġirran, gyrran (to sound, chatter, grunt, creak, grate), from Proto-Germanic *gerraną (to creak), from Proto-Indo-European *gʰer- (to make a noise, rattle, gurgle, grumble). Cognate with Scots yarr, yirr (to snarl, growl, quarrel, cause trouble), Middle High German girren (to roar, cry, rattle, chatter).

Alternative forms

  • yarr

Verb

yar (third-person singular simple present yars, present participle yarring, simple past and past participle yarred)

  1. (intransitive) To snarl; to gnar.
  2. (intransitive, chiefly Scotland) To growl, especially like a dog; quarrel; to be captious or troublesome.

Etymology 2

Origin uncertain.

Adjective

yar (comparative more yar, superlative most yar)

  1. (Britain dialectal) Sour; brackish.
Derived terms
  • yarrish

Etymology 3

From Old English gearu (ready), from Proto-Germanic *garwaz.

Alternative forms

  • yare

Adjective

yar (comparative yarer, superlative yarest)

  1. (nautical, of a vessel, especially sailboat) Quick and agile; easy to hand, reef and steer.
    • 1390 J. Gower, Confessio Amantis II. 237
      The wynd was good, the Schip was yare.
    • 1939, The Philadelphia Story written by Philip Barry
      My, she was yar...It means, uh...easy to handle, quick to the helm, fast, right. Everything a boat should be, until she develops dry rot.
    • 1958, Bulletin of the John Rylands Library
      ...to make a ship best weighed, or yarest in her going.
    • 1993 Captain McAllister, The Simpsons ep. 1F06
      Arr, here be a fine vessel: the yarest river-going boat there be.
Synonyms
  • yare

Anagrams

  • -ary, Ary, Ayr, RYA, Ray, ary, ayr, ra'y, ray, rya, γ ray, γ-ray

Azerbaijani

Etymology

From Persian یار(yâr).

Noun

yar (definite accusative yarı, plural yarlar)

  1. (poetic) beloved, sweetheart
  2. (dated) friend
  3. (dated) helper

Declension


Breton

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *yarā (compare Welsh iâr).

Noun

yar f (plural yer)

  1. hen

Cornish

Etymology

From Proto-Celtic *yarā (compare Welsh iâr).

Noun

yar f (plural yer)

  1. chicken, hen

Derived terms


Kalasha

Noun

yar

  1. friend

Synonyms

  • dus
  • dust
  • malgiri
  • raphek
  • yardus

Middle English

Determiner

yar

  1. (chiefly Northern dialectal) Alternative form of þeir

References

  • “their(e, (pron.)” in MED Online, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan, 2007, retrieved 4 June 2018.

Somali

Adjective

yar

  1. small

Tok Pisin

Etymology

Borrowed from German Jahr (year).

Noun

yar

  1. year
    Synonym: yia
  2. Pleiades
  3. a kind of tree (Casuarina sp.) (clarification of this definition is needed)

References

  • Murphy, John J. (1985) The Book of Pidgin English = Buk Bilong Tok Pisin, revised edition, Robert Brown & Associates, →ISBN, page 110
  • Volker, C. A. (general editor), et al. (2008) Papua New Guinea Tok Pisin English Dictionary, Oxford University Press in association with Wantok Niuspepa, →ISBN, page 123

Turkish

Etymology 1

From Ottoman Turkish یار(yar, precipice), from Old Turkic yār ("steep slope"), from Proto-Turkic *yār (precipice, steep bank). More at яр.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jaɾ/

Noun

yar (definite accusative yarı, plural yarlar)

  1. cliff, scarp, precipice

Declension

Synonyms
  • uçurum

References

Etymology 2

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jaɾ/

Verb

yar

  1. imperative of yarmak

Etymology 3

From Ottoman Turkish یار(yār, friend, a beloved friend, one's lover), from Persian یار(yâr).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jaːɾ/

Noun

yar (definite accusative yari, plural yarlar)

  1. beloved; lover
  2. friend

Declension

  • Before consonantal endings, the stem vowel is pronounced short and the endings themselves have back vowels. In the accusative, dative, and genitive singular, the stem vowel is pronounced long and the endings accordingly take front vowels. The declension is thus irregular:
Singular: nom. yar — acc. yari — dat. yare — loc. yarda — abl. yardan — gen. yarin
Plural: nom. yarlar — acc. yarları — dat. yarlara — loc. yarlarda — abl. yarlardan — gen. yarların

Source: wiktionary.org
  • a dog.
    (source: Collins Scrabble Dictionary)