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Aar

Aar

See also: aar, AAR, åar, -aar, a-ar, äär, and år

English

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Proper noun

Aar

  1. A river in Switzerland that rises at the Grimsel Pass and flows into the Rhine at the Swiss-German border.

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French

Proper noun

Aar

  1. The Aar river

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German

Etymology

From Middle High German ar, arn, from Old High German aro, arn, from Proto-Germanic *arô.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /aːɐ̯/
  • Rhymes: -aːɐ̯

Noun

Aar m (genitive Aars or Aares or Aaren, plural Aare or Aaren)

  1. (poetic, formal or dated) eagle
    • 1864, Franz Pfeiffer, Deutsche Classiker des Mittelalters, Erster Band: Walther von der Vogelweide, page 245:
      Er habe zwiefache Kaiserstärke: des Aares Milde und des Löwen Kraft: diesen zweien vermöge nichts zu widerstehen.
      He has twofold strengths as Kaiser: the eagle's clemency and the lion's power: nothing should be able to resist these two.
    • 1869, Ferdinand Freiligrath, Pibroch of Donald Dhu, in his Gedichte, page 315:
      Feder des Aaren!
      Feather of the eagle!
    • Heinrich von Kleist, a poem published in 1870 in H. v. Kleists Werke by editor Heinrich Kurz, page 281:
      der Habicht rupft / Die Brut des Aars
      the hawk fleeces / the eagle's brood

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aar

aar

See also: Aar, AAR, åar, -aar, a-ar, äär, and år

Dutch

Noun

aar f (plural aren, diminutive aartje n)

  1. ear (of corn, grain etc.)

Etymology 2

From Middle Dutch aar.

Noun

aar m (plural aren, diminutive aartje n)

  1. (archaic) eagle
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Gagauz

Etymology

From Old Turkic agır, from Proto-Turkic *āgır, *iagɨr.

Adjective

aar (comparative daha aar, superlative en aar)

  1. heavy

Old Danish

Etymology

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

Noun

aar n (nominative plural aar)

  1. year

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