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Var

Var

See also: var, VAR, VaR, vár, Vár, văr, var., and Appendix:Variations of "var"

Translingual

Symbol

Var

  1. (physics, electrics) Alternative form of VAR
  2. (statistics) variance

English

Proper noun

Var

  1. One of the départements of Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France (INSEE code 83)

Translations


French

Pronunciation

Proper noun

Var m

  1. Var

Derived terms

  • varois
  • Varois

var

var

See also: Var, VAR, VaR, vár, Vár, văr, var., and Appendix:Variations of "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 *h₂u̯er- 'to bind, hang' (compare Ancient Greek ἀείρω (aeírō, to heave, hoist up), Lithuanian vérti ‘to weigh’).[1]

Verb

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

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

Derived terms

Related terms

References

  1. Bardhyl Demiraj, Albanische Etymologien: Untersuchungen zum albanischen Erbwortschatz (Amsterdam - Atlanta: Rodopoi, 1997), 423.

Czech

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /var/
  • Rhymes: -ar

Noun

var m

  1. boiling

Derived terms

Related terms


Danish

Etymology 1

From Old Norse varr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vaːr/, [vɑːˀ]

Adjective

var

  1. (dated) ware

Etymology 2

See være.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /var/, [vɑ]

Verb

var

  1. past tense of være

Dutch

Pronunciation

Etymology

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

Noun

var m (plural varren, diminutive varretje n)

  1. male pig; boar

Synonyms


Faroese

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɛaːɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛaːɹ
  • Homophones: varð, vær

Verb

var

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

Conjugation

Usage notes


Hungarian

Etymology

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈvɒr]

Noun

var (plural varak)

  1. scab

Declension

Inflection (stem in -a-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative var varak
accusative vart varakat
dative varnak varaknak
instrumental varral varakkal
causal-final varért varakért
translative varrá varakká
terminative varig varakig
essive-formal varként varakként
essive-modal
inessive varban varakban
superessive varon varakon
adessive varnál varaknál
illative varba varakba
sublative varra varakra
allative varhoz varakhoz
elative varból varakból
delative varról varakról
ablative vartól varaktól
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

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Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vaːr/
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Etymology 1

Adjective

var (comparative varari, superlative varastur)

  1. cautious, aware
Declension
Derived terms
  • varlega
  • varlegur
  • gera vart við sig ("to make oneself known; to show oneself")
  • vera var um sig ("to be on one's guard")
  • verða var við ("to be aware of")

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-person singular past indicative of vera
  2. third-person singular past indicative of vera

Latvian

Verb

var

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

Lojban

Rafsi

var

  1. rafsi of vacri.

Norwegian Bokmål

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋɑːɾ/

Verb

var

  1. simple past of være
  2. imperative of vare

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋaːr/ (example of pronunciation)

Verb

var

  1. past tense of vera and vere

Old Norse

Etymology

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

Verb

var

  1. first- and third-person singular indicative past tense of vera

Descendants

  • Icelandic: 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 varŭ.

Noun

var n (plural varuri)

  1. lime (calcium oxide, quicklime)

Declension


Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic varъ, from Proto-Indo-European *wōrh₁os.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ʋâːr/

Noun

vȃr m, f (Cyrillic spelling ва̑р)

  1. (uncountable) heat

Declension

References

  • var” in Hrvatski jezični portal

Swedish

Alternative forms

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

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɑːɾ/
  • Rhymes: -ɑː

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

Noun

var n, 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
Inflection of var 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varet var varen
Genitive vars varets vars varens
Inflection of var 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative var varen varar vararna
Genitive vars varens varars vararnas
Related terms
  • bergsvar
  • glasvar
  • havsvar
  • kuddvar
  • piggvar
  • slätvar
  • varböld

Verb

var

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

Turkish

Etymology

From Old Turkic 𐰉𐰺 (bar), from Proto-Turkic *bār.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vɑɾ/

Determiner

var

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

Declension

or

Antonyms

  • yok (there isn't, not have)