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baar

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What will not woman, gentle woman dare; when strong affection stirs her spirit up?
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Dutch

Pronunciation

Adjective

baar, bare (no comparative; no superlative)

  1. Said of money; cash.
    • Ik heb geen baar geld bij me.
      I have no cash on me.

Noun

baar m. (plural ren, diminutive artje)

  1. A bar (of gold, metal…).
  2. A bier, a stretcher, a device used to carry something, especially wounded or dead people.
  3. A bed on which a dead person is displayed before he is buried.
    • 1922, Albert Verwey, De weg van het licht, De Gerichte Wil
      Wanneer ik stierf en zij die mij beminden / Rondom mijn baar staan en de een d’andre vraagt:
      Wenn I died and those that loved me stand around my dead bed and one asks the other:
  4. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) A wave.
    • 1716, H.K. Poot, Mengeldichten, Die spade komt ook.
      Ulisses zworf weleer op wilde woeste baren,/ Minerves wreeden wrok en wrange wraek ten doel,
      Ulisses roamed on wild violent waves, towards Minerva’s cruel anger and bitter revenge

Synonyms

Verb

baar

  1. First person singular present tense and imperative of baren.

Estonian

Noun

baar

  1. A bar (public house)

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