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See also går

English

Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Short for garfish.

Noun

Singular
gar

Plural
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gar ({{{1}}})
  1. Any of several fish, of the family Lepisosteidae, that have long, narrow jaws; garfish
Translations

Etymology 2

From Old Norse gera, gerva (Swedish göra, Danish gjöre), from Germanic *garwjan. Compare yare.

Verb

Infinitive
to gar

Third person singular
gars

Simple past
gart

Past participle
gart

Present participle
garing

to gar (third-person singular simple present gars, present participle garing, simple past and past participle gart)
  1. (archaic) To make, cause (someone to do something).
    • 1885: Time gars me tremble. Ah, how sore the baulk! / While Time in pride of strength cloth ever stalk — Sir Richard Burton, The Book of the Thousand Nights and One Night, Night 15

Basque

Noun

gar

  1. blaze

German

Etymology

Old High German garo

Adjective

gar (not comparable)

  1. cooked
  2. ready
  3. done

Adverb

gar [[Category:Template:lang:de adverbs|gar]]

  1. at all

Irish

Adjective

gar

  1. near

Noun

gar m.

  1. favor

Declension

First declension

Bare forms:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative gar garanna
Vocative a ghair a gharanna
Genitive gair garanna
Dative gar garanna

Forms with the definite article:

Case Singular Plural
Nominative an gar na garanna
Genitive an ghair na ngaranna
Dative leis an ngar

don ghar

leis na garanna


Old English

Etymology

From Germanic *gaizoz. Cognate with Old Saxon gēr (Dutch elger), Old High German gēr, Old Norse geirr.

Pronunciation

  • IPA: /gɑːr/

Noun

gār m. (plural gāras)

  1. (poetic) spear

Derived terms

Descendants

  • Middle English: gare

Turkish

Etymology

French gare

Noun

gar

  1. station (railway)

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