jar

jar

synonyms, antonyms, definitions, examples & translations of jar in English

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English

Pronunciation

  • enPR: jär
    • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /dʒɑː/, [d͡ʒɑː(ɹ)]
    • (General American) IPA(key): /dʒɑɹ/, [d͡ʒɑɹ]
    • (General Australian) IPA(key): /dʒɐː/, [d͡ʒɐː(ɹ)]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)

Etymology 1

From Middle English jarre (jar), from Medieval Latin jarra, or from Middle French jarre (liquid measure) (from Old French jare; modern French jarre (earthenware jar)), or from Spanish jarra, jarro (jug, pitcher; mug, stein), all from Arabic جَرَّة(jarra, earthen receptacle). The word is cognate with Italian giara (jar; crock), Occitan jarro, Portuguese jarra, jarro (jug; ewer, pitcher).

The verb is derived from the noun.

Noun

jar (plural jars)

  1. (originally) An earthenware container, either with two or no handles, for holding oil, water, wine, etc., or used for burial. [from late 16th c.]
  2. A small, approximately cylindrical container, normally made of clay or glass, for holding fruit, preserves, etc., or for ornamental purposes.
    Synonyms: cruse, pot
  3. A jar and its contents; as much as fills such a container; a jarful.
Hyponyms
Derived terms
  • jamjar
  • jarful
Related terms
  • jorum (possibly related)
Translations

Verb

jar (third-person singular simple present jars, present participle jarring, simple past and past participle jarred)

  1. (transitive) To preserve (food) in a jar.
    Synonym: bottle
Translations

Etymology 2

Perhaps imitative; the noun is derived from the verb.

Noun

jar (countable and uncountable, plural jars)

  1. (countable) A clashing or discordant set of sounds, particularly with a quivering or vibrating quality.
  2. (countable, also figuratively) A quivering or vibrating movement or sensation resulting from something being shaken or struck.
    Synonym: jolt
  3. (countable, by extension) A sense of alarm or dismay.
  4. (countable, now rare) A disagreement, a dispute, a quarrel; (uncountable) contention, discord; quarrelling.

Verb

jar (third-person singular simple present jars, present participle jarring, simple past and past participle jarred)

  1. (transitive) To knock, shake, or strike sharply, especially causing a quivering or vibrating movement.
  2. (transitive) To harm or injure by such action.
  3. (transitive, figuratively) To shock or surprise.
  4. (transitive, figuratively) To act in disagreement or opposition, to clash, to be at odds with; to interfere; to dispute, to quarrel.
  5. (transitive, intransitive) To (cause something to) give forth a rudely tremulous or quivering sound; to (cause something to) sound discordantly or harshly.
  6. (intransitive) To quiver or vibrate due to being shaken or struck.
  7. (intransitive, figuratively) Of the appearance, form, style, etc., of people and things: to look strangely different; to stand out awkwardly from its surroundings; to be incongruent.
Derived terms
  • jarring (adjective)

Translations

Notes

References

Further reading

  • jar on Wikipedia.Wikipedia

Anagrams

  • Raj, ajr, raj

Blagar

Noun

jar

  1. water

References

  • Antoinette Schapper, The Papuan Languages of Timor, Alor and Pantar: Volume 1 (2014), p. 177

North Frisian

Pronoun

jar

  1. them
  2. their

Old Dutch

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁-.

Noun

jār n

  1. year

Descendants

  • Middle Dutch: jâer
    • Dutch: jaar
    • Limburgish: jaor
    • West Flemish: joar

Further reading

  • “jār”, in Oudnederlands Woordenboek, 2012

Old Frisian

Alternative forms

  • jēr

Etymology

from Proto-Germanic *jērą (year)

Noun

jār n

  1. year

Inflection

References

  1. Köbler, Gerhard, Altfriesisches Wörterbuch, (6. Auflage) 2014

Old High German

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁-.

Noun

jār n

  1. year

Descendants

  • Middle High German: jār
    • Alemannic German: Johr
      • Swabian: Joar, Johr
        Sathmar Swabian: Johr
    • Bavarian:
      Mòcheno: jor
    • Central Franconian: Johr
      Hunsrik: Joher
    • German: Jahr
    • Luxembourgish: Joer
    • Rhine Franconian:
      Pennsylvania German: Yaahr
    • Vilamovian: jür
    • Yiddish: יאָר(yor)

Old Saxon

Alternative forms

  • gēr

Etymology

From Proto-Germanic *jērą, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁-.

Noun

jār n

  1. year

Declension



Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jar/

Etymology 1

Noun

jar m inan

  1. (archaic) spring (season)
Declension
Related terms
  • (adjectives) jary, jarowy

Etymology 2

Noun

jar m inan

  1. (geography) ravine, canyon
Declension
Related terms
  • (adjective) jarowy

Further reading

  • jar in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian

Etymology

From a Common Slavic žarŭ, from Proto-Slavic *žarъ.

Noun

jar n (plural jaruri)

  1. burning coals
  2. intense heat, fire, glow

Synonyms

  • (intense heat): arșiță, dogoare, căldură mare

Derived terms

  • jariște

See also

  • cărbune
  • foc

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *jarъ, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂ros, from *yeh₁r-.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /jâːr/

Noun

jȃr m (Cyrillic spelling ја̑р)

  1. (archaic, Croatia) spring
  2. swelter, intense heat (also figuratively)

Quotations

  • For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:jar.

Slovak

Etymology

From Proto-Slavic *jarъ/*jaro, from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₂ros, from *yeh₁r-. Cognate with Serbo-Croatian јар/jar, dialectal Bulgarian and Russian яра (jara). Non-Slavic cognates include Gothic 𐌾𐌴𐍂 (jēr, year).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈjar/

Noun

jar f (genitive singular jari, nominative plural jari, genitive plural jarí, declension pattern of kosť)

  1. spring (season)

Declension

Derived terms

  • jarný

See also

  • (seasons) ročné obdobie; jar, jeseň, leto, zima (Category: sk:Seasons)

Further reading

  • jar in Slovak dictionaries at korpus.sk

Somali

Verb

jar

  1. to cut

Tz'utujil

Alternative forms

  • ja

Article

jar

  1. the

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