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English[]

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Pronunciation[]

Etymology 1[]

From French jarre, from Arabic جره (jarrah) ‘earthern receptacle’.

Noun[]

Singular
Jar

Plural
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Jar ({{{1}}})

  1. A small, approximately cylindrical container for food, normally made of glass or clay.
Synonyms[]
  • pot
Derived terms[]
  • cookie jar
  • jam jar, jamjar
  • mason jar
  • spice jar
Translations[]

Etymology 2[]

Unknown; perhaps imitative.

Verb[]

Infinitive
to Jar

Third person singular
jars

Simple past
jarred

Past participle
jarred

Present participle
jarring

to Jar (third-person singular simple present jars, present participle jarring, simple past and past participle jarred) (transitive)

  1. To knock or strike sharply.
    He hit it with a hammer, hoping he could jar it loose.
  2. to shock or surprise.
    I think the accident jarred him, as he hasn't gotten back in a car since.
  3. (form, style, appearance etc. of people and things) To be so different that it looks strange and doesn't fit in with the surroundings; to be incongruent.

Noun[]

Singular
Jar

Plural
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Jar ({{{1}}})

  1. A shake.
  2. A sense of alarm or dismay.
  3. (now rare) Discord, contention; quarrelling.
    • 1590, Edmund Spenser, The Faerie Queene, II.ii:
      He maketh warre, he maketh peace againe, / And yet his peace is but continuall iarre [...].
Synonyms[]
  • (knock sharply): jolt
Derived terms[]
  • jarring Template:Pos a

Anagrams[]

  • ajr,
  • raj

Croatian[]

Etymology[]

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

Noun[]

jȃr m. [[Category:Template:Hr nouns|Jar]]

  1. (archaic) spring
  2. swelter, intense heat (and figuratively)
    Je l' čudo kad puk pozvjeri, i bojim se da će koga toga zaboljeti glava, ako se blagoćom tinjajući jar ne prigasi.
    Stoji maćeha, okamenila se od čuda, ali kad nestalo starca, uhvati je jar i bijes.
    Ja bih se mogao užgati kao puščani prah, da, da, užgati, od jara, bijesa, ogorčenja!

Old High German[]

Etymology[]

Proto-Germanic *jaeram, whence also Old English ġēar, Old Norse ár

Noun[]

jār n.

  1. year

Slovak[]

Etymology[]

From Proto-Slavic, cognate with Serbo-Croatian јар/jar, dialectal Bulgarian and Russian яра. Non-Slavic cognates include Gothic 𐌾𐌴𐍂 (jēr), year).

Noun[]

Template:Sk-noun

  1. spring (season)

Tz'utujil[]

Alternative spellings[]

Article[]

jar

  1. the

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