-ar


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-ar

suff.
Of, relating to, or resembling: polar.

[Middle English, from Old French -er, from Latin -āris, variant of -ālis, -al.]

-ar

suffix forming adjectives
of; belonging to; like: linear; polar; minuscular.
[via Old French -er from Latin -āris, replacing -ālis (-al1) after stems ending in l]

ar-

var. of ad- before r: arrear.

-ar1

,
var. of -al1, joined to words in which an l precedes the suffix: circular; lunar; singular.
[< Latin -āris; replacing Middle English -er < Anglo-French, Old French < Latin -āris]

-ar2

,
var. of -er2, often under the influence of a spelling with -ar- in a cognate Latin noun: cellar; collar; poplar; scholar; vicar.

-ar3

,
var. of -er1 on the model of -ar2, used in the formation of nouns of agency: beggar; liar.

AR

1. Arkansas.
2. army regulation.

Ar

Arabic.

Ar


Chem. Symbol.
argon.

ar.

1. arrival.
2. arrive; arrives.

A/R

accounts receivable.