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A·far

 (ä′fär)
n. pl. Afar or A·fars
1. A member of a people of Djibouti, Eritrea, and Ethiopia.
2. The Cushitic language of the Afar.

[Afar qafár.]

a·far

 (ə-fär′)
adv.
From, at, or to a great distance: saw it afar off; traveled afar.
n.
A long distance: tales from afar.

[Middle English afer, from on fer, far, and from of fer, from afar, from Old English feor, far; see far.]

afar

(əˈfɑː)
adv
at, from, or to a great distance
n
a great distance (esp in the phrase from afar)
[C14: a fer, altered from earlier on fer and of fer; see a-2, far]

a•far

(əˈfɑr)

adv.
from, at, or to a distance; far away (often fol. by off): He saw the castle afar off.
Idioms:
from afar, from a long way off.
[1125–75; Middle English a fer, on ferr. See a-1, far]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.afar - (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distanceafar - (old-fashioned) at or from or to a great distance; far; "we traveled afar"; "we could see the ship afar off"; "the Magi came from afar"

afar

adverb a distance, a long way away a stranger who has loved her from afar for 23 years
Translations
Afar
مِن بَعِيد، عَن بُعْد
àfar
afarštinadalekov dálcezdaleka
langt væk fra
fernAfarDanakil
afara lingvo
afar
afarafarin kieli
afarloin
`afar afadalafarafarafafarski jezik
messziről
langt aî
afarafarųafarų kalbadanakilųdanakilų kalba
from afarno tālienestālutālumā
AfarDanakil
afarafarsklangt borte
afardanakilskijęzyk danakil
Afar
afar
Afaruzaktan

afar

[əˈfɑːʳ] ADV (liter) → lejos
from afardesde lejos
afar offa lo lejos, en lontananza (liter)

afar

[əˈfɑːr] adv
from afar → de loin

afar

adv (liter)weit; from afaraus der Ferne, von weit her

afar

[əˈfɑːʳ] adv (old) (liter) → lontano
from afar → da lontano

afar

(əˈfaː) adverb
from, at or to a distance. The three wise men came from afar.
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