Complete Definition of "afar"

see|Afar
English

Etymology
Pref. a- (for on or of) + far.

Pronunciation
IPA: WEAE /ÊËfaɹ/

Adverb
afar

  1. At, to, or from a great distance; far away; — often used with from preceding, or off following; as, he was seen from afar; I saw him afar off.

#* 2005, w:Parmenides|Parmenides, On nature. In: w:Plato|Plato, Sophist. Translation by Lesley Brown. w:Stephanus pagination|237b.
#*: And you, from this way of enquiry, must keep your thought afar.


Icelandic

Adverb
afar

  1. very, immensely, ever so, highly,
  2. most

:# afar þakklæti|þakklátur
:# most grateful greatly

  1. thoroughly, all, widely
  2. a great

:# afar margir
:# a great many

Icelandic declension kk vb 01 ö||f

Noun
afar m

  1. grandfathers, the indef nom plural form of afi#Icelandic|afi meaning "grandfather"

#* þið|Ãið vera#Icelandic|eruð afar.
#*: you|You [two] are grandfathers.
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Category:Icelandic adverbs
Category:Icelandic noun forms

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