An example of yar is what someone said when they agree with what another has said.
(third-person singular simple present yars, present participle yarring, simple past and past participle yarred)
From Middle English Èaren, Èurren, Èeorren, from Old English Ä¡eorran, Ä¡irran, gyrran (“to sound, chatter, grunt, creak, grate"), from Proto-Germanic *gerranÄ… (“to creak"), from Proto-Indo-European *gÊ°er- (“to make a noise, rattle, gurgle, grumble"). Cognate with Scots yarr, yirr (“to snarl, growl, quarrel, cause trouble"), Middle High German girren (“to roar, cry, rattle, chatter").
(comparative yarer, superlative yarest)
- (nautical, of a vessel, especially sailboat) Quick and agile; easy to hand, reef and steer.
- 1940 My, she was yar...It means, uh...easy to handle, quick to the helm, fast, right. Everything a boat should be, until she develops dry rot. - The Philadelphia Story written by Philip Barry
- 1993 Arr, here be a fine vessel: the yarest river-going boat there be. - Captain McAllister The Simpsons ep. 1F06
From Old English gearu (“ready"), from Proto-Germanic *garwaz.