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.
- Tasha Yar - Chief Security Officer for the Enterprise 1701-D, Yar died in the line of duty, although an alternate timeline sent her back in time where she was captured by Romulans and gave birth to a daughter.
- However, when The Next Generation aired, security officer Tasha Yar, played by Denise Crosby, died by the end of the first season in the episode Skin of Evil because she wanted to leave the show.
- Osman continued his victorious career against the Greeks, and by his valour and also through allying himself with Keusse Mikhal, lord of Harman Kaya, became master of Ainegeul, Bilejik and Yar Hissar.
- His marriage with Mal Khatun, the daughter of the learned sheikh Edbali, has been surrounded by poetical legend; he married his son Orkhan to the beautiful Greek Nilofer, daughter of the lord of Yar Hissar, whom he carried off from her destined bridegroom on her marriage-day; the fruits of this union were Suleiman Pasha and Murad.
- The administration of the whole of the states on the right bank of the Oxus, down to the Russian boundary line at Ichka Yar, is now in the hands of Bokhara, including Karateghin - which the Russians have transferred to it from Khokand - and Darwaz at the entrance to the Pamir highlands.