equation vs par what difference

what is difference between equation and par

English

Alternative forms

  • æquation (archaic)

Etymology

From Old French, from Latin aequātiō (an equalizing).
Morphologically equate +‎ -ion

Pronunciation

  • enPR: ĭkwā’zhən, IPA(key): /ɪˈkweɪʒən/; enPR: ĭkwā’shən, IPA(key): /ɪˈkweɪʃən/
  • Rhymes: -eɪʒən

Noun

equation (plural equations)

  1. The act or process of equating two or more things, or the state of those things being equal (that is, identical).
    We need to bring the balance of power into equation
  2. (mathematics) An assertion that two expressions are equal, expressed by writing the two expressions separated by an equal sign; from which one is to determine a particular quantity.
  3. (astronomy) A small correction to observed values to remove the effects of systematic errors in an observation.

Derived terms

Related terms

  • equality
  • equational
  • identity
  • inequation
  • inequality

Translations



English

Etymology 1

Abbreviations

Noun

par

  1. Abbreviation of paragraph.
  2. Abbreviation of parenthesis.
  3. Abbreviation of parish.

Adjective

par

  1. Abbreviation of parallel.

Etymology 2

Borrowed from French par (through, by), from Latin per (through). Doublet of per.

Pronunciation

  • (Received Pronunciation) IPA(key): /pɑː/
  • (US) IPA(key): /pɑɹ/, [pʰɑɹ], [pʰɑ˞]
  • Rhymes: -ɑː(ɹ)
  • Homophones: pa (non-rhotic), pah (non-rhotic; etymology 2), paw (non-rhotic with cot-caught and father-bother mergers)

Preposition

par

  1. By; with.
Usage notes
  • Used frequently in Middle English in phrases taken from French, being sometimes written as a part of the word which it governs; as, par amour, or paramour; par cas, or parcase; par fay, or parfay.

Etymology 3

Borrowed from Latin pār (equal).

Noun

par (plural pars)

  1. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.
  2. Equality of condition or circumstances.
  3. (golf, mostly uncountable) The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole.
  4. (golf, countable) A hole in which a player achieves par.
  5. (Britain) An amount which is taken as an average or mean.
Coordinate terms

(golf score):

  • buzzard
  • bogey
  • birdie
  • eagle
  • albatross
  • condor
  • ostrich
Derived terms

Verb

par (third-person singular simple present pars, present participle parring, simple past and past participle parred)

  1. (transitive, golf) To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes.

Etymology 4

Noun

par (plural pars)

  1. Alternative form of parr (young salmon)

Anagrams

  • APR, ARP, Apr, Apr., Arp, PRA, RAP, RPA, Rap, apr, arp, rap

Ambonese Malay

Etymology

Borrowed from Portuguese para.

Preposition

par

  1. for

Aromanian

Etymology 1

From Latin pāreō. Compare Daco-Romanian părea, par.

Alternative forms

  • paru, ampar, apar, aparu

Verb

par (past participle pãrutã)

  1. I seem, appear.
Derived terms
  • pãreari / pãreare
  • pãrut
See also
  • undzescu

Etymology 2

From Latin pālus. Compare Daco-Romanian par.

Alternative forms

  • paru

Noun

par

  1. stake
Related terms
  • mpar

Chavacano

Etymology

From Spanish par (pair).

Noun

par

  1. pair

Danish

Etymology 1

From late Old Danish par, from Middle Low German par, from Latin pār.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpʰɑ]
  • Rhymes: -ar

Noun

par n (singular definite parret, plural indefinite par)

  1. pair
  2. couple
Inflection

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English par.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpʰɑː]

Noun

par c

  1. (golf) par (the allotted number of strokes to reach the hole)

Etymology 3

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): [ˈpʰɑˀ]

Verb

par

  1. imperative of parre

Faroese

Etymology

From late Old Norse par, from Middle Low German par, from Latin pār.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʰɛaːɹ/
  • Rhymes: -ɛaːɹ

Noun

par n (genitive singular pars, plural pør)

  1. pair

Declension


French

Etymology

From Middle French par, from Old French par, from Latin per, from Proto-Indo-European *peri.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /paʁ/
  • Homophones: pars, part
  • Rhymes: -aʁ

Preposition

par

  1. through
  2. by (used to introduce a means; used to introduce an agent in a passive construction))
  3. over (used to express direction)
  4. from (used to describe the origin of something, especially a view or movement)
  5. around, round (inside of)
  6. on (situated on, used in certain phrases)
  7. on, at, in (used to denote a time when something occurs)
  8. in
  9. per, a, an
  10. out of (used to describe the reason for something)
  11. for

Derived terms

  • de par
  • par ici
  • par là
  • par-ci, par-là

Descendants

  • English: par

Noun

par m (plural pars)

  1. (golf) par

Further reading

  • “par” in Trésor de la langue française informatisé (The Digitized Treasury of the French Language).

Anagrams

  • rap

Friulian

Etymology

From Latin per.

Preposition

par

  1. for
  2. through
  3. by

Gabrielino-Fernandeño

Alternative forms

  • paar /paːr/, pa’r
  • paara’

Etymology

From Proto-Uto-Aztecan *pa.

Noun

par

  1. water

References

  • Kroeber, Shoshonean Dialects of California, in University of California Publications: American archaeology and ethnology, volume 4, page 81
  • HG

German

Determiner

par (invariable)

  1. Obsolete spelling of paar (a few, couple)

Icelandic

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pʰaːr/
  • Rhymes: -aːr

Etymology 1

From Middle Low German par, from Latin pār (equal).

Noun

par n (genitive singular pars, nominative plural pör)

  1. pair
  2. a couple, two people who are dating
  3. (poker) pair
Declension
Synonyms
  • (pair): tvenna

Etymology 2

Borrowed from English par.

Noun

par n (genitive singular pars, no plural)

  1. (golf) par
Declension

Indo-Portuguese

Etymology

From Portuguese para, from Old Portuguese pera, from Latin per (through) + ad (to).

Preposition

par

  1. (Diu) to (indicates indirect object)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Já fallou par su pai aquêl mais piquin, []

      The youngest one told (literally: said to) his father []
  2. (Diu) for (indicates subject of an infinitive)
    • 1883, Hugo Schuchardt, Kreolische Studien, volume 3:
      Trasê tamêm um vaquinh bem gord e matá par nós comê e par nós regalá:

      Bring also a small and very fat cow and kill (it) for us to eat and for us to regale ourselves:

Istriot

Etymology

From Latin per.

Preposition

par

  1. for
  2. through

Kaqchikel

Etymology

From Proto-Mayan *pahay.

Noun

par

  1. skunk

References

  • Brown, R. McKenna; Maxwell, Judith M.; Little, Walter E. (2006) ¿La ütz awäch? Introduction to Kaqchikel Maya Language, Austin: University of Texas Press, page 237
  • Ruyán Canú, Déborah; Coyote Tum, Rafael; Munson L., Jo Ann (1991) Diccionario cakchiquel central y español[2] (in Spanish), Instituto Lingüístico de Verano de Centroamérica, page 180

Latin

Etymology

Unclear. A traditional reconstruction is Proto-Indo-European *perH- (exchange), comparing Ancient Greek πέρνημι (pérnēmi) etc. and Lithuanian pirkti; but this accounts badly for the /a(ː)/. Others refrain from assigning an Indo-European root.

Pronunciation

  • (Classical) IPA(key): /paːr/, [päːɾ]
  • (Ecclesiastical) IPA(key): /par/, [pɑr]

Adjective

pār (genitive paris, comparative parior, superlative parissimus, adverb pariter); third-declension one-termination adjective

  1. even (of a number)
  2. equal
  3. like
  4. suitable

Declension

Third-declension one-termination adjective.

Derived terms

Descendants

See also

  • aequus
  • similis

Latvian

Preposition

par (with accusative)

  1. about, on
  2. than
  3. for (price)
  4. as

Middle French

Etymology

From Old French par.

Conjunction

par

  1. by (introduces an agent)
    • .

Descendants

  • French: par
    • English: par

Northern Kurdish

Etymology

From *p- + *ar-, cognate with Avestan ????????????????-(yārə-, year), English year, all from Proto-Indo-European *yeh₁r- (year).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɑːɾ/

Noun

par f

  1. share, part

Noun

par f

  1. last year

Adverb

par

  1. last year

Norwegian Bokmål

Noun

par n (definite singular paret, indefinite plural par, definite plural para or parene)

  1. a pair
  2. a couple
  3. a few (determiner)

Derived terms

  • brudepar
  • ektepar
  • kongepar
  • parvis

Noun

par n

  1. (golf, uncountable) par

Norwegian Nynorsk

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pɑːr/

Etymology 1

From Old Norse par, from Middle Low German par, from Latin paria (equals), neuter plural of pār. Akin to English pair.

Noun

par n (definite singular paret, indefinite plural par, definite plural para)

  1. a pair
  2. a couple
  3. a few (determiner)
Derived terms
  • brudepar
  • ektepar
  • kongepar
  • parvis

Etymology 2

From English par

Noun

par n

  1. (golf, uncountable) par

References

  • “par” in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old French

Etymology

From Latin per.

Conjunction

par

  1. by; via (introduces a medium)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide
      Tost m’oceïst par son orguel.

      Soon, he killed with his pride.
  2. because of; due to (introduces a medium)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide
      Premiers sont au mostier venu,
      La furent par devocion

      The first ones came to the minster,
      they were there to pray
  3. by
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide
      L’une a l’autre par la main prise,

      They took each other by the hand
  4. by; through; across
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide
      Li cheval par le chanp s’an fuient.

      The horses fled through the field
  5. by (introduces an exclamation)
    • circa 1170, Chrétien de Troyes, Érec et Énide
      “Sire, par Deu et par sa croiz!

      “Sire! By God and by his cross!”
  6. in (at a location)

Descendants

  • Middle French: par
    • French: par
      • English: par
  • Lorrain: poir
  • Picard: per

Phalura

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /par/

Adverb

par (Perso-Arabic spelling پر)

  1. suddenly

Alternative forms

  • pras

References

  • Liljegren, Henrik; Haider, Naseem (2011) Palula Vocabulary (FLI Language and Culture Series; 7)‎[3], Islamabad, Pakistan: Forum for Language Initiatives, →ISBN

Polish

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /par/

Noun

par

  1. genitive plural of para
  2. genitive plural of pary

Portuguese

Etymology

From Old Portuguese par, from Latin pār (equal, like), from Proto-Indo-European *per (exchange).

Pronunciation

  • Hyphenation: par

Noun

par m (plural pares)

  1. pair
  2. partner
  3. couple
  4. peer
  5. (golf) par

Derived terms

  • grupo de pares

Adjective

par m or f (plural pares, not comparable)

  1. (mathematics) even
    Antonym: impar

Related terms

  • díspar
  • ímpar
  • paridade

Romanian

Etymology 1

From Latin pālus (stake), from Proto-Italic *pākslos, from Proto-Indo-European *peh₂ǵ-slos, from *peh₂ǵ-.

Noun

par m (plural pari)

  1. stake
Related terms
  • împăra
See also
  • țeapă

Etymology 2

Borrowed from Latin par.

Adjective

par m or n (feminine singular pară, masculine plural pari, feminine and neuter plural pare)

  1. (of an integer) even; divisible by two

Antonyms

  • impar

Etymology 3

Form of părea.

Verb

par

  1. first-person singular present indicative of părea
  2. first-person singular present subjunctive of părea
  3. third-person plural present indicative of părea

Serbo-Croatian

Etymology

From German Paar, from Latin par (equal, like).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pâːr/

Noun

pȃr m (Cyrillic spelling па̑р)

  1. pair, couple
  2. (informal) few, handful, several

Declension

Derived terms

  • pȃran

Slovene

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /pàːr/

Noun

pár m inan

  1. pair
  2. some, a couple (of)
  3. couple (two partners)
  4. (golf)) par
  5. (card games) (poker) pair

Inflection

Synonyms

  • (some): nekaj

See also

Further reading

  • par”, in Slovarji Inštituta za slovenski jezik Frana Ramovša ZRC SAZU, portal Fran

Spanish

Etymology

From Latin pār (equal, like), from Proto-Indo-European *per (exchange).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /ˈpaɾ/, [ˈpaɾ]

Adjective

par (plural pares)

  1. even (divisible by two)
    Antonym: impar

Derived terms

Noun

par m (plural pares)

  1. pair (two of the same or similar items that go together)
  2. couple (two of the same or similar items)
  3. (physics) two equal non-collinear forces; that is a force couple in Newtonian mechanics
  4. peer (somebody who is, or something that is, at a level equal)
  5. some, a few

Noun

par f (plural pares)

  1. (finance) par (acceptable level)

Derived terms

Related terms

  • impar
  • parejo

Further reading

  • “par” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.

Swedish

Pronunciation

Noun

par n

  1. a pair, a couple (either two or a few of something)
  2. a couple, two people who are dating

Declension

Related terms

Descendants

  • Finnish: pari

Anagrams

  • apr, rap

Tok Pisin

Noun

par

  1. stingray

Venetian

Alternative forms

  • paro
  • pèr

Etymology

From Latin pār. Compare Italian paio.

Noun

par m (plural pari)

  1. pair

West Frisian

Etymology

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

Noun

par c (plural parren, diminutive parke)

  1. pear

Further reading

  • “par”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

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