zwart

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *swart, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- (dirty, dark, black). Compare English and West Frisian swart, German schwarz, Danish sort.

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Adjective[edit]

zwart (comparative zwarter, superlative zwartst)

  1. black
  2. having dark skin
  3. illegal, without payment or taxation

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Noun[edit]

zwart n (plural zwarten, diminutive zwartje n)

  1. the colour black

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Limburgish[edit]

Noun[edit]

zwart ?

  1. black