Blau

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From the adjective blau (blue).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [blaʊ̯]
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  • Rhymes: -aʊ̯

Noun[edit]

Blau n (genitive Blau or Blaus, plural Blau or Blaus)

  1. (uncountable) the colour blue (as a whole)
  2. (countable) a particular tone of blue
    1. (heraldry) azure; blue in heraldry
  3. (generally uncountable) a vast blue area, especially:
    1. the sky
      Wir jagen mit tausend Sachen durch das weite Blau.
      We’re racing through the wide blue at 1000 km/h.
    2. the sea

See also[edit]

Colors in German · Farben (layout · text)
     Weiß      Grau      Schwarz
             Rot (Purpur)              Orange ; Braun              Gelb ; Creme, Ocker
             Grün (Hellgrün, Neongrün)              Grün (Dunkelgrün)             
             Türkis (Cyan, Meeresgrün)              Blau (Hellblau, Azurblau)              Blau (Dunkelblau)
             Lila, Violett (Blasslila, Altrosa)              Lila, Violett (Magenta, Purpur)              Rosa ; Pink

Further reading[edit]

  • Blau in Duden online