Hautfarbe

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Etymology[edit]

From Haut (skin) +‎ Farbe (color).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈhaʊtˌfarbə/, [-faʁbə], [-faɐ̯bə], [-faːbə]
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Hautfarbe f (genitive Hautfarbe, plural Hautfarben)

  1. skin color; complexion
    Viele Sudanesen sind von fast pechschwarzer Hautfarbe.
    Many Sudanese people are of almost pitch-black skin color.
  2. a color similar to the average skin color of White people in central and northern Europe, often found in colored pencils
    Die Milch in deinem Bild sieht unappetitlich aus, weil du sie mit Hautfarbe ausgemalt hast.
    The milk in your picture looks unappetizing, because you colored it in skin color.

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