barwa

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Lower Sorbian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Middle High German varwe (perhaps via Czech barva or Polish barwa), from Old High German farawa, from Proto-Germanic *farwō. Compare also Upper Sorbian barba, Slovene barva, and Belarusian and Ukrainian барва (barva).

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Noun[edit]

barwa f

  1. color

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Further reading[edit]

  • barwa in Ernst Muka/Mucke (St. Petersburg and Prague 1911–28): Słownik dolnoserbskeje rěcy a jeje narěcow / Wörterbuch der nieder-wendischen Sprache und ihrer Dialekte. Reprinted 2008, Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.
  • barwa in Manfred Starosta (1999): Dolnoserbsko-nimski słownik / Niedersorbisch-deutsches Wörterbuch. Bautzen: Domowina-Verlag.

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Czech barva, from Middle High German varwe.[1] Doublet of farba (paint), which is from modern German.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbar.va/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

barwa f

  1. colour
  2. hue
  3. tint
  4. tone
  5. dye

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Brückner, Aleksander (1927), “barwa”, in Słownik etymologiczny języka polskiego (in Polish): “z czes. barwa z dawnego niem. prasłowa varwe, dziś Farbe

Further reading[edit]

  • barwa in Polish dictionaries at PWN