blár

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See also: blàr

Icelandic[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse blár, from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blár (comparative blárri, superlative bláastur)

  1. blue (colour)

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Colors in Icelandic · litir (layout · text)
     hvítur; mjallhvítur      grár      svartur
             rauður; fagurrauður, djúprauður              appelsínugulur, gulrauður, órans (dated); brúnn, dökkbrúnn; fölvi, mórauður              gulur; rjómagulur
             gulgrænn, mosagrænn              grænn             
             blágrænn; grænblár              heiðblár, fagurblár, himinblár, safírblár              blár
             fjólublár; dimmfjólublár, indígóblár              blárauður; rauðfjólublár (fjólublár), purpuralitur              bleikur

Old Norse[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Germanic *blēwaz, whence also Old English bleow, blāw, Old High German blāo (German blau).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (12th century Icelandic) IPA(key): /ˈblɑːr/

Adjective[edit]

blár

  1. blue, often denoting a dark colour, blue-black, black

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Colors in Old Norse · litir (layout · text)
     hvítr      grár, hǫss      svartr
             rauðr; rauðgulr              [Term?]; brúnn, jarpr              gulr; [Term?]
             [Term?]              grœnn             
             [Term?]; [Term?]              [Term?]              blár
             víolat; [Term?]              [Term?]; [Term?]              [Term?]