blau

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Bavarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Cognate with German blau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau

  1. blue

See also[edit]

Colors in Bavarian · Foarbm (layout · text)
     weiß      grau      schwoarz
             roud/rood              oransch; braun              gejb/gölb
                          grea             
                          blau              blau
             lila, violett              lila              rosa

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau (feminine blava, masculine plural blaus, feminine plural blaves)

  1. blue

Noun[edit]

blau m (plural blaus)

  1. blue
  2. bruise

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Catalan · colors (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      negre
             roig, vermell; carmesí              taronja; marró              groc; crema
             verd llima              verd             
             cian; xarxet              atzur              blau
             violat; indi              magenta; lila, porpra              rosa

Further reading[edit]


German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German blā (genitive blāwes), from Old High German blāo, from Proto-West Germanic *blāu, from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau (strong nominative masculine singular blauer, comparative blauer, superlative am blauesten or am blausten)

  1. blue
  2. drunk
  3. bruised
    blauer Fleckbruise (literally, blue spot)
    blaues Augeblack eye

Declension[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • blau” in Duden online
  • blau” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Hunsrik[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • plau (Wiesemann spelling system)
  • blo

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German blā, blāwes, from Old High German blāo, from Proto-West Germanic *blāu, from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau (comparative blauer, superlative blauest)

  1. blue
    Blaue Aue.
    Blue eyes.

Declension[edit]

Declension of blau
masculine feminine neuter plural
Weak inflection nominative blau blau blau blaue
accusative blaue blau blau blaue
dative blaue blaue blaue blaue
Strong inflection nominative blauer blaue blaues blaue
accusative blaue blaue blaues blaue
dative blauem blauer blauem blaue

See also[edit]

Colors in Hunsrik · Forrve (layout · text)
     Weis      Grau      Schwarz
             Rod              Ranschegelleb; Braun              Gelleb, Geel
             Grien (Hellgrien), (Neongrien)              Grien (Dunkelgrien)              Menz
             Meergrien              Blau (Hellblau)              Blau (Dunkelblau)
             Feilche              Rosch, Lila              Roserod

Further reading[edit]


Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau

  1. blue

See also[edit]

Colors in Interlingua · colores (layout · text)
     blanc, albe      gris      nigre
             rubie              orange; brun              jalne; crema
             verde lima              verde              verde mentha, acquamarine
             cyano              azure              blau
             violette; indigo              magenta; purpure              rosate

Middle Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Dutch *blāo, from Proto-West Germanic *blāu, from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau

  1. blue

Inflection[edit]

This adjective needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

Noun[edit]

blau n

  1. the colour blue

Inflection[edit]

This noun needs an inflection-table template.

Alternative forms[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Occitan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau m (feminine singular blava, masculine plural blaus, feminine plural blavas)

  1. blue

Noun[edit]

blau m (plural blaus)

  1. blue

Romansch[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • (Sutsilvan, Surmiran) blo
  • (Puter) blov

Etymology[edit]

From a Germanic language, from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz.

Adjective[edit]

blau m (feminine singular blaua, masculine plural blaus, feminine plural blauas)

  1. (Rumantsch Grischun, Sursilvan, Sutsilvan, Vallader) blue

Saterland Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian blāu, from Proto-West Germanic *blāu. Cognates include German blau and West Frisian blau.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau (inflected blaue, comparative blauer, superlative blaust)

  1. blue

References[edit]

  • Marron C. Fort (2015), “blau”, in Saterfriesisches Wörterbuch mit einer phonologischen und grammatischen Übersicht, Buske, →ISBN

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Frisian blāu, from Proto-West Germanic *blāu.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blau

  1. blue

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of blau
uninflected blau
inflected blauwe
comparative blauwer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial blau blauwer it blaust
it blauste
indefinite c. sing. blauwe blauwere blauste
n. sing. blau blauwer blauste
plural blauwe blauwere blauste
definite blauwe blauwere blauste
partitive blaus blauwers

Further reading[edit]

  • blau”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

Noun[edit]

blau n (plural [please provide])

  1. blue

Further reading[edit]

  • blau”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011

See also[edit]

Colors in West Frisian · kleuren (layout · text)
     wyt      griis      swart
             read              oranje; brún              giel
                          grien             
             blaugrien                           blau
             fiolet              pears              rôze