blaw

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German[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blaw (comparative blawer, superlative am blawesten)

  1. Obsolete spelling of blau

Declension[edit]


Old English[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-West Germanic *blāu, from Proto-Germanic *blēwaz.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

blāw

  1. blue

Declension[edit]

Descendants[edit]

  • Middle English: blo, bla, bloo, bloe
    • English: blow
    • Scots: blae

Scots[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle English blawen, from Old English blāwan, from Proto-West Germanic *blāan, from Proto-Germanic *blēaną (to blow). More at English blow.

Verb[edit]

blaw (third-person singular present blaws, present participle blawin, past blew, past participle blawen)

  1. to blow
    • 1783, Robert Burns, My Nanie, O:
      The westlin wind blaws loud an' shill; / The night's baith mirk and rainy, O
      (please add an English translation of this quote)

Sranan Tongo[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch blauw.

Adjective[edit]

blaw

  1. blue