blues

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English[edit]

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blues

  1. plural of blue

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Noun[edit]

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blues (uncountable)

  1. (usually in the plural, informal) A feeling of sadness or depression.
    I've got the blues today.
    The blues have hit her hard, and she won't get out of bed.
    1. (singular or plural, informal) One's particular life experience, particularly including the hardships one has faced.
      Your blues is just like mine.
      Your blues are just like mine.
    2. (singular or plural, informal) The negative emotional state produced by a particular action, occupation, experience or idea.
      I've got the lonely man's blues.
      If you work here long enough, you'll have the butcher's blues just like me.
  2. (music) A musical form, African-American in origin, generally featuring an eight-bar or twelve-bar blues structure and using the blues scale.
    Many great blues musicians came from the Mississippi Delta region.
    A large portion of modern popular music is influenced by the blues.
    1. (music, always singular) A musical composition following blues forms.
      My next number is a blues in G.
  3. A uniform made principally of a blue fabric.
    The marched in their dress blues.
  4. (sports) Any of a number of sports teams which wear blue kit.
    1. (Australian rules football) Carlton Football Club.
    2. (rugby league) New South Wales.
    3. (soccer, Birmingham) Birmingham City FC.
    4. (soccer, Liverpudlian) Everton FC.
    5. (soccer, London) Chelsea FC.
    6. (soccer, Mancunian) Manchester City FC.
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Verb[edit]

blues

  1. Third-person singular simple present indicative form of blue

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English blues.

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blues m (uncountable)

  1. blues

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English blues.

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blues c (singular definite bluesen, not used in plural form)

  1. (music) blues; a musical form
  2. (music) blues; a musical composition

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English blues.

Noun[edit]

blues

  1. (music) blues

Declension[edit]

Inflection of blues (Kotus type 5/risti, no gradation)
nominative blues bluesit
genitive bluesin bluesien
partitive bluesia blueseja
illative bluesiin blueseihin
singular plural
nominative blues bluesit
accusative nom. blues bluesit
gen. bluesin
genitive bluesin bluesien
partitive bluesia blueseja
inessive bluesissa blueseissa
elative bluesista blueseista
illative bluesiin blueseihin
adessive bluesilla blueseilla
ablative bluesilta blueseilta
allative bluesille blueseille
essive bluesina blueseina
translative bluesiksi blueseiksi
instructive bluesein
abessive bluesitta blueseitta
comitative blueseineen

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English blues.

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blues m (plural blues)

  1. blues (music)
  2. blues (depression)

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Hungarian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English blues.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈbluɛʃ]
  • Hyphenation: blues
  • (file)
  • Homophone: blúz

Noun[edit]

blues (plural bluesok)

  1. (music) blues

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -o-, back harmony)
singular plural
nominative blues bluesok
accusative bluest bluesokat
dative bluesnak bluesoknak
instrumental blueszal bluesokkal
causal-final bluesért bluesokért
translative blueszá bluesokká
terminative bluesig bluesokig
essive-formal bluesként bluesokként
essive-modal
inessive bluesban bluesokban
superessive blueson bluesokon
adessive bluesnál bluesoknál
illative bluesba bluesokba
sublative bluesra bluesokra
allative blueshoz bluesokhoz
elative bluesból bluesokból
delative bluesról bluesokról
ablative bluestól bluesoktól
non-attributive
possessive - singular
bluesé bluesoké
non-attributive
possessive - plural
blueséi bluesokéi
Possessive forms of blues
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. bluesom bluesaim
2nd person sing. bluesod bluesaid
3rd person sing. bluesa bluesai
1st person plural bluesunk bluesaink
2nd person plural bluesotok bluesaitok
3rd person plural bluesuk bluesaik

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Further reading[edit]

  • blues in Ittzés, Nóra (ed.). A magyar nyelv nagyszótára (’A Comprehensive Dictionary of the Hungarian Language’). Budapest: Akadémiai Kiadó, 2006–2031

Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English blues.

Noun[edit]

blues m (invariable)

  1. (music) blues

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Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

blues m (plural blues)

  1. blues (musical form)

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English

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

blues m pl (plural only) or blues m (uncountable)

  1. (music) blues

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from English blues.

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blues c

  1. blues; a musical form
  2. blues; a musical composition

Declension[edit]

Declension of blues 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative blues bluesen
Genitive blues bluesens