clair-obscur

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Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French clair-obscur, from Italian chiaroscuro.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌklɛr.ɔpˈskyːr/
  • Hyphenation: clair-ob‧scur
  • Rhymes: -yːr

Noun[edit]

clair-obscur n (uncountable)

  1. (art) chiaroscuro

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Calque of Italian chiaroscuro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

clair-obscur m (uncountable)

  1. (art) chiaroscuro

Descendants[edit]

  • Dutch: clair-obscur

Further reading[edit]