farge

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Middle Low German verwe or varwe from Proto-Germanic *farwō. Cognate with German Farbe, Danish farve and Swedish färg. Ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *per-, *perḱ- (motley, coloured)

Noun[edit]

farge m (definite singular fargen, indefinite plural farger, definite plural fargene)

  1. color (US), colour (UK)
  2. color, human skin tone
  3. dye, colourant used for hair

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Verb[edit]

farge (imperative farg, present tense farger, passive farges, simple past and past participle farga or farget, present participle fargende)

  1. to colour (UK) or color (US)
  2. to dye

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Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Middle Low German verwe or varwe; ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *per-, *perḱ- (motley, coloured). Cognate with German Farbe, Danish farve and Swedish färg.

Noun[edit]

farge m or f (definite singular fargen or farga, indefinite plural fargar or farger, definite plural fargane or fargene)

  1. a colour (UK), or color (US)
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Colors in Norwegian Nynorsk · fargar (layout · text)
     kvit      grå      svart
             raud              oransje; brun              gul
                          grøn             
             (turkis)                           blå
                          rosa; lilla              rosa

Etymology 2[edit]

From the verb.

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Verb[edit]

farge (present tense fargar, past tense farga, past participle farga, passive infinitive fargast, present participle fargande, imperative farg/farge)

  1. to colour (UK) or color (US)
  2. to dye

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