farve

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Older farge, færge, from Middle Low German varwe, verwe, from Old Saxon *farwi, *farawi ‎(colour), from Proto-Germanic *farwō, from Proto-Indo-European *per-, *perḱ- ‎(motley, coloured). Cognate with Old High German farawa ‎(color) (German Farbe), Old High German faro ‎(colored), Latin pulcher ‎(beautiful, sheen), Ancient Greek περκνός ‎(perknós, multicolored), Old Irish earc ‎(spotted).

Noun[edit]

farve c (singular definite farven, plural indefinite farver)

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

Inflection[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Danish · farven (layout · text)
     rød      lilla      gul      grøn      ?      blå      ?
     ?      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?      ?
     brun      lyserød      orange      sort      grå      hvid
Suits in Danish · farven, kulører (layout · text)
SuitHearts.svg SuitDiamonds.svg SuitSpades.svg SuitClubs.svg
hjerter ruder spar klør

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