hvid

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Danish hwit, from Old Norse hvítr, from Proto-Germanic *hwītaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Homophone: vid (the adjective, the verb form)

Adjective[edit]

hvid

  1. white
  2. blank
    • hvide blade
      blank leaves
Inflection[edit]
Inflection of hvid
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular hvid hvidere hvidest2
Neuter singular hvidt hvidere hvidest2
Plural hvide hvidere hvidest2
Definite attributive1 hvide hvidere hvideste
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.
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See also[edit]

Colors in Danish · farver (layout · text)
     rød      grøn      gul      flødefarvet      hvid
     højrød      magenta      turkis      lime      lyserød
     indigo      blå      orange      grå      violet
     sort      lilla      brun      azurblå      cyan

Etymology 2[edit]

From old Danish hvid (a silver coin), from Middle Low German witte.

Noun[edit]

hvid c ( singular definite hviden, plural indefinite hvide)

  1. penny, cent/dime (han ejer ikke en hvid = he has not got a penny/cent/dime)
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