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]

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)
     hvid      grå      sort
             rød; højrød              orange; brun              gul; flødefarvet
             lime              grøn             
             cyan; turkis              azurblå              blå
             violet; indigo              magenta; lilla              lyserød

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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Norn[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

hvid

  1. white