kleur

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch kleur, from late Middle Dutch coleur, from French couleur, from Latin color.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kleur (plural kleure)

  1. color, colour
  2. suit (of cards)

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kløːr/, (chiefly Northern Dutch) [klʏːr], (Southern Dutch) [kløːr]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: kleur
  • Rhymes: -øːr

Etymology 1[edit]

From late Middle Dutch coleur, from Middle French couleur, from Latin color.

Noun[edit]

kleur f (plural kleuren, diminutive kleurtje n)

  1. color, colour
  2. suit (of cards)
Derived terms[edit]
See also[edit]
Colors in Dutch · kleuren (layout · text)
     wit      grijs      zwart
             rood; karmijnrood              oranje; bruin              geel; roomwit
             groengeel/limoengroen              groen             
             blauwgroen/cyaan; groenblauw/petrolblauw              azuurblauw              blauw
             violet; indigo              magenta; paars              roze

Etymology 2[edit]

See the etymology of the main entry.

Verb[edit]

kleur

  1. first-person singular present indicative of kleuren
  2. imperative of kleuren

West Frisian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Dutch kleur, from French couleur, from Latin color.

Noun[edit]

kleur c (plural kleuren, diminutive kleurke)

  1. colo(u)r
  2. suit (of cards)

Further reading[edit]

  • kleur”, in Wurdboek fan de Fryske taal (in Dutch), 2011