oranje

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Afrikaans[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Dutch oranje, from Middle Dutch arance, orange, from Old French orenge, arange, from Latin arancia, from Old Spanish naranja, from Arabic نَارَنْج(nāranj), from Persian نارنگ‎, from Sanskrit नारङ्ग (nāraṅga), from Dravidian.

Adjective[edit]

oranje (attributive oranje, comparative oranjier, superlative oranjeste)

  1. orange

Dutch[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle Dutch arance, orange, from Old French orenge, arange, from Latin arancia, from Old Spanish naranja, from Arabic نَارَنْج(nāranj), from Persian نارنگ‎, from Sanskrit नारङ्ग (nāraṅga), from Dravidian.

The spelling was subsequently influenced by Middle French orange.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌoːˈrɑn.jə/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: oran‧je
  • Rhymes: -ɑnjə

Adjective[edit]

oranje (comparative oranjer, superlative meest oranje or oranjest)

  1. orange

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of oranje
uninflected oranje
inflected oranje
comparative oranjer
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial oranje oranjer het oranjest
het oranjeste
indefinite m./f. sing. oranje oranjere oranjeste
n. sing. oranje oranjer oranjeste
plural oranje oranjere oranjeste
definite oranje oranjere oranjeste
partitive oranjes oranjers

Noun[edit]

oranje n (uncountable)

  1. the color orange

Descendants[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

Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

oranje f (genitive singular oranje, plural oranjeyn)

  1. orange (fruit)