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]

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      bruin
             roze              rood ; karmijnrood              oranje              geel ; roomwit
             groengeel/limoengroen              groen                           blauwgroen/cyaan ; groenblauw/petrolblauw
             azuurblauw              blauw              violet ; indigo              magenta ; paars

Manx[edit]

Noun[edit]

oranje f (genitive singular oranje, plural oranjeyn)

  1. orange (fruit)