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)