safir

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See also: safír and Safír

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sapphīrus, from Ancient Greek σάπφειρος (sáppheiros).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

safir m (plural safirs)

  1. sapphire

Further reading[edit]


Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin sapphīrus (saphire), from Ancient Greek σάπφειρος (sáppheiros).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /safiːr/, [saˈfiɐ̯ˀ]

Noun[edit]

safir c (singular definite safiren, plural indefinite safirer)

  1. sapphire

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]


Old Spanish[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French saphir, from Latin sapphīrus, from Ancient Greek σάπφειρος (sáppheiros), or an apocopic form of safiro.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

safir m (plural safiros)

  1. sapphire
    • c. 1250: Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 2v.
      Et eſta piedra es cardena en ſu color aſſi q́ ſemeia al ſafir en la cardenor mas nó en la luz. ca a eſta nó traspaſſa el uiso como al ſafir faze ca la su color es mucho espeſſa ¬ turuia
      And this stone is purple in color, so that it resembles the sapphire in purpleness; but not in light, for sight cannot see through it like it does through sapphire, for its color is too thick and murky.

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French saphir, Latin sapphirus

Noun[edit]

safir n (plural safire)

  1. sapphire

Declension[edit]


Serbo-Croatian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /sǎfiːr/
  • Hyphenation: sa‧fir

Noun[edit]

sàfīr m (Cyrillic spelling са̀фӣр)

  1. sapphire

Declension[edit]


Swedish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

safir c

  1. sapphire

Declension[edit]

Declension of safir 
Singular Plural
Indefinite Definite Indefinite Definite
Nominative safir safiren safirer safirerna
Genitive safirs safirens safirers safirernas

Turkish[edit]

Noun[edit]

safir (definite accusative safiri, plural safirler)

  1. sapphire

Declension[edit]

Inflection
Nominative safir
Definite accusative safiri
Singular Plural
Nominative safir safirler
Definite accusative safiri safirleri
Dative safire safirlere
Locative safirde safirlerde
Ablative safirden safirlerden
Genitive safirin safirlerin
Possessive forms
Singular Plural
1st singular safirim safirlerim
2nd singular safirin safirlerin
3rd singular safiri safirleri
1st plural safirimiz safirlerimiz
2nd plural safiriniz safirleriniz
3rd plural safirleri safirleri