safir

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See also: safír and Safír

Catalan[edit]

Noun[edit]

safir m (plural safirs)

  1. sapphire

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]

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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