skarlagen

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Etymology[edit]

From Old Norse skarlak, which came via Middle Low German scharlaken from Medieval Latin scarlatum, originally from Persian سقرلاط (saqirlāt, a warm woollen cloth), a variant of سقلاط (siqillāt, scarlet cloth), of unknown origin.

Adjective[edit]

skarlagen (masculine and feminine skarlagen, neuter skarlagent, definite singular and plural skarlagne, comparative skarlagnere, indefinite superlative skarlagnest, definite superlative skarlagneste)

  1. scarlet (usage as an adjective is rare; see the synonyms skarlagenrød and skarlagensrød)

Noun[edit]

skarlagen n (definite singular skarlagenet, indefinite plural skarlagen, definite plural skarlagena or skarlagenene)

  1. scarlet

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