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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Persian سفید(sefid), from earlier سپید(sapêd), from Middle Persian spyt' (spēd, white), eventually from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine). Compare with Sanskrit श्वेत (śveta).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

सफ़ेद (safed) (Urdu spelling سفید‎)

  1. white (color)
    Synonym: श्वेत (śvet)
  2. white, fair (used for appearance of a person or animal)
    Synonyms: श्वेत (śvet), गोरा (gorā), गोरी (gorī)
  3. clean
  4. blank

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Hindi · रंग (raṅg) (layout · text)
     सफ़ेद (safed)      धूसर (dhūsar)      काला (kālā)
             लाल (lāl) ; गहरा लाल (gahrā lāl)              नारंगी (nāraṅgī) ; भूरा (bhūrā)              पीला (pīlā) ; मलाई (malāī)
             लाइम (lāim)              हरा (harā)             
             आसमानी (āsmānī), क्यान (kyān) ; टील (ṭīl)                           नीला (nīlā), नील (nīl)
             नील (nīl)              रानी (rānī) ; बैंगनी (baiṅgnī)              गुलाबी (gulābī)