See also: färbe

GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German varwe, from Old High German farawa, from Proto-West Germanic *faru.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfarbə/, [ˈfaʁbə], [ˈfaɐ̯bə], [ˈfaːbə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

Farbe f (genitive Farbe, plural Farben)

  1. colour; color
  2. paint
  3. dye, colourant for hair
  4. suit (playing cards)
  5. (heraldry) tincture

DeclensionEdit

  • In obsolete usage the genitive and dative singular could take the form der Farben alternatively to der Farbe.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Belarusian: фарба (farba)
  • Hungarian: farba
  • Macedonian: фарба (farba)
  • Polish: farba
  • Serbo-Croatian:
    Cyrillic: фарба
    Latin: farba
  • Slovak: farba
  • Slovene: farba
  • Ukrainian: фарба (farba)

See alsoEdit

Colors in German · Farben (layout · text)
     Weiß      Grau      Schwarz
             Rot (Purpur)              Orange; Braun              Gelb; Creme, Ocker
             Grün (Hellgrün, Neongrün)              Grün (Dunkelgrün)             
             Türkis (Cyan, Meeresgrün)              Blau (Hellblau, Azurblau)              Blau (Dunkelblau)
             Lila, Violett (Blasslila, Altrosa)              Lila, Violett (Magenta, Purpur)              Rosa ; Pink

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