Low GermanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German varwe.

Cognate with Old High German farawa (color) (German Farbe), Old High German faro (colored), Latin pulcher (beautiful, sheen), Ancient Greek περκνός (perknós, multicolored), Old Irish earc (spotted).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfarwə/, /ˈfaːvə/

NounEdit

Farwe f (plural Farwen)

  1. colour/color
  2. (in some dialects) paint

See alsoEdit