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Middle EnglishEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French azur, in turn borrowed from Arabic لَازَوَرْد(lāzaward), borrowed from Persian لاجورد(lâjvard).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈaziu̯r/, /ˈaːziu̯r/

NounEdit

asure

  1. lapis lazuli
  2. ultramarine, azure pigment
  3. azure, blue
  4. (heraldry) azure, blue (tincture)

DescendantsEdit

  • English: azure
  • Scots: asure

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AdjectiveEdit

asure

  1. azure, blue

DescendantsEdit

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See alsoEdit

Colors in Middle English · coloures, hewes (layout · text)
     whit      grey, hor      blak
             red; cremesyn, gernet              citrine, aumbre; broun, tawne              yelow, dorry; canevas
             grasgrene              grene             
             plunket; ewage              asure, livid              blewe, blo, pers
             violet; inde              rose, murrey; purpel, purpur              claret