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Middle EnglishEdit

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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)

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AdjectiveEdit

asure

  1. azure, blue

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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              claret