See also: Beltz

BasqueEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Basque *beɫeź, from *bel-.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

beltz (comparative beltzago, superlative beltzen, excessive beltzegi)

  1. black (absorbing all light and reflecting none; dark and hueless)
  2. black (of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin)
  3. dark
  4. sad
  5. evil, wicked

DeclensionEdit

NounEdit

beltz anim or inan

  1. (inanimate) black (the color perceived in the absence of light)
  2. (animate) a black person
  3. (animate, archaic, derogatory) a liberal
  4. (inanimate, music) crotchet, quarter note
  5. (inanimate) red wine
    Synonym: ardo beltz

DeclensionEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Basque · koloreak (layout · text)
     zuri      gris      beltz
             gorri              laranja; marroi              hori
                          berde             
                          oztin              urdin
             ubel              more              arrosa

Further readingEdit

  • beltz in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus
  • beltz in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia, euskaltzaindia.eus