See also: Schwarz

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German swarz, from Old High German swarz, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- (dirty, dark, black). Compare Dutch zwart, English swart and swarthy, West Frisian swart, Danish sort.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃvarts/, [ʃʋaʁts], [ʃʋaɐ̯ts], [ʃʋaːts], [ʃʋaχts]
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AdjectiveEdit

schwarz (comparative schwärzer, superlative am schwärzesten)

  1. black, reflecting little or no light
  2. (figuratively) illegal
  3. black, having a high amount of melanin in an organ, e.g. the skin
  4. (politics, Germany) pertaining to the CDU or CSU (large center-right Christian Democratic parties, whose associated colour is black)
  5. (of coffee) without milk
  6. pertaining to Goth music or culture (called schwarze Szene (black scene) in German)

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HunsrikEdit

Alternative formsEdit

  • xwats (Wiesemann spelling system)

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German swarz, from Old High German swarz, from Proto-Germanic *swartaz, from Proto-Indo-European *swordo- (dirty, dark, black).

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

schwarz (comparative schwerzer, superlative schwerzest)

  1. black
    Ich hon en schwarze Katz.
    I have a black cat.

See alsoEdit

Colors in Hunsrik · Forrve (layout · text)
     weis      grau      schwarz
             rod              ranschegelleb; braun              gelleb
                          grien             
                                       blau
                          rosch, lila              roserod

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