violet

EnglishEdit

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an African violet (plant)

EtymologyEdit

From Old French violette, from Latin viola ‎(violet)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈvaɪlɪt/, /ˈvaɪə.lɪt/, /ˈvaɪ.ə.lɪt/, /ˈvaɪ.ɵ̞.lɪt/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪlɪt

NounEdit

violet ‎(plural violets)

  1. A bluish-purple colour.
    violet colour:    
    web violet colour:    
  2. Viola, a genus of fragrant plants with white, purple or yellow flowers.
  3. Any of several plants that look like the plants of the genus Viola but are taxonomically unrelated to them.

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TranslationsEdit

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AdjectiveEdit

violet ‎(comparative violeter, superlative violetest)

  1. Having a bluish-purple colour.

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See alsoEdit

Colors in English · colors, colours (layout · text)
     red      purple      yellow      green      teal      blue      indigo
     crimson      magenta      cream      lime      cyan      azure, sky blue      violet
     brown      pink      orange      black      gray, grey      white

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

violet n ‎(plural violetten, diminutive violetje n)

  1. violet, a purplish colour

Derived termsEdit

AdjectiveEdit

violet ‎(comparative violetter, superlative violetst)

  1. violet-coloured

DeclensionEdit

Inflection of violet
uninflected violet
inflected violette
comparative violetter
positive comparative superlative
predicative/adverbial violet violetter het violetst
het violetste
indefinite m./f. sing. violette violettere violetste
n. sing. violet violetter violetste
plural violette violettere violetste
definite violette violettere violetste
partitive violets violetters

See alsoEdit

Colors in Dutch · kleuren (layout · text)
     rood      paars      geel      groen      groenblauw/petrolblauw      blauw      indigo
     karmijnrood      magenta      roomwit      groengeel/limoengroen      blauwgroen/cyaan      azuurblauw      violet
     bruin      roze      oranje      zwart      grijs      wit

ReferencesEdit

  • M. J. Koenen & J. Endepols, Verklarend Handwoordenboek der Nederlandse Taal (tevens Vreemde-woordentolk), Groningen, Wolters-Noordhoff, 1969 (26th edition) [Dutch dictionary in Dutch]

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

violet

  1. purple (colour)

AdjectiveEdit

violet m ‎(feminine singular violette, masculine plural violets, feminine plural violettes)

  1. purple

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LatinEdit

RomanianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French violet.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

violet 4 nom/acc forms

  1. purple

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NounEdit

violet n ‎(uncountable)

  1. purple (color)

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RomanschEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from Old French violette, from Latin viola ‎(violet)

AdjectiveEdit

violet m (feminine singular violetta, masculine plural violets, feminine plural violettas)

  1. purple
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