See also: Violett

Bavarian edit

Etymology edit

From French violet. Cognate with German violett.

Pronunciation edit

Adjective edit

violett

  1. violet
    Synonym: lila

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Colors in Bavarian · Foarbm (layout · text)
     weiß      grau      schwoarz
             roud/rood              oransch/orange; braun              gejb/gölb/gööb
                          grea/grean             
                          blau              blau
             lila, violett              lila              rosa

German edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˌviːoˈlɛt/
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  • Rhymes: -ɛt

Adjective edit

violett (strong nominative masculine singular violetter, comparative violetter, superlative am violettesten)

  1. violet; purple; lilac (colour)
    Synonym: lila

Usage notes edit

  • Generally, German uses violett and lila synonymously for all blends of red and blue.
  • It is possible to distinguish between violett (violet), lila (lilac), and purpurn (purple). However, such a distinction is chiefly restricted to people interested in arts, fashion, and the like. The word purpurn, also purpurfarben, is not part of the general vocabulary.

Declension edit

Further reading edit

  • violett” in Duden online
  • violett” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache

Swedish edit

Adjective edit

violett (comparative mer violett, superlative mest violett)

  1. (color) violet

Declension edit

Inflection of violett
Indefinite Positive Comparative Superlative2
Common singular violett mer violett mest violett
Neuter singular violett mer violett mest violett
Plural violetta mer violetta mest violetta
Masculine plural3 violette mer violetta mest violetta
Definite Positive Comparative Superlative
Masculine singular1 violette mer violette mest violette
All violetta mer violetta mest violetta
1) Only used, optionally, to refer to things whose natural gender is masculine.
2) The indefinite superlative forms are only used in the predicative.
3) Dated or archaic

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