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azure Explained

azure at CMU American English spelling Of Explained:

['æʒə]

azure at English => English (English Etymology) Of Explained:

c.1325, from O.Fr. azur, false separation of Ar. lazaward "lapis lazuli," as though the -l- were the French article l'. The Ar. name is from Pers. lajward, from Lajward, a place in Turkestan, mentioned by Marco Polo, where the stone was collected. ///

azure at English => English (Longman) Of Explained:

adj [Date: 1200-1300; Language: Old French; Origin: azur, probably from Old Spanish, from Arabic lazaward, from Persian lazhuward]// having a bright blue colour like the sky// -- azure n [U] //

azuré at French => English Of Explained:

azure, sky blue

azure at English => English (Moby Thesaurus II) Of Explained:

157 Moby Thesaurus words for "azure":
Caelus, achievement, air, alerion, animal charge, annulet, argent,
armorial bearings, armory, arms, azure-blue, azure-colored,
azurean, azured, azureness, azureous, bandeau, bar, bar sinister,
baton, bearings, bend, bend sinister, beryl-blue, berylline,
billet, blazon, blazonry, blue, blue sky, blueness, bluish,
bluishness, bordure, broad arrow, cadency mark, caelum, canopy,
canopy of heaven, canton, cerulean, ceruleous, cerulescent,
chaplet, charge, chevron, chief, coat of arms, cockatrice, cope,
coronet, crescent, crest, cross, cross moline, crown, cyanean,
cyanosis, dark-blue, deep-blue, device, difference, differencing,
eagle, empyrean, ermine, ermines, erminites, erminois, escutcheon,
ether, falcon, fess, fess point, field, file, firmament, flanch,
fleur-de-lis, fret, fur, fusil, garland, griffin, gules, gyron,
hatchment, heaven, heavens, helmet, heraldic device, honor point,
hyaline, impalement, impaling, inescutcheon, label, lift, lifts,
light-blue, lightish-blue, lion, livid, lividity, lividness,
lozenge, mantling, marshaling, martlet, mascle, metal, motto,
mullet, nombril point, octofoil, or, ordinary, orle, pale, paly,
pavonian, pavonine, peacock-blue, pean, pheon, purpure, quarter,
quartering, rose, sable, saltire, sapphire, sapphirine, scutcheon,
shield, sky, sky-blue, sky-colored, sky-dyed, spread eagle,
starry heaven, subordinary, tenne, the blue, the blue serene,
tincture, torse, tressure, turquoise, unicorn, vair, vault,
vault of heaven, vert, welkin, wreath, yale

Azure at English => English (Websters 1913) Of Explained:

Azure \Az"ure\, v. t.
To color blue.

Azure \Az"ure\ (?; 277), a. [F. & OSp. azur, Sp. azul, through
Ar. from Per. l[=a]jaward, or l[=a]juward, lapis lazuli, a
blue color, l[=a]jaward[=i], l[=a]juward[=i], azure,
cerulean, the initial l having been dropped, perhaps by the
influence of the Ar. azr-aq azure, blue. Cf. G. lasur,
lasurstein, azure color, azure stone, and NL. lapis lazuli.]
Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue color of the unclouded
sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.

{Azure stone} (Min.), the lapis lazuli; also, the lazulite.

Azure \Az"ure\, n.
1. The lapis lazuli. [Obs.]

2. The clear blue color of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of
this color. ``In robes of azure.'' --Wordsworth.

3. The blue vault above; the unclouded sky.

Not like those steps On heaven's azure. --Milton.

4. (Her.) A blue color, represented in engraving by
horizontal parallel lines.

azure at English => English (WordNet) Of Explained:

azure
adj : of a deep somewhat purplish blue color similar to that of a
clear October sky; "October's bright blue weather"
[syn: {cerulean}, {sky-blue}, {bright blue}]

azure
n : a light shade of blue [syn: {cerulean}, {sapphire}, {lazuline},
{sky-blue}]
v : color azure; "Morning azured the village"

azure at English (WD) Of Explained:

==English==
Inter: wikipedi » a

Etymology

Inter: etyl » fro Inter: term » azur|lang=fro, derived from Inter: etyl » ar Inter: term » لازورد|لازوَرْد|tr=lāzaward|sc=Arab|lapis lazuli, dropping the l as if it were equivalent to the French article Inter: term » l'|lang=fr. The Inter: etyl » ar is from Inter: etyl » fa Inter: term » لاجورد|tr=lajward|sc=fa-Arab||azure, from the region of Lajward in Category: w - :Turkestan|Turkestan.
Compare with Italian Inter: term » azzurro|lang=it and Spanish Inter: term » azul|lang=es.

Pronunciation

* Inter: a » UK Inter: IPA » /æzˈjʊə/|/ˈæʒə/, Inter: X-SAMPA » /"{Z@/
  • Inter: a » US Inter: IPA » /ˈæʒɚ/|/ˈeɪʒɚ/
  • Inter: audio » En-us-azure.ogg|Audio (US)

    Noun

    Inter: en-noun » s|-


  • Inter: tinctur » e A blue colour on a coat of arms, represented in engraving by horizontal parallel lines.
    1. 1997, Brault, Early Blazon:
    2. : In Bb [Glover's Roll], the conventional letter B is used to indicate azure in most items.
    3. The clear blue colour of the sky; also, a pigment or dye of this colour.
    4. : Inter: color panel » azure|007FFF
    5. Inter: poeti » c The unclouded sky; the blue vault above.
    6. Lapis lazuli.

      Alternative forms

      * Inter: sense » blue color on a coat of arms az., b., bl.

      Derived terms

      * azurely

  • azureness
  • azurite
  • azurity

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » blue colour on a coat of arms
  • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|sininen
  • Macedonian: Inter: t- » mk|сина|f|tr=sína
  • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|azul

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|лазурь|f|tr=lazúrʹ
    • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|azur


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » colour of the sky
    • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|لازوردية|tr=lazuwardīya, Inter: t+ » ar|لازورد|tr=lāzaward
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|небесносиньо
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|atzur|m
    • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|azuurblauw|n, Inter: t+ » nl|hemelsblauw|n
    • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|taivaansininen
    • German: Inter: t- » de|Himmelblau|n, Inter: t- » de|Azurblau
    • Hebrew: Inter: t+ » he|תכלת|tr=tkhélet|sc=Hebr
    • Icelandic: Inter: t- » is|fagurblár|m, Inter: t+ » is|himinblár, Inter: t- » is|heiðblár
    • Indonesian: Inter: t+ » id|biru langit
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|azzurro|m


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|biru langit, Inter: t- » ms|lazuardi
  • Maltese: Inter: t- » mt|kaħlani|m, Inter: t- » mt|kaħlanija|f
  • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|lazur|m
  • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|azul celeste|m
  • Romanian: Inter: t+ » ro|azur
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|азурна|f, Inter: t- » sh|плава|f, Inter: t- » sh|ведра|f
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|azurna|f, Inter: t- » sh|plava|f, Inter: t- » sh|vedra|f
  • Thai: Inter: t+ » th|ฟ้า
  • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|lasürablöv

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » the blue sky
    • Bulgarian: Inter: t+ » bg|лазур
    • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|atzur|m
    • Finnish: sinitaivas
    • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|langit biru


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|плаветнило|n
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|plavetnilo|n

  • Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-see » lapis lazuli
    Inter: checktrans-to » p
    • Inter: ttbc » ie: azur


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    Adjective

    Inter: en-adj » -
  • Sky-blue; resembling the clear blue colour of the unclouded sky; cerulean; also, cloudless.
    1. Inter: tinctur » e In blazon, of the colour blue.

      Translations

      Inter: trans-top » sky-blue coloured

  • Arabic: Inter: t- » ar|لازوردي|tr=lāzuwardiy
  • Bulgarian: Inter: t- » bg|небесносин, Inter: t+ » bg|лазурен
  • Catalan: Inter: t- » ca|atzur
  • Dutch: Inter: t+ » nl|azuurblauw
  • Finnish: Inter: t- » fi|taivaansininen
  • German: Inter: t+ » de|azur
  • Hebrew: Inter: t- » he|תכול|tr=takhól|sc=Hebr
  • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|azzurro
  • Malay: Inter: t- » ms|biru langit, Inter: t- » ms|lazuardi

  • Inter: trans-mi » d
    • Persian: Inter: t+ » fa|لاجورد|tr=lajward, Inter: t+ » fa|لاجوردی|tr=lajevardi|sc=fa-Arab
    • Portuguese: Inter: t- » pt|azul celeste, Inter: t+ » pt|cerúleo
    • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|лазурный|tr=lazúrnyj
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|азурна|f, Inter: t- » sh|плава|f
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|azurna|f, Inter: t- » sh|plava|f
    • Spanish: Inter: t- » es|cielo azul
    • Volapük: Inter: t+ » vo|lasürablövik


    Inter: trans-botto » m
    Inter: trans-top » heraldry: of blue colour on a coat of arms
    • Czech: Inter: t- » cs|azurový, Inter: t- » cs|azurově modrý
    • Dutch: azuur (blauw)
    • Finnish: Inter: t+ » fi|sininen
    • French: Inter: t+ » fr|azur
    • German: Inter: t+ » de|blau
    • Hungarian: Inter: t+ » hu|kék
    • Italian: Inter: t+ » it|azzurro
    • Polish: Inter: t+ » pl|błękitny
    • Portuguese: Inter: t+ » pt|azul


    Inter: trans-mi » d
  • Romanian: Inter: t- » ro|azuriu
  • Russian: Inter: t+ » ru|голубой|tr=golubój
  • Serbo-Croatian:
  • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|азурна|f, Inter: t- » sh|плава|f
  • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|azurna|f, Inter: t- » sh|plava|f
  • Slovak: Inter: t- » sk|modrá
  • Spanish: Inter: t+ » es|azur
  • Swedish: Inter: t+ » sv|blått

  • Inter: trans-botto » m

    Verb

    Inter: en-verb » azur|ing
  • Inter: transitiv » e To colour blue.

    Translations

    Inter: trans-top » to colour
    • Finnish: värittää siniseksi
    • Serbo-Croatian:
    • : Cyrillic: Inter: t- » sh|оплавити
    • : Roman: Inter: t- » sh|oplaviti


    Inter: trans-mi » d
    Inter: trans-botto » m

    See also

    * Inter: list:blues/e » n
    Category: Category:en:Blues -
    Category: Category:en:Gems -
    Translation: cs » azure
    Translation: de » azure
    Translation: et » azure
    Translation: eo » azure
    Translation: fr » azure
    Translation: ko » azure
    Translation: io » azure
    Translation: it » azure
    Translation: hu » azure
    Translation: mg » azure
    Translation: ml » azure
    Translation: my » azure
    Translation: ja » azure
    Translation: pl » azure
    Translation: ru » azure
    Translation: sh » azure
    Translation: fi » azure
    Translation: sv » azure
    Translation: tl » azure
    Translation: ta » azure
    Translation: te » azure
    Translation: th » azure
    Translation: vi » azure
    Translation: zh » azure

  • azuré at English (WD) Of Explained:

    Inter: also » azure

    French

    Pronunciation

    * Inter: audio » Fr-azuré.ogg|Audio

    Verb

    Inter: fr-past participl » e
  • Inter: past participle of » azurer|lang=fr

    Adjective

    Inter: fr-ad » j

  • azure (blue in colour)

  • Translation: de » azuré
    Translation: el » azuré
    Translation: es » azuré
    Translation: fr » azuré
    Translation: pl » azuré
    Translation: vi » azuré
    Translation: zh » azuré