9/25/11

AZURE

AZURE
<azz-shore>

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Bright blue.  The color of  the sky on a clear day.
It was a beautiful day.  The sky was azure.

a. [F. & OSp. azur, Sp. azul, through Ar. from Per. lajaward, or lajuward, lapis lazuli, a blue color, lajawardi, lajuwardi, 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.

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.


Translations:
English

AZURE
<azz-shore>
Bright blue.  The color of  the sky on a clear day.
It was a beautiful day.  The sky was azure.
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Hindi
नीला
<azz-shore>
नीले उज्ज्वल. एक स्पष्ट दिन पर आसमान का रंग.
यह एक खूबसूरत दिन था. आकाश नीला था.



Urdu
AZURE
<azz-shore>
روشن نیلے رنگ. واضح دن آسمان کا رنگ.
یہ ایک خوبصورت دن تھا. آسمان azure تھا


Arabic
أزرق سماوي
<azz-shore>
مشرق زرقاء. لون السماء في يوم صاف.
كان يوما جميلا. كانت السماء الزرقاء.


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