Complete Definition of "yellow"

English

Pronunciation
(UK) IPA|/ËjÉlÉÊ/, SAMPA|/"[email protected]/
US: AHD|yÄl'Å, IPA|/ËjÉloÊ/
audio|en-us-yellow.ogg|Audio (US)
audio|en-uk-yellow.ogg|Audio (UK)

Etymology
Old English Ä¡eolu

Adjective
en-adj|er|est

  1. Having yellow as its colour.

#* There's a one-eyed yellow idol
#* To the north of Kathmandu;
#* There's a little marble cross below the town;
#* And a brokenhearted woman
#* Tends the grave of 'Mad' Carew,
#* While the yellow god for ever gazes down. J Milton Heyes: The green eye of the little yellow god 1

  1. colloquial Lacking courage.

#* In symbolism the colour yellow indicates jealousy, inconsistency, adultery, perfidy and cowardice. In France the doors of traitors used to be dubbed with yellow, and in some countries, the laws ordained that Jews must be clothed in yellow, because they betrayed Jesus, so that in medieval pictures, Judas Iscariot is arrayed in yellow. In Spain at an auto de fé, the victims wore yellow to denote heresy. Brewers Dictionary of phrase & Fable, 17th edition edited John Ayto.

Synonyms
(lacking courage): cowardly
yellow bellied.

Translations
trans-top|having yellow as its colour
Afrikaans: geel
Arabic: ARchar|أصÙر unicode|(âáÊfar)
Armenian: Õ¤Õ¥Õ²Õ«Õ¶ (deghin)
Catalan: groc m, groga f
Chinese:
:* Mandarin: é» (huáng)
:* Wunese Soochownese: ruáng
Croatian: t+|hr|žut
Czech: t+|cs|žlutý
Danish: t-|da|gul
Dutch: t+|nl|geel
Esperanto: t-|eo|flava|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: t+|et|kollane
Finnish: t+|fi|keltainen
French: jaune m & f
German: t+|de|gelb
Greek, Ancient: ξανθÏÏ (xanthos)
Greek: t|el|κίÏÏινοÏ|m|sc=Grek (kítrinos)
Guaraní: sa'yju
Hungarian: t+|hu|sárga
Hebrew: צ××× (tsahóv) m צ×××× (tshubá) f
Icelandic: t+|is|gulur|m, t-|is|gul|f, t-|is|gult|n
Interlingua: jalne
Italian: t+|it|giallo|m, t+|it|gialla|f
trans-mid
Japanese: é»è²ã (ãããã, kiirói)
Korean: ë¸ë (noran)
Kuna: koroguad
Kurdish: t+|ku|زÙâرد|sc=KUchar
Latin: t+|la|flavus
Latvian: dzeltens m, dzeltena f
Lingwa de Planeta: hwan
Lithuanian: t-|lt|geltonas|xs=Lithuanian
Norwegian: t+|no|gul
Novial: gelbi
Papiamentu: hel
Polish: żóÅty m, żóÅta f, żóÅte n
Portuguese: amarelo m, amarela f
Romanian: t+|ro|galben|m, t|ro|galbenÄ|f, t|ro|galbeni|p, t|ro|galbene f|p
Russian: t+|ru|жÑлÑÑй|tržóltyj|scCyrl
Scottish Gaelic: buidhe
Serbian: жÑÑ (žut)
Slovak: t-|sk|žltý
Slovenian: rumen, žolt
Spanish: t+|es|amarillo|m, t-|es|amarilla|f
Swedish: t+|sv|gul|c, t-|sv|gult|n, t+|sv|gula|p
Tupinambá: îub
Ukrainian: t+|uk|жовÑий|m|tržóvtyj|scCyrl|xs=Ukrainian
Welsh: melyn
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trans-top|lacking courage
Afrikaans: laf
Arabic: ARchar|جبا٠(jabá:n) m
Catalan: covard m, covarda f
Dutch: t+|nl|laf
Finnish: t-|fi|pelkuri
French: t+|fr|froussard
German: t+|de|feige
Hungarian: gyáva
Hebrew: פ××× m (pahdan), פ××× ×ת f (pahdanit)
Icelandic: t-|is|huglaus|m, t-|is|huglaus|f, t-|is|huglaust|n
Interlingua: coarde
Italian: t-|it|codardo
trans-mid
Japanese: èç㪠(okubyÅ-na)
Korean: ê²ë§ì (geopmaneun)
Papiamentu: cobarde (stinki)
Polish: tchórzliwy m, tchórzliwa f, tchórzliwe n
Portuguese: covarde m & f
Romanian: t|ro|laÅ|m
Russian: ÑÑÑÑливÑй (truslívyj)
Spanish: cobarde m & f
Swedish: feg c, fegt n, fega p
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Noun
wikipedia
en-noun

  1. colorbox|yellow The colour/color of gold or butter; the colour obtained by mixing green and red light, or by subtracting blue from white light.
  2. context|snooker One of the colour balls used in snooker with a value of 2 points.
Translations
trans-top|colour
Afrikaans: geel
Arabic: ARchar|أصÙر unicode|(âáÊfar)
Armenian: Õ¤Õ¥Õ²Õ«Õ¶ (deghin)
Basque: hori
Bosnian: t-|bs|žuta|f
Breton: melen
Bulgarian: жÑÐ»Ñ (žÇlt) m, жÑлÑа (žÇlta) f, жÑлÑо (žÇlto) n, жÑлÑи (žÇlti) p
Catalan: groc m, groga f
Cherokee: áá¶áᦠ(dalonega)
Chinese:
:* Mandarin: é»è² (huángsè)
:* Wunese Soochownese: ruán, ruángneser
Croatian: t+|hr|žut, t-|hr|žuta|f
Czech: t+|cs|žlutý|m, t-|cs|žlutá|f, t-|cs|žluté|n
Danish: t-|da|gul
Dutch: t+|nl|geel
Esperanto: t-|eo|flava|xs=Esperanto
Estonian: t+|et|kollane
Finnish: keltainen, kelta (in compounds)
French: t+|fr|jaune|m
Frisian: giel
German: t+|de|Gelb|n
Greek: κίÏÏινο (kítrino) n, ÏÏÏα (ókhra) f
Hebrew: צ××× (tsahóv) m צ×××× (tshubá) f
Hindi: पà¥à¤²à¤¾ (peelÄ)
Hungarian: t+|hu|sárga
Icelandic: t+|is|gulur|m
Ido: flava
Indonesian: t+|id|kuning|xs=Indonesian
Interlingua: jalne
Irish: buí
Italian: t+|it|giallo|m
trans-mid
Japanese: é»è² (ããã, kiiró)
Javanese: kuning, jene
Korean: í©ì (hwangsaek), ë¸ë (norang)
Kurdish: zer,KUchar|زÙâرد
Latvian: dzeltens
Lithuanian: t-|lt|geltonas|xs=Lithuanian
Malayalam: à´®à´àµà´ (manja)
Maltese: t-|mt|isfar|xs=Maltese
Nahuatl: coztic
Norwegian: t+|no|gul
Old English: t-|ang|geolo|altġeolo|xsOld English
Papiamentu: hel
Persian: FAchar|زرد (zard)
Polish: t-|pl|żóÅÄ|m
Portuguese: t+|pt|amarelo|m
Romanian: galben m, galbenÄ f
Romansch: mellen
Russian: t+|ru|жÑлÑÑй|tržóltyj|scCyrl
Sardinian: grogu
Serbian:

Slovak: žltý m, žltá f, žlté n
Slovene: t-|sl|rumena|f
Spanish: t+|es|amarillo|m
Swedish: t+|sv|gul
Telugu: పసà±à°ªà± (pasupu)
Turkish: t+|tr|sarı
Vietnamese: hòang
Welsh: melyn
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Verb
to yellow

  1. To become yellow or more yellow.
  2. To cause to become yellow or more yellow.

Translations
trans-top|to become yellow or more yellow
Arabic: ARchar|ÙصÙر|ÙÙصÙÙÙر unicode|(yaÊfar)
Dutch: vergelen
trans-mid
Polish: żóÅknÄÄ
Russian: t|ru|желÑеÑÑ|trželt'ét'|scCyrl impf, t|ru|пожелÑеÑÑ|trpoželt'ét'|scCyrl pf
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trans-top|to cause to become yellow or more yellow
Arabic: ARchar|ÙصÙر|ÙÙصÙÙÙر unicode|(yuÊaffer)
Dutch: vergelen
trans-mid
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Derived terms
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yellowbelly
yellow card
yellow dwarf
yellow fever
yellowhammer
yellow jersey
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yellow peril
yellow press
Yellow Pages
Yellow River
Yellow Sea
yellowtail
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See also
Wiktionary_Appendix:Colours|Appendix:Colours

Category:1000 English basic words
Category:Colors of the Rainbow
Category:Colors
Category:Yellows

ar:yellow
de:yellow
et:yellow
el:yellow
es:yellow
fa:yellow
fr:yellow
gl:yellow
ko:yellow
hy:yellow
hi:yellow
io:yellow
id:yellow
it:yellow
kk:yellow
ku:yellow
hu:yellow
nl:yellow
ja:yellow
pl:yellow
pt:yellow
ro:yellow
ru:yellow
simple:yellow
fi:yellow
sv:yellow
ta:yellow
te:yellow
vi:yellow
tr:yellow
uk:yellow
zh:yellow

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