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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: blăk, IPA(key): /blæk/ * Rhymes: -æk

  • enPR: blăk, IPA(key): /blæk/
  • Rhymes: -æk

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _black_, _blak_, _blake_, from Old English _blæc_ (“black, dark", _also_ "ink”), from Proto-Germanic _*blakaz_ (“burnt”) (compare Dutch _blaken_ (“to burn”), Old High German _blah_ (“black”), Old Norse _blakra_ (“to blink”)), from Proto-Indo-European _*bhleg-_ (“to burn, shine”) (compare Latin _flagrāre_ (“to burn”), Ancient Greek _φλόξ_ (phlóks, “flame”), Sanskrit _bharga_ 'radiance' [script needed]). More at _bleach_.

From Middle English black, blak, blake, from Old English blæc (black, dark", also "ink), from Proto-Germanic *blakaz (burnt) (compare Dutch blaken (to burn), Old High German blah (black), Old Norse blakra (to blink)), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to burn, shine) (compare Latin flagrāre (to burn), Ancient Greek φλόξ (phlóks, flame), Sanskrit bharga 'radiance' [script needed]). More at bleach.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

BLACK (_comparative_ BLACKER, _superlative_ BLACKEST) * (of an object) Absorbing all light and reflecting none; dark and hueless. * (of a place, etc) Without light. * (sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin. * (chiefly historical) Designated for use by those ethnic groups which have dark pigmentation of the skin. _BLACK drinking fountain; BLACK hospital_ * Bad; evil; ill-omened. * 1655, Benjamin Needler, _Expository notes, with practical observations; towards the opening of the five first chapters of the first book of Moses called Genesis._ London: N. Webb and W. Grantham, page 168. ...what a BLACK day would that be, when the Ordinances of Jesus Christ should as it were be excommunicated, and cast out of the Church of Christ. * Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen. _He shot her a BLACK look._ * Illegitimate, illegal or disgraced. * 1866, _The Contemporary Review_, London: A. Strahan, page 338. Foodstuffs were rationed and, as in other countries in a similar situation, the BLACK market was flourishing. * (Ireland, informal) Overcrowded. * (of coffee or tea) Without any cream, milk, or creamer. _Jim drinks his coffee BLACK, but Ellen prefers it with creamer._ * (board games, chess) Of or relating to the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the "black" set (in chess the set used by the player who moves second) (often regardless of the pieces' actual colour). _The BLACK pieces in this chess set are made of dark blue glass._ * (Germany, politics) Related to the Christian Democratic Union. _After the election, the parties united in a BLACK-yellow alliance._ * (secrecy) Relating to a initiative whose existence or exact nature must remain withheld from the general public. _5 percent of the Defense Department funding will go to BLACK projects._ SYNONYMS * (dark and colourless): dark * (without light): dark, gloomy, pitch-black ANTONYMS * (dark and colourless): white, nonblack, unblack * (without light): bright, illuminated, lit TRANSLATIONS

black (comparative blacker, superlative blackest)

  1. (of an object) Absorbing all light and reflecting none; dark and hueless.
  2. (of a place, etc) Without light.
  3. (sometimes capitalized) Of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin.
  4. (chiefly historical) Designated for use by those ethnic groups which have dark pigmentation of the skin.
    black drinking fountain; black hospital
  5. Bad; evil; ill-omened.
  6. Expressing menace, or discontent; threatening; sullen.
    He shot her a black look.
  7. Illegitimate, illegal or disgraced.
  8. (Ireland, informal) Overcrowded.
  9. (of coffee or tea) Without any cream, milk, or creamer.
    Jim drinks his coffee black, but Ellen prefers it with creamer.
  10. (board games, chess) Of or relating to the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the "black" set (in chess the set used by the player who moves second) (often regardless of the pieces' actual colour).
    The black pieces in this chess set are made of dark blue glass.
  11. (Germany, politics) Related to the Christian Democratic Union.
    After the election, the parties united in a black-yellow alliance.
  12. (secrecy) Relating to a initiative whose existence or exact nature must remain withheld from the general public.
    5 percent of the Defense Department funding will go to black projects.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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English - Noun

BLACK (_plural_ BLACKS) * The colour/color perceived in the absence of light. * Shakespeare BLACK is the badge of hell, / The hue of dungeons, and the suit of night. * A black dye or pigment. * A pen, pencil, crayon, etc., made of black pigment. * (in the plural) Black cloth hung up at funerals. * 1625, Francis Bacon, "Of Death", _Essays_: Groans, and convulsions, and a discolored face, and friends weeping, and BLACKS, and obsequies, and the like, show death terrible. * (sometimes capitalised) A person of African, Aborigine, or Maori descent; a dark-skinned person. * 2004, Anthony Joseph Paul Cortese, _Provocateur: Images of Women and Minorities in Advertising_ (page 108) Prize-winning books continue a trend toward increased representation of BLACKS, accounting for most of the books with exclusively black characters. * (billiards, snooker, pool, with _the_) The black ball. * (baseball) The edge of home plate * (UK) a type of firecracker that is really more dark brown in colour. * (informal) blackcurrant syrup (in mixed drinks, e.g. snakebite and black, cider and black). * In chess and similar games, the person playing with the black set of pieces. _At this point BLACK makes a disastrous move._ * Part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black. * Sir K. Digby the BLACK or sight of the eye * (obsolete) A stain; a spot. * Rowley defiling her white lawn of chastity with ugly BLACKS of lust SYNONYMS * (colour or absence of light): * blackness * (person): * (standard) African American (in the US), Afro-American (in the US), person of color (US) _or_ person of colour (UK), person of African descent * (usually derogatory): Negro * (derogatory): coon, darkie _or_ darky, nigger ANTONYMS * (colour, dye, pen): white TRANSLATIONS

black (plural blacks)

  1. The colour/color perceived in the absence of light.
  2. A black dye or pigment.
  3. A pen, pencil, crayon, etc., made of black pigment.
  4. (in the plural) Black cloth hung up at funerals.
  5. (sometimes capitalised) A person of African, Aborigine, or Maori descent; a dark-skinned person.
  6. (billiards, snooker, pool, with the) The black ball.
  7. (baseball) The edge of home plate
  8. (UK) a type of firecracker that is really more dark brown in colour.
  9. (informal) blackcurrant syrup (in mixed drinks, e.g. snakebite and black, cider and black).
  10. In chess and similar games, the person playing with the black set of pieces.
    At this point black makes a disastrous move.
  11. Part of a thing which is distinguished from the rest by being black.
  12. (obsolete) A stain; a spot.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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BLACK (_third-person singular simple present_ BLACKS, _present participle_ BLACKING, _simple past and past participle_ BLACKED) * To make black, to blacken. * 1859, Oliver Optic, _Poor and Proud; or, The Fortunes of Katy Redburn, a Story for Young Folks_ [1] "I don't want to fight; but you are a mean, dirty blackguard, or you wouldn't have treated a girl like that," replied Tommy, standing as stiff as a stake before the bully. "Say that again, and I'll BLACK your eye for you." * 1911, Edna Ferber, _Buttered Side Down_ [2] Ted, you can BLACK your face, and dye your hair, and squint, and some fine day, sooner or later, somebody'll come along and blab the whole thing. * 1922, John Galsworthy, _A Family Man: In Three Acts_ [3] I saw red, and instead of a cab I fetched that policeman. Of course father did BLACK his eye. * To apply blacking to something. * 1853, Harriet Beecher Stowe, _The Key to Uncle Tom's Cabin_ [4] ...he must catch, curry, and saddle his own horse; he must BLACK his own _brogans_ (for he will not be able to buy boots). * 1861, George William Curtis, _Trumps: A Novel_ [5] But in a moment he went to Greenidge's bedside, and said, shyly, in a low voice, "Shall I BLACK your boots for you?" * 1911, Max Beerbohm, _Zuleika Dobson_ [6] Loving you, I could conceive no life sweeter than hers — to be always near you; to BLACK your boots, carry up your coals, scrub your doorstep; always to be working for you, hard and humbly and without thanks. * (UK) To boycott something or someone, usually as part of an industrial dispute. SYNONYMS * (make black): blacken, darken, swarten * (boycott): blackball, blacklist TRANSLATIONS

black (third-person singular simple present blacks, present participle blacking, simple past and past participle blacked)

  1. To make black, to blacken.
  2. To apply blacking to something.
  3. (UK) To boycott something or someone, usually as part of an industrial dispute.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* monochrome * Appendix:Colors * Appendix:Word formation verb -en noun -ness

Que a categoria em FRENCH - ETYMOLOGY
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French - Etymology

From English _black_.

From English black.

Que a categoria em FRENCH - PRONUNCIATION
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French - Pronunciation

* IPA(key): /blak/

  • IPA(key): /blak/

Que a categoria em FRENCH - NOUN
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French - Noun

BLACK m, f (_plural_ BLACKS) * black person

black m, f (plural blacks)

  1. black person


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