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Cyan
See also: Cyan and cyan-

English

Etymology

From Ancient Greek (kúanos), possibly a loanword, but more likely from Proto-Indo-European *ei- ("to shine, white, light") and cognate with Hittite kuwannan- ("precious stone, copper, blue").

Pronunciation

Noun

cyan (countable and uncountable, plural cyans)

  1. A colour between blue and green in the visible spectrum; the complementary colour of red; the colour obtained by subtracting red from white light.
    cyan colour:  

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Adjective

cyan (comparative more cyan, superlative most cyan)

  1. Of the colour cyan.

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Colors in English · colors, colours (layout · text)
     white      gray, grey      black
             red; crimson              orange; brown              yellow; cream
             lime              green              mint
             cyan; teal              azure, sky blue              blue
             violet; indigo              magenta; purple              pink

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Czech

Pronunciation

Noun

cyan m

  1. (printing) cyan


Colors in Czech · barvy (layout · text)
     bílá      ?edá      ?erná
             ?ervená; karmínová              oran?ová; hn?dá              ?lutá; bé?ová
             limetkov? zelená              zelená              mátov? zelená; tmav? zelená
             azurová; zelenomodrá              modrá              modrá
             fialová; indigo              purpurová; fialová              rová

French

Etymology

From Ancient Greek (kúanos).

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /sj/
  • (file)

Noun

cyan m (plural cyans)

  1. cyan (color)

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Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir
             rouge; cramoisi              orange; brun              jaune; crème
             vert citron              vert              menthe
             cyan; bleu canard              azur              bleu
             violet; indigo              magenta; pourpre              rose

Swedish

Adjective

cyan

  1. cyan (colour)

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Noun

cyan

  1. cyan (colour)
  2. (colloquial) Almost any chemical compound containing a cyanide group; especially if this compound is in gaseous state.

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