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Vert
See also: 'vert, vért, vèrt, v?rt, and vërt

English

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Pronunciation

Etymology 1

Borrowed from Old French vert, from Latin viridis.

Noun

vert (countable and uncountable, plural verts)

  1. (heraldry) A green colour, now only in heraldry; represented in engraving by diagonal parallel lines 45 degrees counter-clockwise.
  2. (archaic) Green undergrowth or other vegetation growing in a forest, as a potential cover for deer.
  3. (archaic) The right to fell trees or cut shrubs in a forest.
    • 1819, Walter Scott, Ivanhoe:
      "I understand thee," said the King, "and the Holy Clerk shall have a grant of vert and venison in my woods of Warncliffe."
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Adjective

vert (comparative more vert, superlative most vert)

  1. (heraldry) In blazon, of the colour green.
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Etymology 2

Abbreviation of vertical.

Noun

vert (plural verts)

  1. (colloquial) In sport, a type of bicycle stunt competition.
  2. A vertical surface used by skateboarders or skiers.

Etymology 3

Abbreviation of vertebrate.

Noun

vert (plural verts)

  1. (biology, informal) vertebrate

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Anagrams


French

Etymology

From Old French vert, from Vulgar Latin virdis, virdem, from Latin viridis, viridem.

Pronunciation

Noun

vert m (plural verts)

  1. green

Adjective

vert (feminine singular verte, masculine plural verts, feminine plural vertes)

  1. green

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Descendants

  • Haitian Creole: vèt,
  • -> Wolof: wert

See also

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

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Friulian

Alternative forms

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin virdis, virdem, from Latin viridis, viridem.

Adjective

vert

  1. green

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Hungarian

Etymology

ver +‎ -t

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): ['v?rt]
  • Hyphenation: vert

Verb

vert

  1. third-person singular indicative past indefinite of ver
  2. past participle of ver

Norwegian Bokmål

Etymology

From Middle Low German wert.

Pronunciation

Noun

vert m (definite singular verten, indefinite plural verter, definite plural vertene)

  1. a host (also in biology)
  2. a landlord

Derived terms

References

  • "vert" in The Bokmål Dictionary.

Norwegian Nynorsk

Etymology

Borrowed from Middle Low German wert.

Noun

vert m (definite singular verten, indefinite plural vertar, definite plural vertane)

  1. a host (also in biology)
  2. a landlord

Derived terms

Verb

vert

  1. present tense of verta/verte
  2. imperative of verta/verte

References

  • "vert" in The Nynorsk Dictionary.

Old French

Etymology

From Vulgar Latin virdis, virdem, from Latin viridis, viridem.

Pronunciation

  • IPA(key): /vert/, (later) /v?rt/

Noun

vert m (oblique plural verz or vertz, nominative singular verz or vertz, nominative plural vert)

  1. green

Adjective

vert m (oblique and nominative feminine singular vert)

  1. green, of a green color

Declension

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Descendants


Walloon

Etymology

From Old French vert, from Vulgar Latin virdis, virdem, from Latin viridis, viridem.

Adjective

vert

  1. green

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