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Detailed Translations for black from English to French


black [the ~] noun

  1. the black (negro)
    le noir

Translation Matrix for black:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
noir black; negro being black; blackness; coloured person; dark; darkness; obscurity; vagueness
- blackness; inkiness; lightlessness; pitch blackness; total darkness
VerbRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- blacken; melanise; melanize; nigrify
AdjectiveRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- black-market; blackened; bleak; bootleg; calamitous; contraband; dark; dim; disastrous; disgraceful; fatal; fateful; grim; ignominious; inglorious; mordant; opprobrious; pitch-black; pitch-dark; shameful; sinister; smuggled; smutty
ModifierRelated TranslationsOther Translations
noir black dark; melancholic; nostalgic; pensive; sad; unlit; wistful

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Related Definitions for "black":

  1. marked by anger or resentment or hostility1
    • black looks1
    • black words1
  2. of or belonging to a racial group having dark skin especially of sub-Saharan African origin1
    • a great people--a black people--...injected new meaning and dignity into the veins of civilization1
  3. extremely dark1
    • a black moonless night1
  4. being of the achromatic color of maximum darkness; having little or no hue owing to absorption of almost all incident light1
    • black leather jackets1
    • as black as coal1
    • rich black soil1
  5. (of the face) made black especially as with suffused blood1
    • a face black with fury1
  6. soiled with dirt or soot1
    • with feet black from playing outdoors1
    • his shirt was black within an hour1
  7. (of coffee) without cream or sugar1
  8. (of events) having extremely unfortunate or dire consequences; bringing ruin1
  9. stemming from evil characteristics or forces; wicked or dishonorable1
    • black deeds1
    • a black lie1
    • his black heart has concocted yet another black deed1
  10. (used of conduct or character) deserving or bringing disgrace or shame1
    • Man...has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands1
  11. offering little or no hope1
    • the future looked black1
  12. distributed or sold illicitly1
    • the black economy pays no taxes1
  13. (of intelligence operations) deliberately misleading1
    • black propaganda1
  14. harshly ironic or sinister1
    • black humor1
  15. black clothing (worn as a sign of mourning)1
    • the widow wore black1
  16. (board games) the darker pieces1
  17. the quality or state of the achromatic color of least lightness (bearing the least resemblance to white)1
  18. total absence of light1
    • in the black of night1
  19. make or become black1

Wiktionary Translations for black:

  1. person
  2. colour/color
  1. chess: said of the color opposing "white"
  2. without milk
  3. overcrowded
  4. Illegitimate, illegal or disgraced
  5. relating to persons of African descent
  6. absorbing all light
  1. homme de peau très foncée (qui appartient à une ethnie africaine ou mélanésienne ou dont certains ancêtres appartiennent à une de ces ethnies).
  2. couleur, bien qu’en théorie ce soit une absence de couleur : Toutes les longueur d’onde visibles sont absorbées dans le cas de la synthèse soustractive (les pigments utilisés, absorbant chacun une longueur d’onde, sont combinés de manière à toutes les absorber) ; ou aucune [[lumiè
  1. Couleur
  2. Foncé de peau
  3. Sans lumière

Cross Translation:
black noir Schwarz — Name der dunkelsten Farbe
black noir schwarzLicht nahezu komplett absorbierend, bzw. kein Licht emittierend; Farbe, die im RGB-Farbraum Werte von Rot, Blau und Grün nahe Null hat
black polir; masturber; branler wichsen — Leder mit Schuhcreme oder einem Lederfett einreiben (Schuhe oder Lederwaren)


Translation Matrix for Black:

NounRelated TranslationsOther Translations
- Black person; Joseph Black; Negro; Negroid; Shirley Temple; Shirley Temple Black; blackamoor

Related Definitions for "Black":

  1. a person with dark skin who comes from Africa (or whose ancestors came from Africa)1
  2. popular child actress of the 1930's (born in 1928)1
  3. British chemist who identified carbon dioxide and who formulated the concepts of specific heat and latent heat (1728-1799)1

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