dark

Пређи на навигацију Пређи на претрагу
Такође погледајте: Dark

English[уреди]

Pronunciation[уреди]

Etymology 1[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески derk, from Стари Енглески deorc (dark, obscure, gloomy, without light, dreadful, horrible, sad, cheerless, sinister, wicked), from Пра-Германски *derkaz (dark), from Пра-Индо-Европски *dʰerg- (dim, dull), from Пра-Индо-Европски *dʰer- (dull, dirty).

Adjective[уреди]

A fairly dark (lacking light) railroad station, with a very dark (lacking light) tunnel beyond
A woman with dark hair and skin.

dark (comparative darker, superlative darkest)

  1. Having an absolute or (more often) relative lack of light.
    The room was too dark for reading.
    1. (of a source of light) Extinguished.
      Dark signals should be treated as all-way stop signs.
    2. Deprived of sight; blind.
  2. (of colour) Dull or deeper in hue; not bright or light.
    my sister's hair is darker than mine;  her skin grew dark with a suntan
  3. Hidden, secret, obscure.
    1. Not clear to the understanding; not easily through; obscure; mysterious; hidden.
      • Шаблон:rfdatek
        What's your dark meaning, mouse, of this light word?
      • 1594-, Richard Hooker, Of the Lawes of Ecclesiastical Politie
        What may seem dark at the first, will afterward be found more plain.
      • 1801, Isaac Watts, The improvement of the mind, or A supplement to the art of logic
        It is the remark of an ingenious writer, should a barbarous Indian, who had never seen a palace or a ship, view their separate and disjointed parts, and observe the pillars, doors, windows, cornices and turrets of the one, or the prow and stern, the ribs and masts, the ropes and shrouds, the sails and tackle of the other, he would be able to form but a very lame and dark idea of either of those excellent and useful inventions.
      • Шаблон:rfdatek
        the dark problems of existence
    2. (gambling, of race horses) Having racing capability not widely known.
  4. Without moral or spiritual light; sinister, malign.
    a dark villain;  a dark deed
  5. Conducive to hopelessness; depressing or bleak.
    the Great Depression was a dark time;  the film was a dark psychological thriller
    • Шаблон:rfdatek
      A deep melancholy took possession of him, and gave a dark tinge to all his views of human nature.
    • Шаблон:rfdatek
      There is, in every true woman's heart, a spark of heavenly fire, which beams and blazes in the dark hour of adversity.
  6. Lacking progress in science or the arts; said of a time period.
    • Шаблон:rfdatek
      The age wherein he lived was dark, but he / Could not want light who taught the world to see.
    • Шаблон:rfdatek
      The tenth century used to be reckoned by mediaeval historians as the darkest part of this intellectual night.
  7. With emphasis placed on the unpleasant aspects of life; said of a work of fiction, a work of nonfiction presented in narrative form or a portion of either.
    The ending of this book is rather dark.
Synonyms[уреди]
Antonyms[уреди]
Derived terms[уреди]

Шаблон:check deprecated lang param usage

Related terms[уреди]
Translations[уреди]
The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.

Etymology 2[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески derk, derke, dirke, dyrke, from the adjective (see above), or possibly from an unrecorded Стари Енглески *dierce, *diercu (dark, darkness).

Noun[уреди]

dark (usually uncountable, plural darks)

  1. A complete or (more often) partial absence of light.
    Dark surrounds us completely.
  2. (uncountable) Ignorance.
    We kept him in the dark.
    The lawyer was left in the dark as to why the jury was dismissed.
  3. (uncountable) Nightfall.
    It was after dark before we got to playing baseball.
  4. A dark shade or dark passage in a painting, engraving, etc.
Translations[уреди]
The translations below need to be checked and inserted above into the appropriate translation tables, removing any numbers. Numbers do not necessarily match those in definitions. See instructions at Wiktionary:Entry layout#Translations.
Derived terms[уреди]

Etymology 3[уреди]

From Средњи Енглески derken, from Стари Енглески deorcian, from Пра-Германски *derkōną.

Verb[уреди]

dark (third-person singular simple present darks, present participle darking, simple past and past participle darked)

  1. (intransitive) To grow or become dark, darken.
  2. (intransitive) To remain in the dark, lurk, lie hidden or concealed.
  3. (transitive) To make dark, darken; to obscure.

See also[уреди]

Anagrams[уреди]


Italian[уреди]

Etymology[уреди]

Енглески

Adjective[уреди]

dark (invariable)

  1. dark (used especially to describe a form of punk music)