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coloured (British English)
British English: /ˈkʌləd/
American English: /ˈkələrd/

Translation of coloured in German:

adjective

  • 1 yellow-/green-coloured coloured paper (for printing or wrapping)
    farbiges Papier
    (for making designs) Buntpapier Neutr.
    coloured pencil
    Farbstift Mask.
  • 2 (dated or offensive) (of non-white descent)
    farbig (dated or pejorative)
    coloured people
    Farbige Pl. (dated or pejorative)
  • 3 (South African English) (dated or offensive) (of mixed descent)
    gemischtrassig
    coloured people
    Mischlinge Pl. (often offensive)

noun

(dated or offensive)
  • 1
    Farbige Mask./Fem. (dated or pejorative)
  • 2 (South African English) (person of mixed descent)
    Mischling Mask. (often offensive)

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