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Pronunciation of Black  


English Meaning

Destitute of light, or incapable of reflecting it; of the color of soot or coal; of the darkest or a very dark color, the opposite of white; characterized by such a color; as, black cloth; black hair or eyes.

  1. Being of the color black, producing or reflecting comparatively little light and having no predominant hue.
  2. Having little or no light: a black, moonless night.
  3. Of or belonging to a racial group having brown to black skin, especially one of African origin: the Black population of South Africa.
  4. Of or belonging to an American ethnic group descended from African peoples having dark skin; African-American.
  5. Very dark in color: rich black soil; black, wavy hair.
  6. Soiled, as from soot; dirty: feet black from playing outdoors.
  7. Evil; wicked: the pirates' black deeds.
  8. Cheerless and depressing; gloomy: black thoughts.
  9. Being or characterized by morbid or grimly satiric humor: a black comedy.
  10. Marked by anger or sullenness: gave me a black look.
  11. Attended with disaster; calamitous: a black day; the stock market crash on Black Friday.
  12. Deserving of, indicating, or incurring censure or dishonor: "Man ... has written one of his blackest records as a destroyer on the oceanic islands” ( Rachel Carson).
  13. Wearing clothing of the darkest visual hue: the black knight.
  14. Served without milk or cream: black coffee.
  15. Appearing to emanate from a source other than the actual point of origin. Used chiefly of intelligence operations: black propaganda; black radio transmissions.
  16. Disclosed, for reasons of security, only to an extremely limited number of authorized persons; very highly classified: black programs in the Defense Department; the Pentagon's black budget.
  17. Chiefly British Boycotted as part of a labor union action.
  18. The achromatic color value of minimum lightness or maximum darkness; the color of objects that absorb nearly all light of all visible wavelengths; one extreme of the neutral gray series, the opposite being white. Although strictly a response to zero stimulation of the retina, the perception of black appears to depend on contrast with surrounding color stimuli.
  19. A pigment or dye having this color value.
  20. Complete or almost complete absence of light; darkness.
  21. Clothing of the darkest hue, especially such clothing worn for mourning.
  22. A member of a racial group having brown to black skin, especially one of African origin.
  23. An American descended from peoples of African origin having brown to black skin; an African American.
  24. Something that is colored black.
  25. Games The black-colored pieces, as in chess or checkers.
  26. Games The player using these pieces.
  27. To make black: blacked their faces with charcoal.
  28. To apply blacking to: blacked the stove.
  29. Chiefly British To boycott as part of a labor union action.
  30. To become black.
  31. black out To lose consciousness or memory temporarily: blacked out at the podium.
  32. black out To suppress (a fact or memory, for example) from conscious recognition: blacked out many of my wartime experiences.
  33. black out To prohibit the dissemination of, especially by censorship: blacked out the news issuing from the rebel provinces.
  34. black out To extinguish or conceal all lights that might help enemy aircraft find a target during an air raid.
  35. black out To extinguish all the lights on (a stage).
  36. black out To cause a failure of electrical power in: Storm damage blacked out much of the region.
  37. black out To withhold (a televised event or program) from a broadcast area: blacked out the football game on local stations.
  38. black out To withhold a televised event or program from: blacked out the entire state to increase ticket sales.
  39. in the black On the credit side of a ledger; prosperous.

Malayalam Meaning

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× ശ്യാമള - Shyaamala | Shyamala
× കറു - Karu
× കറുത്തവര്‍ഗ്ഗക്കാരന്‍ - Karuththavar‍ggakkaaran‍ | Karuthavar‍ggakkaran‍
× ഭീതിദമായ - Bheethidhamaaya | Bheethidhamaya
× കരുമ - Karuma
× കൃഷ്ണത - Krushnatha
× ശിതി - Shithi
× ശ്യാമ - Shyaama | Shyama
× കാളിക - Kaalika | Kalika
× കരും - Karum
× കരിമ - Karima
× കരു - Karu
× കാര്‍ഷ്ണ - Kaar‍shna | Kar‍shna
× മേചക - Mechaka
× കറുത്ത - Karuththa | Karutha
× മചക് - Machaku
× ഭയങ്കരമായ - Bhayankaramaaya | Bhayankaramaya
× കാളിയ - Kaaliya | Kaliya
× കാര്‍ - Kaar‍ | Kar‍
× അസിത - Asitha
× ദുഷ്‌ടമായ - Dhushdamaaya | Dhushdamaya
× കറ്റ - Katta
× ഘോരമായ - Ghoramaaya | Ghoramaya
× കറുത്തവര്‍ഗക്കാര്‍ - Karuththavar‍gakkaar‍ | Karuthavar‍gakkar‍
× തമസ - Thamasa
× കാളായ - Kaalaaya | Kalaya
× നിഷ്‌പ്രഭമായ - Nishprabhamaaya | Nishprabhamaya
× കാള - Kaala | Kala
× കൃഷ്ണ - Krushna
× കാറ് - Kaaru | Karu
× കരി - Kari
× ഔഷണം - Aushanam | oushanam


The Usage is actually taken from the Verse(s) of English+Malayalam Holy Bible.

Esther 1:6

There were white and blue linen curtains fastened with cords of fine linen and purple on silver rods and marble pillars; and the couches were of gold and silver on a mosaic pavement of alabaster, turquoise, and white and black marble.

അവിടെ വെൺകൽ തൂണുകളിന്മേൽ വെള്ളിവളയങ്ങളിൽ ശണനൂലും ധൂമ്രനൂലുംകൊണ്ടുള്ള ചരടുകളാൽ വെള്ളയും പച്ചയും നീലയുമായ ശീലകൾ തൂക്കിയിരുന്നു; ചുവന്നതും വെളുത്തതും മഞ്ഞയും കറുത്തതുമായ മർമ്മരക്കല്ലു പടുത്തിരുന്ന തളത്തിൽ പൊൻ കസവും വെള്ളിക്കസവുമുള്ള മെത്തകൾ ഉണ്ടായിരുന്നു.

Zechariah 6:2

With the first chariot were red horses, with the second chariot black horses,

ഒന്നാമത്തെ രഥത്തിന്നു ചുവന്ന കുതിരകളെയും രണ്ടാമത്തെ രഥത്തിന്നു കറുത്ത കുതിരകളെയും

1 Kings 18:45

Now it happened in the meantime that the sky became black with clouds and wind, and there was a heavy rain. So Ahab rode away and went to Jezreel.

ക്ഷണത്തിൽ ആകാശം മേഘവും കാറ്റുംകൊണ്ടു കറുത്തു വന്മഴ പെയ്തു. ആഹാബ് രഥം കയറി യിസ്രായേലിലേക്കു പോയി.


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