vermelho

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vermelho

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese vermello (red), from Vulgar Latin *vermiclus, from Latin vermiculus (little worm), from vermis (worm), ultimately in reference to Kermes vermilio, a type of scale insect used to make a crimson dye.

Cognate with Galician vermello, Spanish bermejo, Catalan vermell, Occitan vermelh, French vermeil and Italian vermiglio. Also related to English vermilion.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

vermelho m (feminine vermelha, plural vermelhos, feminine plural vermelhas; comparable)

  1. red (having red as its color)
  2. red (socialist or communist)

Noun[edit]

vermelho m (plural vermelhos)

  1. red (color)
  2. red (socialist or communist)

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