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Revision as of 11:33, 11 January 2010

See also: Negro

English

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Adjective

negro

  1. Template:archaic Relating to the black ethnicity.
  2. Template:archaic Black or dark brown in colour.

Usage notes

In the United States of America the word is considered acceptable only in a historical context. Black, and if applicable (though to a lesser extent) African-American, are less offensive alternatives.

Related terms

Translations

Noun

negro (plural negroes)

  1. a Negro

See also

Anagrams


Galician

Etymology

From Latin niger

Adjective

negro m (feminine singular negra, masculine plural negros, feminine plural negras)

  1. black (colour)

Italian

Adjective

negro (feminine singular negra, masculine plural negri, feminine plural negre)

  1. black, coloured

Noun

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  1. black, coloured

Related terms

Anagrams


Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin niger

Noun

negro m (plural negros, feminine negra, feminine plural negras)

  1. negro


Adjective

negro (feminine singular negra, plural, comparable)

  1. black (color)

Related terms


Spanish

Pronunciation

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Noun

negro ? (plural negros)

  1. the black colour
  2. the black ethnicity

Adjective

negro (feminine singular negra, masculine plural negros, feminine plural negras)

  1. black (color)
  2. dirty
  3. sad
  4. clandestine
  5. Template:Spain angry

Derived terms