albastru

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Aromanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Vulgar Latin root *albaster, albastrum, derived from Latin albus (white). Compare Romanian albastru.

Adjective[edit]

albastru (feminine albastrã, masculine plural albashtri, feminine plural albastri or albastre)

  1. light blue; azure

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From a Vulgar Latin root *albaster, albastrum, derived from Latin albus (white). Probably originally referred to the whiteness in a lightly clouded sky[1]. See also the formations in Italian biancastro (whitish), nerastro (blackish), French blanchâtre (whitish), noirâtre (blackish) (with the suffixes -astro and -âtre deriving from Latin -astrum, accusative singular of -aster[2]). Compare also Italian albastrello.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [alˈbas.tɾu]
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Adjective[edit]

albastru m or n (feminine singular albastră, masculine plural albaștri, feminine and neuter plural albastre)

  1. blue
  2. (figuratively) blue, sad
    Synonym: trist

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Colors in Romanian · culori (layout · text)
     alb      gri      negru
             roșu; carmin              portocaliu; maro              galben; crem
                          verde             
             cyan              bleu              albastru
             violet; indigo              mov; purpură              roz

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