amarelo

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese amarelo (yellow) (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin amarellus, diminutive of Latin amarus (bitter, sour).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amarelo m (feminine singular amarela, masculine plural amarelos, feminine plural amarelas)

  1. yellow (colour)
    • 1326, M. Lucas Alvarez & M. J. Justo Martín (eds.), Fontes documentais da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Pergameos da serie Bens do Arquivo Histórico Universitario (Anos 1237-1537). Santiago: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 64:
      Et vendemusuos o dito casal et herdade con pobrança de çinquo armentios, conuen a saber: huun boy ruuyo et outro boy amarello ruuyo, et huna vaca laura roxa et outra ruuya ruuyalua roxa, et outra sua filia de tal collor
      We sell you the aforementioned farm and property populated by five heads of cattle, which are: a reddish ox and another yellow reddish ox, and a dark red cow and another one reddish red, and her daughter of the same color
  2. dark blonde; golden

Noun[edit]

amarelo m (plural amarelos)

  1. yellow

See also[edit]

Colors in Galician · cores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro
             vermello ; carmín              laranxa ; castaño, marrón              amarelo ; crema
             verde lima              verde              menta ; verde escuro
             ciano ; azul verdoso              cerúleo              azul
             violeta ; anil              maxenta ; púrpura              rosa

References[edit]

  • amarelo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • amarel” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • amarelo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • amarelo” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • amarelo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin amarellus, diminutive of Latin amarus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amarelo m (plural amarelos, feminine amarela, feminine plural amarelas)

  1. yellow

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Old Portuguese · coores, colores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro, preto
             vermello              _ ; castanno              amarelo
                          verde             
                                       azur
                          cardẽo              rosa

Portuguese[edit]

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amarelos

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese amarelo (yellow), from Late Latin amarellus, diminutive of Latin amarus (bitter, sour).

Cognate with Galician amarelo, Mirandese amarielho, Asturian and Leonese amariellu, Spanish amarillo and Aragonese amariello.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

amarelo m (feminine singular amarela, masculine plural amarelos, feminine plural amarelas, comparable)

  1. yellow in colour
    Synonym: amarelado (but often suggesting partial yellowness)
  2. (dated, of a person) Oriental (of East Asian descent)
    Synonyms: oriental; asiático (more generic, but usually refers to East Asians rather than other peoples of Asia); mongoloide (obsolete, now offensive)
  3. (of a smile) wry; forced; unnatural

Inflection[edit]

Noun[edit]

amarelo m (plural amarelos)

  1. yellow (the colour)
  2. (dated) Oriental (a person of East Asian descent)
    Synonyms: oriental; asiático (more generic, but usually refers to East Asians rather than other peoples of Asia); mongoloide (obsolete, now offensive)
  3. (historical, syndicalism) a member of syndicalist movements that sought government assistance
  4. (rare) egg yolk (the yellow part of the egg)
    Synonym: gema
  5. (heraldry) or

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Verb[edit]

amarelo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of amarelar

See also[edit]

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     branco      cinza,
cinzento
     preto
             vermelho,
encarnado ; carmim
             laranja,
cor-de-laranja ; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo ; creme
             verde-limão              verde             
             ciano ; azul-petróleo              azul céu              azul
             violeta ; índigo,
anil
             magenta ; roxo              rosa,
cor-de-rosa