amarelo

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Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. yellow (colour)

See also[edit]

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

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      castanno
             rosa              vermello                           amarelo
                          verde                          
                          azur                           cardẽo

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      preto      castanho,
marrom
             rosa,
cor-de-rosa
             vermelho ; carmim              laranja,
cor-de-laranja
             amarelo ; creme
             verde-limão              verde                           ciano ; azul-petróleo
             azul céu              azul              violeta ; índigo,
anil
             magenta ; roxo