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From Old Spanish amariello, from Late Latin amarellus, from Latin amarus (bitter, sour), probably connected to the yellowish colour of bile.


  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /amaˈɾiʝo/, [a.maˈɾi.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /amaˈɾiʎo/, [a.maˈɾi.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /amaˈɾiʃo/, [a.maˈɾi.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /amaˈɾiʒo/, [a.maˈɾi.ʒo]
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    amarillo (feminine amarilla, masculine plural amarillos, feminine plural amarillas)

    1. yellow or golden coloured
    2. (heraldry) or

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    amarillo m (plural amarillos)

    1. yellow
    2. (colloquial) whitey (a state or bout of sickness, especially induced by cannabis use)

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    Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
         blanco      gris      negro
                 rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
                 lima              verde              menta
                 cian, turquesa; azul-petróleo              celeste, cerúleo              azul
                 violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa


    • Cebuano: amarilyo
    • English: Amarillo
    • Tagalog: amarilyo

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