azzurro

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See also: Azzurro and azzurrò

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Persian لاجورد (lâjvard, azure), via Arabic لَازَوَرْد (lāzaward, azure), ultimately stemming from Sanskrit राजावर्त (rājāvarta, lapis lazuli). Cognate with English azure, French azur, and Spanish azul.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /adˈd͡zur.ro/, [äd̪ˈd̪͡z̪ur̺r̺o]
  • azzurro
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: az‧zùr‧ro

Adjective[edit]

azzurro (feminine singular azzurra, masculine plural azzurri, feminine plural azzurre)

  1. blue (especially the light blue colour of the sky)
  2. In or of an Italian national team (athlete, player etc)

Synonyms[edit]

Noun[edit]

azzurro m

  1. the light blue colour of the sky
  2. (heraldry) azure

azzurro m (plural azzurri)

  1. A member of the Italian national football team

azzurro m (plural azzurri) (Feminine: azzurra)

  1. (sports) A member of an Italian national team.

Verb[edit]

azzurro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of azzurrare

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Italian · colori (layout · text)
     bianco      grigio      nero      marrone
             rosa              rosso, cremisi              arancione              giallo, crema
             limetta              verde              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              ciano, blu petrolio, foglia di tè
             azzurro              blu              violetto, indaco              magenta, viola