bianco

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Istriot[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus (compare Italian bianco, Dalmatian blank, French blanc, Spanish blanco, Portuguese branco), from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ‎(bright, shining, blinding, white), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ‎(to shine).

Adjective[edit]

bianco

  1. white
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 128:
      Caro, cun quil visito bianco e russo.
      Dear, with that little white and red face.

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus (compare French blanc, Spanish blanco, Portuguese branco), from Proto-Germanic *blankaz ‎(bright, shining, blinding, white), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- ‎(to shine). Akin to Old High German blanch ‎(bright, white) (German blank ‎(blank, white)), Old Norse blankr ‎(white) (Danish blank ‎(bright, shiny)), Dutch blank ‎(white, shining). More at blink, blind.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbjanko/, [ˈbjaŋ.ko]
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Adjective[edit]

bianco m ‎(feminine singular bianca, masculine plural bianchi, feminine plural bianche)

  1. white

Noun[edit]

bianco m ‎(plural bianchi)

  1. white
  2. (feminine bianca) white man
  3. linen

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