biancu

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Corsican[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Frankish *blank (bright), from Proto-Germanic *blankaz, from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleyǵ-- (to shine). Cognates include Italian bianco and Portuguese branco.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

biancu (feminine bianca, masculine plural bianchi, feminine plural bianche)

  1. white

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

biancu m (plural bianchi)

  1. white (color)
  2. white person
  3. blank, void

References[edit]

  • biancu” in INFCOR: Banca di dati di a lingua corsa

Sardinian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From earlier *blancu, from Late Vulgar Latin *bláncu, accusative case form of *blancus, influenced by Italian bianco.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /biˈan.ku/, [biˈaŋku]

Adjective[edit]

biancu (feminine singular bianca, masculine plural biancos, feminine plural biancas)

  1. white
    Synonym: albu

Noun[edit]

biancu m (uncountable)

  1. white (color)
    Synonym: albu

Sicilian[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus, of Germanic origin, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to shine). Compare Italian bianco.

Adjective[edit]

biancu (feminine singular bianca, masculine and feminine plural bianchi)

  1. white