blanco

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Spanish (from the colour of their strip).

Noun[edit]

blanco m (plural blancos)

  1. (soccer) A Real Madrid football player (in plural - the team)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Ultimately from Proto-Germanic *blankaz (white, bright, blinding), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to shine), through a Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus. Found as early as the Cantar de Mio Cid[1]. Compare Old High German blanch (shining, bright, white) (German blank), Old English blanc (white, grey), blanca (white steed), Dutch blank.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈblanko/, [ˈblãŋko]
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Adjective[edit]

blanco (feminine singular blanca, masculine plural blancos, feminine plural blancas)

  1. white
    Synonyms: albo
  2. (heraldry) argent

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

blanco m (plural blancos)

  1. white
  2. target

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

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

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