blanco

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French[edit]

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blanco m (plural blancos)

  1. correction fluid, whiteout, Tippex

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Interlingua[edit]

Noun[edit]

blanco (plural blancos)

  1. white person, usually a white man

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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). Cognate with English blank, Dutch blank, etc.

Pronunciation[edit]

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

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. white
    Synonym: albo (poetic)
    Antonym: negro
  2. (heraldry) argent

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Noun[edit]

blanco m (plural blancos)

  1. white
    Antonym: negro
  2. target

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See also[edit]

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

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