branco

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See also: Branco and branĉo

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Abbreviation of brancardier.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

branco m (plural brancos)

  1. (military, colloquial) stretcher-bearer

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz (bright, shining, blinding, white), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

branco m (feminine singular branca, masculine plural brancos, feminine plural brancas)

  1. white (colour)

See also[edit]

Colors in Galician · cores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro
             vermello; carmín              laranxa; castaño, marrón              amarelo; crema
             verde lima              verde              menta; verde escuro
             ciano; azul verdoso              cerúleo              azul
             violeta; anil              maxenta; púrpura              rosa

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From branca.

Noun[edit]

branco m (plural branchi)

  1. flock (of sheep)
  2. pack (of wolves or dogs)
  3. gang (of people)

Mirandese[edit]

Adjective[edit]

branco (feminine branca, masculine plural brancos, feminine plural brancas)

  1. white

Old Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz (bright, shining, blinding, white), from Proto-Indo-European *bhleg- (to shine).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

branco m (plural brancos, feminine branca, feminine plural brancas)

  1. white

Descendants[edit]

  • Fala: blãcu
  • Galician: branco
  • Portuguese: branco

See also[edit]

Colors in Old Portuguese · coores, colores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro, preto
             vermello              castanno              amarelo
                          verde             
                                       azur
                          cardẽo              rosa

Portuguese[edit]

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branco

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese branco (white), from Late Latin, Vulgar Latin *blancus, from Proto-Germanic *blankaz (bright, shining, blinding, white), from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleg- (to shine).

Cognate with Galician branco, Spanish blanco, Catalan blanc, Occitan blanc, French blanc, Italian bianco and English blank.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

branco m (plural brancos)

  1. white (color)
    Synonym: alvo (poetic)
    1. (heraldry) argent
    2. white clothing
  2. (Brazil, informal) blackout (failure in recalling something)
    Me deu um branco na prova!
    I couldn’t remember anything during the test!
  3. (oenology) Short for vinho branco.

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

branco m (plural brancos, feminine branca, feminine plural brancas)

  1. a white person
    Synonyms: caucasiano (relatively uncommon), branquelo (derogatory)

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:branco.

Adjective[edit]

branco m (feminine singular branca, masculine plural brancos, feminine plural brancas, comparable)

  1. white in color
  2. (of a person) white; Caucasian
    Synonym: caucasiano (relatively uncommon)
  3. (of a person) pale; pallid
    Synonym: pálido
  4. white (lightest in color compared to similar objects)

Inflection[edit]

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:branco.

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

See also[edit]

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     branco      cinza,
cinzento
     preto
             vermelho,
encarnado; carmim
             laranja,
cor-de-laranja; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo; creme
             verde-limão              verde             
             ciano; azul-petróleo              azul céu,
azul-celeste
             azul
             violeta; índigo,
anil
             magenta; roxo              rosa,
cor-de-rosa