castaño

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See also: castano

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin castaneus.

Adjective[edit]

castaño m (feminine singular castaña, masculine plural castaños, feminine plural castañas)

  1. chestnut brown

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Colors in Galician · cores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro      castaño, marrón
             rosa              vermello, ?              laranxa              amarelo, ?
             ?              verde              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              ciano, ?
             ?              azul              ?, ?              ?, púrpura

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably from Latin castaneus, or a back-formation from castaña. Compare Portuguese castanho. Compare also Vulgar Latin *cassanus, from Celtic, and French chêne.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

castaño (feminine singular castaña, masculine plural castaños, feminine plural castañas)

  1. brown (chestnut colored)

Noun[edit]

castaño m (plural castaños)

  1. chestnut (tree)

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