castanho

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castanho

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese castanno (brown), probably from Latin castaneus (pertaining to chestnuts).

Cognate with Galician castaño, Mirandese castanho, Asturian castañu, Spanish castaño and Catalan castany.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

castanho m (feminine singular castanha, masculine plural castanhos, feminine plural castanhas, comparable)

  1. chestnut (having a dark brown colour)
  2. (of eyes and hair) brown (of any shade)

Noun[edit]

castanho m (uncountable)

  1. chestnut (a dark brown colour)
  2. chestnut (wood of the chestnut tree)

Related terms[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