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      preto      castanho,
marrom
             rosa,
cor-de-rosa
             vermelho ; carmim              laranja,
cor-de-laranja
             amarelo ; creme
             verde-limão              verde                           ciano ; azul-petróleo
             azul céu              azul              violeta ; índigo,
anil
             magenta ; roxo