celeste

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French céleste (heavenly), from Latin caelestis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

celeste (plural celestes)

  1. (music) Alternative form of celesta, a musical instrument.
  2. (music) An organ stop, deliberately slightly out of tune to give an undulating sound.

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caelestis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

celeste m (plural celestes)

  1. celesta

Adjective[edit]

celeste (masculine and feminine plural celestes)

  1. celestial; heavenly

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caelestis.

Adjective[edit]

celeste m or f (plural celestes)

  1. celestial
  2. heavenly

Noun[edit]

celeste m or f (plural celestes)

  1. (soccer) A fan, player, or other person associated with Celta de Vigo, a football team from the Spanish town of Vigo

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caelestis / caeleste.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃeˈlɛs.te/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

celeste (plural celesti)

  1. celestial
  2. heavenly
  3. pale blue, sky blue

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

celeste m (plural celesti)

  1. pale blue, sky blue

See also[edit]

Colors in Italian · colori (layout · text)
     bianco      grigio      nero
             rosso; cremisi              arancione; marrone              giallo; crema
             verde chiaro; limetta              verde              verde acqua, acquamarina; verde menta; verde menta scuro
             ciano, azzurro, celeste; blu petrolio, foglia di tè              azzurro; celeste; celeste scuro              blu
             violetto; indaco              magenta; viola              rosa; fucsia; porpora

Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French celeste, borrowed from Latin caelestis.

Adjective[edit]

celeste m or f (plural celestes)

  1. celestial; heavenly

Descendants[edit]

  • French: céleste

Old French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caelestis.

Adjective[edit]

celeste m (oblique and nominative feminine singular celeste)

  1. celestial; heavenly

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese celeste, borrowed from Latin caelestis (celestial), from caelum (sky).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

celeste m or f (plural celestes, comparable)

  1. celestial (relating to the sky)
  2. (astronomy) celestial (relating to space)
    Synonyms: espacial, sideral, sidéreo, sidérico
  3. (religion) heavenly (relating to heaven)
    Synonym: celestial
  4. sky blue (of a pale blue colour, like that of the sky on a fine day)
    Synonyms: cerúleo, cérulo

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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

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin caelestis.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θeˈleste/, [θeˈles.t̪e]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /seˈleste/, [seˈles.t̪e]

Adjective[edit]

celeste (plural celestes)

  1. pale blue, sky blue
  2. heavenly

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

celeste m (plural celestes)

  1. pale blue, sky blue

Noun[edit]

celeste m or f (plural celestes)

  1. (soccer) a fan, player, or other person associated with Celta de Vigo, a football team from the Spanish town of Vigo
    Synonym: celtista

Related terms[edit]

See also[edit]

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