cinza

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Galician[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cĩisa, from Vulgar Latin root *cinisia, from Latin cinis.

Noun[edit]

cinza f (plural cinzas)

  1. Alternative form of cinsa

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Portuguese[edit]

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cinza

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cĩisa (ashes), from a Vulgar Latin root *cinisia (ashes (cold or warm)), from Latin cinis (cold ashes), from Proto-Indo-European *ken- (dust, ashes).

Cognate with Galician cinza, Spanish ceniza and Romanian cenușă.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cinza (plural cinzas, comparable)

  1. grey

Noun[edit]

cinza f (plural cinzas)

  1. ash, ashes

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

cinza m (plural cinzas)

  1. grey (colour)

See also[edit]

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     branco, alvo, cândido      cinza, gris,
cinzento
     preto, negro, atro
             vermelho,
salmão,
encarnado, rubro; carmim
             laranja,
cor-de-laranja; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo; creme,
ocre
             verde-limão              verde, verde claro              verde-água,
menta
             ciano,
turquesa; azul-petróleo
             azul céu,
azul-celeste
             azul
             violeta,
lilás; índigo,
anil
             magenta; roxo, púrpura              rosa,
cor-de-rosa,pink