colorar

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See also: cołorar

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin colorō, colorāre. Compare the inherited doublet corar.

Verb[edit]

colorar (first-person singular present indicative coloro, past participle colorado)

  1. to color/colour
    Synonym: colorir

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Probably derived from the noun color[1], or possibly from Latin colorāre, present active infinitive of colorō, but in this form probably taken as a semi-learned term. Cf. the inherited corlar (apply a varnish to something to make it appear golden)[2]. Compare also Portuguese corar.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /koloˈɾaɾ/, [ko.loˈɾaɾ]

Verb[edit]

colorar (first-person singular present coloro, first-person singular preterite coloré, past participle colorado)

  1. to dye, tint
  2. (dated) to color
    Synonym: colorear

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1983–1991) Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico (in Spanish), Madrid: Gredos, →ISBN
  2. ^ corladura” in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014.