escarlate

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Middle French[edit]

Noun[edit]

escarlate f (plural escarlates)

  1. a sort of fine, expensive cloth

Descendants[edit]

  • French: écarlate

Old French[edit]

Noun[edit]

escarlate f (oblique plural escarlates, nominative singular escarlate, nominative plural escarlates)

  1. a sort of fine, expensive cloth

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old French escarlate (scarlet cloth), from Medieval Latin scarlatum (scarlet cloth), via Persian سقرلاط(saqirlāt, a warm woollen cloth), a variant of سقلاط(siqillāt, scarlet cloth), from Byzantine Greek σιγιλλᾶτος (sigillâtos), ultimately from Latin (textum) sigillātum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /iʃ.kɐɾ.ˈla.tɨ/
  • Hyphenation: es‧car‧la‧te

Adjective[edit]

escarlate m or f (plural escarlates, comparable)

  1. scarlet (colour)

Noun[edit]

escarlate m (plural escarlates)

  1. scarlet (colour)