indigo

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See also: Indigo, índigo, indigó, and indīgo

English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

16th century (as indico, modern spelling from the 17th century), Spanish índigo, Portuguese endego (modern índigo), or Dutch (via Portuguese) indigo, all from Latin indicum (indigo), from Ancient Greek Ἰνδικὸν (Indikòn, Indian dye), from Ἰνδία (Indía).[1]

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Noun[edit]

indigo (countable and uncountable, plural indigos or indigoes)

  1. A purplish-blue colour
    indigo colour:  
    web indigo colour:  
    • 1907, Harold Edward Bindloss, chapter 6, in The Dust of Conflict[1]:
      The night was considerably clearer than anybody on board her desired when the schooner Ventura headed for the land. It rose in places, black and sharp against the velvety indigo, over her dipping bow, though most of the low littoral was wrapped in obscurity.
  2. An indigo-colored dye obtained from certain plants (the indigo plant or woad), or a similar synthetic dye.
  3. An indigo plant, such as from species in genera Indigofera, Amorpha (false indigo), Baptisia (wild indigo), and Psorothamnus and Dalea (indigo bush).

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Adjective[edit]

indigo (comparative more indigo, superlative most indigo)

  1. having a deep purplish-blue colour

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See also[edit]

Colors in English · colors, colours (layout · text)
     white      gray, grey      black
             red ; crimson              orange ; brown              yellow ; cream
             lime              green              mint
             cyan ; teal              azure, sky blue              blue
             violet ; indigo              magenta ; purple              pink

References[edit]

  1. ^ indigo” in Douglas Harper, Online Etymology Dictionary, 2001–2018.

Dutch[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

indigo n (plural indigo's)

  1. The colour indigo.

Adjective[edit]

indigo (invariable, comparative meer indigo, superlative meest indigo)

  1. indigo-coloured.

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of indigo
uninflected indigo
inflected indigo
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial indigo
indefinite m./f. sing. indigo
n. sing. indigo
plural indigo
definite indigo
partitive indigo's

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Colors in Dutch · kleuren (layout · text)
     wit      grijs      zwart
             rood ; karmijnrood              oranje ; bruin              geel ; roomwit
             groengeel/limoengroen              groen             
             blauwgroen/cyaan ; groenblauw/petrolblauw              azuurblauw              blauw
             violet ; indigo              magenta ; paars              roze

Finnish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈindiɡo/, [ˈindiɡo̞]
  • Hyphenation: in‧di‧go

Noun[edit]

indigo

  1. indigo (color)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of indigo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative indigo indigot
genitive indigon indigojen
indigoiden
indigoitten
partitive indigoa indigoja
indigoita
illative indigoon indigoihin
singular plural
nominative indigo indigot
accusative nom. indigo indigot
gen. indigon
genitive indigon indigojen
indigoiden
indigoitten
partitive indigoa indigoja
indigoita
inessive indigossa indigoissa
elative indigosta indigoista
illative indigoon indigoihin
adessive indigolla indigoilla
ablative indigolta indigoilta
allative indigolle indigoille
essive indigona indigoina
translative indigoksi indigoiksi
instructive indigoin
abessive indigotta indigoitta
comitative indigoineen

Adjective[edit]

indigo (comparative indigompi, superlative indigoin)

  1. indigo (being of that color)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of indigo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative indigo indigot
genitive indigon indigojen
indigoiden
indigoitten
partitive indigoa indigoja
indigoita
illative indigoon indigoihin
singular plural
nominative indigo indigot
accusative nom. indigo indigot
gen. indigon
genitive indigon indigojen
indigoiden
indigoitten
partitive indigoa indigoja
indigoita
inessive indigossa indigoissa
elative indigosta indigoista
illative indigoon indigoihin
adessive indigolla indigoilla
ablative indigolta indigoilta
allative indigolle indigoille
essive indigona indigoina
translative indigoksi indigoiksi
instructive indigoin
abessive indigotta indigoitta
comitative indigoine

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

indigo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of indigere