laranja

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Basque[edit]

laranja

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَارَنْج(nāranj), from Persian نارنگ(nārang), from Sanskrit नारङ्ग (nāraṅga, orange tree), itself of uncertain origin, possibly Dravidian.

Noun[edit]

laranja inan

  1. orange (fruit)
  2. orange (color)

Declension[edit]

Declension of laranja (inanimate, ending in -a)
indefinite singular plural
absolutive laranja laranja laranjak
ergative laranjak laranjak laranjek
dative laranjari laranjari laranjei
genitive laranjaren laranjaren laranjen
comitative laranjarekin laranjarekin laranjekin
causative laranjarengatik laranjarengatik laranjengatik
benefactive laranjarentzat laranjarentzat laranjentzat
instrumental laranjaz laranjaz laranjez
inessive laranjatan laranjan laranjetan
locative laranjatako laranjako laranjetako
allative laranjatara laranjara laranjetara
terminative laranjataraino laranjaraino laranjetaraino
directive laranjatarantz laranjarantz laranjetarantz
destinative laranjatarako laranjarako laranjetarako
ablative laranjatatik laranjatik laranjetatik
partitive laranjarik
prolative laranjatzat

Derived terms[edit]

Adjective[edit]

laranja (comparative laranjago, superlative laranjen, excessive laranjegi)

  1. having the colour of the fruit of an orange tree.

See also[edit]

Colors in Basque · koloreak (layout · text)
     zuri      gris      beltz
             gorri              laranja; marroi              hori
                          berde             
                          oztin              urdin
             ubel              more              arrosa

Portuguese[edit]

laranja

Etymology[edit]

From Arabic نَارَنْج(nāranj), from Persian نارنگ(nārang), from Sanskrit नारङ्ग (nāraṅga, orange tree), itself of uncertain origin, possibly Dravidian. Compare Spanish naranja and Catalan taronja.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: la‧ran‧ja

Adjective[edit]

laranja (plural laranja, comparable)

  1. orange (having orange as its color)

Noun[edit]

laranja f (plural laranjas)

  1. orange (fruit)
  2. orange (color)
    Synonym: cor de laranja

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

laranja m, f (plural laranjas)

  1. (colloquial, Brazil) a front man (one who knowingly allows himself or herself to be used for another's profit, especially in political schemes), a straw man

Descendants[edit]

  • Kadiwéu: lalaanja

See also[edit]

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