marrom

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from French marron.[1][2]

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Hyphenation: mar‧rom

Adjective[edit]

marrom m or f (plural marrons)

  1. brown
    Synonym: castanho

Usage notes[edit]

In Portugal, castanho is extremely more common. In Brazil, referring to eye and hair-colour, castanho is usually used instead of marrom; in other cases, castanho is a shade of marrom: chestnut.

Noun[edit]

marrom m (plural marrons)

  1. brown
    Synonym: castanho

Related terms[edit]

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

References[edit]

  1. ^ marrom” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2022.
  2. ^ marrom” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.