negre

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See also: négre and nègre

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Catalan negre, from Latin nigrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

negre (feminine negra, masculine and feminine plural negres)

  1. black (absorbing all light and reflecting none)
  2. black (of or relating to any of various ethnic groups having dark pigmentation of the skin)

Derived terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

negre m (plural negres)

  1. black (color perceived in the absence of light)

Noun[edit]

negre m (plural negres, feminine negra)

  1. black person
  2. ghostwriter

See also[edit]

Colors in Catalan · colors (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      negre
             roig, vermell; carmesí              taronja; marró              groc; crema
             verd llima              verd             
             cian; xarxet              atzur              blau
             violat; indi              magenta; lila, porpra              rosa

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Interlingua[edit]

Adjective[edit]

negre (comparative plus negre, superlative le plus negre)

  1. black (completely dark, absorbing all light)
  2. black (having a dark skin tone, mainly associated with African descent)

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Middle French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish negro, from Latin nigrum, the accusative form of niger (black).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

negre

  1. person of African descent [from 16th c.]

Descendants[edit]

  • French: nègre

Further reading[edit]


Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Noun[edit]

negre m

  1. indefinite plural of neger

Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan negre, from Latin nigrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

negre m (feminine singular negra, masculine plural negres, feminine plural negras)

  1. black

Derived terms[edit]


Old Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin niger. Cf. Old French noir, neir.

Adjective[edit]

negre

  1. black

Descendants[edit]


Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

negre n (plural negres, masculine negro, masculine plural negros, feminine negra, feminine plural negras)

  1. (gender-neutral, neologism) gender-neutral singular of negro

Adjective[edit]

negre m or f (plural negres)

  1. (gender-neutral, neologism) gender-neutral singular of negro
    • 2020 November 30, Hiana Santos; Koda Gabriel, Negres - Uma Antologia Preta [Negres - A Black Anthology]‎[1], Burn Books:
      Nossa cultura naturalizou que os corpos negres sejam somente sofredores que morrem no final ou que só conseguem ser minimamente bem-sucedidos quando ajudados por um branco.
      Our culture naturalized that our black bodies are only sufferers who die in the end or who can only be minimally successful when helped by a white person.

Romanian[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

negre

  1. feminine plural of negru