negrura

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Attested since the 14th century. From negro (black) +‎ -ura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

negrura f (plural negruras)

  1. blackness
    Synonym: negror
    • 1370, R. Lorenzo (ed.), Crónica troiana. A Coruña: Fundación Barrié, page 300:
      Mays sabede que Deus nõ fezo ẽno mũdo pez nẽ outra cousa que tã negra fosse cõmo era este rrey Perses et seu sobriño, nẽ que sse cõparar podesse aa sua negrura
      But you must know that God did nothing in the world, nor pitch nor other thing, as black as this king Perses and his nephew, nor that can compare to their blackness
  2. darkness; gloom
    Synonyms: escuridade, tebras

References[edit]

  • negrura” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • negrura” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • negrura” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • negrura” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • negrura” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

negrura f (plural negruras)

  1. blackness (the condition of being black in colour, or dark)
    Synonyms: negridão, negror

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From negro + -ura.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

negrura f (plural negruras)

  1. blackness
    Synonym: negror
    Antonym: blancura
  2. darkness
    Synonym: oscuridad

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