orlegi

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Basque[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Coined by Basque nationalist, writer and politician Sabino Arana, modeled on beilegi (yellow), from orri (leaf).

Pronunciation[edit]

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  • IPA(key): /orleɡi/, [o̞r.le̞.ɣ̞i]

Adjective[edit]

orlegi (comparative orlegiago, superlative orlegien, excessive orlegiegi)

  1. green
    Synonym: berde

Declension[edit]

Noun[edit]

orlegi inan

  1. green color
    Synonym: berde

Declension[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • "orlegi" in Euskaltzaindiaren Hiztegia [Dictionary of the Basque Academy], euskaltzaindia.eus
  • orlegi” in Orotariko Euskal Hiztegia [General Basque Dictionary], euskaltzaindia.eus