púrpura

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

Adjective[edit]

púrpura m sg (feminine singular púrpura, neuter singular púrpura, masculine plural púrpures, feminine plural púrpures)

  1. purple

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra). Doublet of porpra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

púrpura (masculine and feminine plural púrpures)

  1. purple

Noun[edit]

púrpura f (uncountable)

  1. purple

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

Noun[edit]

púrpura f (plural púrpuras)

  1. purple (colour)

See also[edit]

Colors in Galician · cores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro
             vermello; carmín              laranxa; castaño, marrón              amarelo; crema
             verde lima              verde              menta; verde escuro
             ciano; azul verdoso              cerúleo              azul
             violeta; anil              maxenta; púrpura              rosa

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

Noun[edit]

púrpura f (plural púrpuras)

  1. a colour between purple and red
  2. (medicine) purpura (marks on the skin due to subdermal bleeding)
  3. Tyrian purple (a purple dye extracted from certain sea molluscs)
    1. any mollusc that produces Tyrian purple
    2. red fabric, dyed with Tyrian purple (a symbol of royal or ecclesiastic power)
      1. (metonymically) royal or ecclesiastic power

Adjective[edit]

púrpura (plural púrpura, comparable)

  1. of a colour between purple and red

Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra). Cf. the inherited Old Spanish forms pórpola (purple cloth), pórpora[1].

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuɾpuɾa/, [ˈpuɾ.pu.ɾa]

Adjective[edit]

púrpura (plural púrpuras)

  1. (heraldry) purpure
  2. (anglicism) purple

Noun[edit]

púrpura f (plural púrpuras)

  1. purple (colour)
    Synonym: morado
  2. (in a poetic sense) blood
  3. Tyrian purple
  4. (mollusk) purple dye murex (Murex brandaris)
    Synonyms: cañadilla, cañaílla
  5. (pathology) purpura, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

See also[edit]

Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
             lima              verde              menta
             cian; azul-petróleo              azur              azul
             violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa

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