roxo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin russus or russeus.

Adjective[edit]

roxo m (feminine singular roxa, masculine plural roxos, feminine plural roxas)

  1. reddish-brown, golden (colour)

Portuguese[edit]

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roxo

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese roxo ‎(dark red), from Latin russeus ‎(dark red), from russus ‎(red), from Proto-Indo-European *h₁rewdʰ- ‎(red).

Cognate with Galician roxo ‎(reddish-brown), Spanish rojo ‎(red), Catalan ros ‎(blond), Occitan ros ‎(russet), French roux ‎(russet), Italian rosso ‎(red) and Romanian roșu ‎(red).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portuguese standard) IPA(key): /ˈʁoʃu/
  • (some Portuguese speakers) IPA(key): /ˈʀoʃu/
  • (Uruguay's Riverense Portuñol, Far Southern Brazil, few rural Portuguese) IPA(key): /ˈroʃu/
  • (Minas Gerais, Northern and Northeastern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈhoʃu/
  • (Caipira, Center-Western Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈhoʃʊ/
  • (Southern Brazil, paulistano) IPA(key): /ˈʁoʃʊ/
  • (Brazilian fluminense, capixaba, brasiliense) IPA(key): /ˈʁoʃu/

Adjective[edit]

roxo m ‎(feminine singular roxa, masculine plural roxos, feminine plural roxas, comparable)

  1. having purple as its color
  2. being bruised
  3. (figuratively) Overcome with envy.
    ele está roxo de inveja (in free translation, he is green with envy)

Noun[edit]

roxo m (plural roxos)

  1. purple (colour)

See also[edit]

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     vermelho      verde      amarelo      creme      branco
     carmim      magenta      azul-petróleo      lima      rosa,
cor-de-rosa
     índigo      azul      laranja,
cor-de-laranja
     cinza      violeta
     preto      roxo      castanho,
marrom
     azul céu      ciano