roxo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese roxo (dark red), from Latin russeus (dark red), from russus (red).

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. reddish-brown, golden (colour)

Portuguese[edit]

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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/
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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)
     branco      cinza      preto      castanho,
marrom
             rosa,
cor-de-rosa
             vermelho, carmim              laranja,
cor-de-laranja
             amarelo, creme
             verde-limão              verde              {{{mint green}}}, {{{dark green}}}              ciano, azul-petróleo
             azul céu              azul              violeta, índigo,
anil
             magenta, roxo