roxo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. reddish-brown, golden (colour)
    • 1326, M. Lucas Alvarez & M. J. Justo Martín (eds.), Fontes documentais da Universidade de Santiago de Compostela. Pergameos da serie Bens do Arquivo Histórico Universitario (Anos 1237-1537). Santiago: Consello da Cultura Galega, page 64:
      Et vendemusuos o dito casal et herdade con pobrança de çinquo armentios, conuen a saber: huun boy ruuyo et outro boy amarello ruuyo, et huna vaca laura roxa et outra ruuya ruuyalua roxa, et outra sua filia de tal collor
      We sell you the aforementioned farm and property populated by five heads of cattle, which are: a reddish ox and another yellow reddish ox, and a dark red cow and another one reddish red, and her daughter of the same color
    Synonym: rubio
  2. very hot

Noun[edit]

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

  1. red haired person

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

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

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/
  • (file)

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,
cinzento
     preto
             vermelho,
encarnado ; carmim
             laranja,
cor-de-laranja ; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo ; creme
             verde-limão              verde             
             ciano ; azul-petróleo              azul céu              azul
             violeta ; índigo,
anil
             magenta ; roxo              rosa,
cor-de-rosa