roxo

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Asturian[edit]

Adjective[edit]

roxo

  1. neuter of roxu

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. redheaded

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • roxo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • roxo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • roxa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • 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]

 

  • (some Portuguese speakers) IPA(key): /ˈʀoʃu/
  • (Uruguay's Riverense Portuñol, Far South Brazil, few rural Portuguese) IPA(key): /ˈroʃu/
  • (Minas Gerais, Northern and Northeastern Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈhoʃu/
  • (Caipira, Center-Western Brazil) IPA(key): /ˈhoʃʊ/
  • Hyphenation: xo
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

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

  1. having purple as its color
  2. being bruised
  3. (figuratively) overcome with envy; green
    está roxo de invejahe is green with envy

Noun[edit]

roxo m (plural roxos)

  1. purple (colour)

See also[edit]

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     branco, alvo, cândido      cinza, gris,
cinzento
     preto, negro, atro
             vermelho,
encarnado, rubro,
salmão; carmim
             laranja,
cor-de-laranja; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo, lúteo; creme,
ocre
             verde-limão              verde, verde claro             
             ciano,
turquesa; azul-petróleo
             azul céu,
azul-celeste
             azul,índigo,
anil
             violeta,
lilás
             magenta; roxo, púrpura              rosa,
cor-de-rosa, rosa-choque