пурпур

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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Purpur, from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra); cognate with English purple.

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NounEdit

пу́рпур (púrpurm inan (genitive пу́рпура, nominative plural пу́рпуры, genitive plural пу́рпуров, related adjective пу́рпурный or пурпу́рный)

  1. (historical) Tyrian purple (dye or dyed cloth)
  2. crimson
    Пу́рпур и зо́лото зака́таPúrpur i zóloto zakátaThe crimson and gold of the sunset

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ReferencesEdit

  • Vasmer, Max (1964–1973) , “пурпур”, in Etimologičeskij slovarʹ russkovo jazyka [Etymological Dictionary of the Russian Language] (in Russian), translated from German and supplemented by Oleg Trubačóv, Moscow: Progress