See also: Anıl and añil

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle French anil, Portuguese anil.

NounEdit

anil (plural anils)

  1. The indigo shrub; or the indigo dye obtained from the plant.
  2. (organic chemistry) Any imine in which the N-radical is a phenyl (or substituted phenyl) group.

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DescendantsEdit

  • Irish: anail

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Andalusian Arabic النِيل(an-nīl), from Arabic نِيل(nīl), from Persian نیل(nil, indigo), from Middle Persian, ultimately from Sanskrit नीला (nīlā, dark blue).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

anil m (uncountable)

  1. indigo (colour)
    Synonym: indigo

See alsoEdit

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-celeste
             azul
             violeta; índigo,
anil
             magenta; roxo              rosa,
cor-de-rosa