azul-celeste

See also: azul celeste

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From azul (blue) +‎ celeste (celestial, heavenly).

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /aˌzuw.seˈlɛs.t͡ʃi/ [aˌzuʊ̯.seˈlɛs.t͡ʃi]
    • (Rio de Janeiro) IPA(key): /aˌzuw.seˈlɛʃ.t͡ʃi/ [aˌzuʊ̯.seˈlɛʃ.t͡ʃi]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /aˌzuw.seˈlɛs.te/ [aˌzuʊ̯.seˈlɛs.te]
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /ɐˌzul.sɨˈlɛʃ.t(ɨ)/ [ɐˌzuɫ.sɨˈlɛʃ.t(ɨ)]

AdjectiveEdit

azul-celeste m or f (plural (Portugal) azul-celestes or (Brazil) azul-celeste)[1]

  1. sky blue

Usage notesEdit

  • Note the difference in adjectival vs. nominal plural and in adjectival plural between Portugal and Brazil (per Priberam).

NounEdit

azul-celeste m (plural azuis-celestes)

  1. sky blue

See alsoEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ azul-celeste” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.