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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish azulejo.

Noun

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azulejo (plural azulejos)

  1. A painted tin-glazed ceramic tile of a kind found in Spain and Portugal, often arranged to form geometric patterns.

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French

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Etymology

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Borrowed from Spanish azulejo.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /a.zu.le.ʒo/
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Noun

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azulejo m (plural azulejos)

  1. blue tile (used on walls)
    • 2019 March 28, Pierre Hemme, “En version luxe ou vegan, le kebab risque de perdre son âme”, in Le Monde[1]:
      Mignonne petite terrasse, azulejos décorant les murs, veau de lait et pain maison à base de farines bio : le cadre et la philosophie de Grillé pourraient le faire passer pour une adresse bistronomique chic de la capitale.
      A cute little balcony, blue tiles decorating the walls, suckling veal and homemade bread made from organic flour: the surroundings and the philosophy of Grillé could make it seem like a chic casual restaurant in the capital.

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Portuguese

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azulejos

Etymology 1

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Borrowed from Spanish azulejo, from Arabic اَلزُّلَيْج (az-zulayj, polished stone), formed as a diminutive of زُلُج (zuluj, smooth rocks).

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  • Rhymes: -eʒu
  • Hyphenation: a‧zu‧le‧jo

Noun

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azulejo m (plural azulejos)

  1. tile
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Etymology 2

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Verb

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azulejo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of azulejar

Spanish

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A 16th-century Spanish azulejo tile

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): (Spain) /aθuˈlexo/ [a.θuˈle.xo]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /asuˈlexo/ [a.suˈle.xo]
  • Rhymes: -exo
  • Syllabification: a‧zu‧le‧jo

Etymology 1

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From azul +‎ -ejo.

Adjective

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azulejo (feminine azuleja, masculine plural azulejos, feminine plural azulejas)

  1. blue colored
    Synonym: azulado

Etymology 2

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From Andalusian Arabic اَلزُّلَيْجَة (az-zuléyja), from Arabic اَلزُّلَيْج (az-zulayj, polished stone), formed as a diminutive of زُلُج (zuluj, smooth rocks).

Noun

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azulejo m (plural azulejos)

  1. tile (of a wall or floor)
    Synonym: baldosa
  2. indigo bunting, Passerina cyanea
  3. cornflower, Centaurea cyanus
    Synonym: aciano
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Descendants
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  • English: azulejo
  • French: azulejo
  • Portuguese: azulejo

Etymology 3

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See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

Verb

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azulejo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of azulejar

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