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See also: Azzurro and azzurrò

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EtymologyEdit

From Persian لاجورد(lâjvard, azure), via Arabic لَازَوَرْد(lāzaward, azure), ultimately stemming from Sanskrit Sanskrit राजावर्त (rājāvarta, lapis lazuli). Cognate with English azure, French azur, and Portuguese/Spanish azul.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /adˈd͡zur.ro/
  • Stress: ażżùrro
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: az‧zùr‧ro

AdjectiveEdit

azzurro (feminine singular azzurra, masculine plural azzurri, feminine plural azzurre)

  1. light blue, azure, sky blue (especially the light blue colour of the sky)
    Hyponym: ciano (cyan)
    Synonym: celeste (azure, sky blue)
  2. (idiomatic, sports) in or of an Italian national team (athlete, player, etc.)

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NounEdit

azzurro m (uncountable)

  1. the light blue colour of the sky
  2. (heraldry) azure

NounEdit

azzurro m (plural azzurri, feminine azzurra)

  1. (idiomatic, sports) a member of the Italian national team

VerbEdit

azzurro

  1. first-person singular present indicative of azzurrare

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See alsoEdit

Colors in Italian · colori (layout · text)
     bianco      grigio      nero
             rosso ; cremisi              arancione ; marrone              giallo ; crema
             verde chiaro; limetta              verde              verde acqua, acquamarina; verde menta; verde menta scuro
             ciano, azzurro, celeste ; blu petrolio, foglia di tè              azzurro; celeste; celeste scuro              blu
             violetto ; indaco              magenta ; viola              rosa; fucsia; porpora