PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French carmin (carmine).

PronunciationEdit

 

    • (Northeast Brazil) IPA(key): /kaɦ.ˈmĩʲ/

NounEdit

carmim m (plural carmins)

  1. carmine (purplish-red pigment made from cochineals)
    Synonym: cochonilha
  2. (uncountable) carmine (purplish-red colour, resembling that pigment)
    Synonym: carmesim
  3. cochineal (Dactylopius coccus, an insect)
    Synonyms: cochonilha, cochonilha-do-carmim

AdjectiveEdit

carmim (plural carmins, comparable)

  1. carmine (of the purplish red colour shade carmine)
    Synonyms: carmesim, carminado, carmíneo

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