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See also: castano and Castaño

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese castanno, from Latin castaneus.

AdjectiveEdit

castaño m (feminine singular castaña, masculine plural castaños, feminine plural castañas)

  1. chestnut brown
    Synonyms: marrón, pardo

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Colors in Galician · cores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro
             vermello ; carmín              laranxa ; castaño, marrón              amarelo ; crema
             verde lima              verde              menta ; verde escuro
             ciano ; azul verdoso              cerúleo              azul
             violeta ; anil              maxenta ; púrpura              rosa

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably from Latin castaneus, or a back-formation from castaña. Compare Portuguese castanho. Compare also Vulgar Latin *cassanus, from Celtic, and French chêne.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

castaño (feminine singular castaña, masculine plural castaños, feminine plural castañas)

  1. brown (chestnut colored)

NounEdit

castaño m (plural castaños)

  1. chestnut (tree)

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