castanho

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castanho

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese castanno (brown), probably from Latin castaneus (pertaining to chestnuts). Doublet of castâneo.

Cognate with Galician castaño, Mirandese castanho, Asturian castañu, Spanish castaño and Catalan castany.

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: cas‧ta‧nho
  • Rhymes: -ɐɲu

AdjectiveEdit

castanho (feminine castanha, masculine plural castanhos, feminine plural castanhas)

  1. brown (having brown color)
    Gostava de ter um carro castanho.I would like to have a brown car.
    O telescópio observa anãs castanhas.The telescope observes brown dwarves.
    Synonym: marrom
  2. (of eyes and hair) brown (of any shade)
  3. chestnut (having a dark brown colour)

NounEdit

castanho m (uncountable)

  1. brown (color)
  2. chestnut (a dark brown colour)
  3. chestnut (wood of the chestnut tree)

Related termsEdit

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