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Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cĩisa, from Vulgar Latin root *cinisia, from Latin cinis.

NounEdit

cinza f (plural cinzas)

  1. ash, ashes
  2. cremated remains

PortugueseEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cĩisa (ashes), from a Vulgar Latin root *cinisia (ashes (cold or warm)), from Latin cinis (cold ashes), from Proto-Indo-European *ken- (dust, ashes).

Cognate with Galician cinza, Spanish ceniza and Romanian cenușă.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cinza (plural cinzas, comparable)

  1. grey

NounEdit

cinza m (plural cinzas)

  1. ash, ashes
  2. grey (colour)

Derived termsEdit

See alsoEdit

Colors in Portuguese · cores (layout · text)
     branco      cinza,
cinzento
     preto
             vermelho,
encarnado; carmim
             laranja,
cor-de-laranja; castanho,
marrom
             amarelo; creme
             verde-limão              verde             
             ciano; azul-petróleo              azul céu,
azul-celeste
             azul
             violeta; índigo,
anil
             magenta; roxo              rosa,
cor-de-rosa