Middle French edit

Noun edit

escarlate f (plural escarlates)

  1. a sort of fine, expensive cloth

Descendants edit

  • French: écarlate

Old French edit

Etymology edit

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Noun edit

escarlate oblique singularf (oblique plural escarlates, nominative singular escarlate, nominative plural escarlates)

  1. a sort of fine, expensive cloth

Descendants edit

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From Old French escarlate (scarlet cloth), from Medieval Latin scarlatum (scarlet cloth), of uncertain origin, but possibly from Persian سقرلاط (saqerlât, a warm woollen cloth), a variant of سقلاط (seqellât, scarlet cloth), from Byzantine Greek σιγιλλᾶτος (sigillâtos), ultimately from Latin (textum) sigillātum; or, alternatively, from Germanic.

Pronunciation edit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /is.kaʁˈla.t͡ʃi/ [is.kaɦˈla.t͡ʃi], /es.kaʁˈla.t͡ʃi/ [es.kaɦˈla.t͡ʃi]

  • Hyphenation: es‧car‧la‧te

Adjective edit

escarlate m or f (plural escarlates)

  1. scarlet (colour)

Noun edit

escarlate m (plural escarlates)

  1. scarlet (colour)