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Middle FrenchEdit

NounEdit

escarlate f (plural escarlates)

  1. a sort of fine, expensive cloth

DescendantsEdit

  • French: écarlate

Old FrenchEdit

NounEdit

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

  1. a sort of fine, expensive cloth

DescendantsEdit


PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old French escarlate (scarlet cloth), from Medieval Latin scarlatum (scarlet cloth), via Persian سقرلاط(saqirlāt, a warm woollen cloth), a variant of سقلاط(siqillāt, scarlet cloth), from Byzantine Greek σιγιλλᾶτος (sigillâtos), ultimately from Latin (textum) sigillātum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /iʃ.kɐɾ.ˈla.tɨ/
  • Hyphenation: es‧car‧la‧te

AdjectiveEdit

escarlate m or f (plural escarlates, comparable)

  1. scarlet (colour)

NounEdit

escarlate m (plural escarlates)

  1. scarlet (colour)