See also: Indigo, índigo, indigó, and indīgo

English edit

 
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Etymology edit

16th century (as indico, modern spelling from the 17th century), Spanish índigo, Portuguese endego (modern índigo), or Dutch (via Portuguese) indigo, all from Latin indicum (indigo), from Ancient Greek ἰνδικόν (indikón, Indian dye), from Ἰνδία (Indía).[1] Doublet of Indic.

Pronunciation edit

  • (UK) enPR: ĭn'dĭgō, IPA(key): /ˈɪn.dɪˌɡəʊ/
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  • (US) enPR: ĭn'dĭgō, IPA(key): /ˈɪndɪˌɡoʊ/

Noun edit

indigo (countable and uncountable, plural indigos or indigoes)

  1. A purplish-blue colour.
    indigo:  
    web indigo:  
    • 1907, Harold Edward Bindloss, chapter 6, in The Dust of Conflict[1]:
      The night was considerably clearer than anybody on board her desired when the schooner Ventura headed for the land. It rose in places, black and sharp against the velvety indigo, over her dipping bow, though most of the low littoral was wrapped in obscurity.
  2. An indigo-colored dye obtained from certain plants (the indigo plant or woad), or a similar synthetic dye.
  3. An indigo plant, such as from species in genera Indigofera, Amorpha (false indigo), Baptisia (wild indigo), and Psorothamnus and Dalea (indigo bush).

Derived terms edit

Related terms edit

Translations edit

Adjective edit

indigo (comparative more indigo, superlative most indigo)

  1. having a deep purplish-blue colour

Translations edit

See also edit

Colors in English · colors, colours (layout · text)
     white      gray, grey, silver      black
             red; crimson              orange; brown              yellow; cream
             lime green              green              mint green; dark green
             cyan; teal              azure, sky blue              blue
             violet; indigo              magenta; purple              pink

References edit

  1. ^ Douglas Harper (2001–2024), “indigo”, in Online Etymology Dictionary.

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Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

indigo n (plural indigo's)

  1. The colour indigo.

Adjective edit

indigo (invariable, comparative meer indigo, superlative meest indigo)

  1. indigo-coloured.

Inflection edit

Inflection of indigo
uninflected indigo
inflected indigo
comparative
positive
predicative/adverbial indigo
indefinite m./f. sing. indigo
n. sing. indigo
plural indigo
definite indigo
partitive indigo's

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Colors in Dutch · kleuren (layout · text)
     wit      grijs      zwart
             rood; karmijnrood              oranje; bruin              geel; roomwit
             groengeel/limoengroen              groen             
             blauwgroen/cyaan; groenblauw/petrolblauw              azuurblauw              blauw
             violet; indigo              magenta; paars              roze

Esperanto edit

Etymology edit

Derived from Latin indicum (indigo), from Ancient Greek ἰνδικόν (indikón, Indian dye).

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): [inˈdiɡo]
  • Rhymes: -iɡo
  • Hyphenation: in‧di‧go

Noun edit

indigo (accusative singular indigon, plural indigoj, accusative plural indigojn)

  1. indigo ("colour")

Derived terms edit

Finnish edit

Etymology edit

From Swedish indigo, from Spanish índigo.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈindiɡo/, [ˈindiɡo̞]
  • Rhymes: -indiɡo
  • Syllabification(key): in‧di‧go

Noun edit

indigo

  1. indigo (color)
  2. indigo (plant of the genus Indigofera)

Declension edit

Inflection of indigo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative indigo indigot
genitive indigon indigojen
indigoiden
indigoitten
partitive indigoa indigoja
indigoita
illative indigoon indigoihin
singular plural
nominative indigo indigot
accusative nom. indigo indigot
gen. indigon
genitive indigon indigojen
indigoiden
indigoitten
partitive indigoa indigoja
indigoita
inessive indigossa indigoissa
elative indigosta indigoista
illative indigoon indigoihin
adessive indigolla indigoilla
ablative indigolta indigoilta
allative indigolle indigoille
essive indigona indigoina
translative indigoksi indigoiksi
abessive indigotta indigoitta
instructive indigoin
comitative See the possessive forms below.
Possessive forms of indigo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative indigoni indigoni
accusative nom. indigoni indigoni
gen. indigoni
genitive indigoni indigojeni
indigoideni
indigoitteni
partitive indigoani indigojani
indigoitani
inessive indigossani indigoissani
elative indigostani indigoistani
illative indigooni indigoihini
adessive indigollani indigoillani
ablative indigoltani indigoiltani
allative indigolleni indigoilleni
essive indigonani indigoinani
translative indigokseni indigoikseni
abessive indigottani indigoittani
instructive
comitative indigoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative indigosi indigosi
accusative nom. indigosi indigosi
gen. indigosi
genitive indigosi indigojesi
indigoidesi
indigoittesi
partitive indigoasi indigojasi
indigoitasi
inessive indigossasi indigoissasi
elative indigostasi indigoistasi
illative indigoosi indigoihisi
adessive indigollasi indigoillasi
ablative indigoltasi indigoiltasi
allative indigollesi indigoillesi
essive indigonasi indigoinasi
translative indigoksesi indigoiksesi
abessive indigottasi indigoittasi
instructive
comitative indigoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative indigomme indigomme
accusative nom. indigomme indigomme
gen. indigomme
genitive indigomme indigojemme
indigoidemme
indigoittemme
partitive indigoamme indigojamme
indigoitamme
inessive indigossamme indigoissamme
elative indigostamme indigoistamme
illative indigoomme indigoihimme
adessive indigollamme indigoillamme
ablative indigoltamme indigoiltamme
allative indigollemme indigoillemme
essive indigonamme indigoinamme
translative indigoksemme indigoiksemme
abessive indigottamme indigoittamme
instructive
comitative indigoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative indigonne indigonne
accusative nom. indigonne indigonne
gen. indigonne
genitive indigonne indigojenne
indigoidenne
indigoittenne
partitive indigoanne indigojanne
indigoitanne
inessive indigossanne indigoissanne
elative indigostanne indigoistanne
illative indigoonne indigoihinne
adessive indigollanne indigoillanne
ablative indigoltanne indigoiltanne
allative indigollenne indigoillenne
essive indigonanne indigoinanne
translative indigoksenne indigoiksenne
abessive indigottanne indigoittanne
instructive
comitative indigoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative indigonsa indigonsa
accusative nom. indigonsa indigonsa
gen. indigonsa
genitive indigonsa indigojensa
indigoidensa
indigoittensa
partitive indigoaan
indigoansa
indigojaan
indigoitaan
indigojansa
indigoitansa
inessive indigossaan
indigossansa
indigoissaan
indigoissansa
elative indigostaan
indigostansa
indigoistaan
indigoistansa
illative indigoonsa indigoihinsa
adessive indigollaan
indigollansa
indigoillaan
indigoillansa
ablative indigoltaan
indigoltansa
indigoiltaan
indigoiltansa
allative indigolleen
indigollensa
indigoilleen
indigoillensa
essive indigonaan
indigonansa
indigoinaan
indigoinansa
translative indigokseen
indigoksensa
indigoikseen
indigoiksensa
abessive indigottaan
indigottansa
indigoittaan
indigoittansa
instructive
comitative indigoineen
indigoinensa

Hyponyms edit

Adjective edit

indigo (comparative indigompi, superlative indigoin)

  1. indigo (being of that color)

Declension edit

Inflection of indigo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
nominative indigo indigot
genitive indigon indigojen
indigoiden
indigoitten
partitive indigoa indigoja
indigoita
illative indigoon indigoihin
singular plural
nominative indigo indigot
accusative nom. indigo indigot
gen. indigon
genitive indigon indigojen
indigoiden
indigoitten
partitive indigoa indigoja
indigoita
inessive indigossa indigoissa
elative indigosta indigoista
illative indigoon indigoihin
adessive indigolla indigoilla
ablative indigolta indigoilta
allative indigolle indigoille
essive indigona indigoina
translative indigoksi indigoiksi
abessive indigotta indigoitta
instructive indigoin
comitative indigoine
Possessive forms of indigo (Kotus type 2/palvelu, no gradation)
Rare. Only used with substantive adjectives.
first-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative indigoni indigoni
accusative nom. indigoni indigoni
gen. indigoni
genitive indigoni indigojeni
indigoideni
indigoitteni
partitive indigoani indigojani
indigoitani
inessive indigossani indigoissani
elative indigostani indigoistani
illative indigooni indigoihini
adessive indigollani indigoillani
ablative indigoltani indigoiltani
allative indigolleni indigoilleni
essive indigonani indigoinani
translative indigokseni indigoikseni
abessive indigottani indigoittani
instructive
comitative indigoineni
second-person singular possessor
singular plural
nominative indigosi indigosi
accusative nom. indigosi indigosi
gen. indigosi
genitive indigosi indigojesi
indigoidesi
indigoittesi
partitive indigoasi indigojasi
indigoitasi
inessive indigossasi indigoissasi
elative indigostasi indigoistasi
illative indigoosi indigoihisi
adessive indigollasi indigoillasi
ablative indigoltasi indigoiltasi
allative indigollesi indigoillesi
essive indigonasi indigoinasi
translative indigoksesi indigoiksesi
abessive indigottasi indigoittasi
instructive
comitative indigoinesi
first-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative indigomme indigomme
accusative nom. indigomme indigomme
gen. indigomme
genitive indigomme indigojemme
indigoidemme
indigoittemme
partitive indigoamme indigojamme
indigoitamme
inessive indigossamme indigoissamme
elative indigostamme indigoistamme
illative indigoomme indigoihimme
adessive indigollamme indigoillamme
ablative indigoltamme indigoiltamme
allative indigollemme indigoillemme
essive indigonamme indigoinamme
translative indigoksemme indigoiksemme
abessive indigottamme indigoittamme
instructive
comitative indigoinemme
second-person plural possessor
singular plural
nominative indigonne indigonne
accusative nom. indigonne indigonne
gen. indigonne
genitive indigonne indigojenne
indigoidenne
indigoittenne
partitive indigoanne indigojanne
indigoitanne
inessive indigossanne indigoissanne
elative indigostanne indigoistanne
illative indigoonne indigoihinne
adessive indigollanne indigoillanne
ablative indigoltanne indigoiltanne
allative indigollenne indigoillenne
essive indigonanne indigoinanne
translative indigoksenne indigoiksenne
abessive indigottanne indigoittanne
instructive
comitative indigoinenne
third-person possessor
singular plural
nominative indigonsa indigonsa
accusative nom. indigonsa indigonsa
gen. indigonsa
genitive indigonsa indigojensa
indigoidensa
indigoittensa
partitive indigoaan
indigoansa
indigojaan
indigoitaan
indigojansa
indigoitansa
inessive indigossaan
indigossansa
indigoissaan
indigoissansa
elative indigostaan
indigostansa
indigoistaan
indigoistansa
illative indigoonsa indigoihinsa
adessive indigollaan
indigollansa
indigoillaan
indigoillansa
ablative indigoltaan
indigoltansa
indigoiltaan
indigoiltansa
allative indigolleen
indigollensa
indigoilleen
indigoillensa
essive indigonaan
indigonansa
indigoinaan
indigoinansa
translative indigokseen
indigoksensa
indigoikseen
indigoiksensa
abessive indigottaan
indigottansa
indigoittaan
indigoittansa
instructive
comitative indigoineen
indigoinensa

Further reading edit

French edit

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

indigo m (plural indigos)

  1. indigo (color)

Adjective edit

indigo m (masculine only, masculine plural indigos)

  1. indigo (being of that color)

See also edit

Colors in French · couleurs (layout · text)
     blanc      gris      noir
             rouge; cramoisi, carmin              orange; brun, marron              jaune; crème
             lime              vert              menthe
             cyan, turquoise; bleu canard              azur, bleu ciel              bleu
             violet, lilas; indigo              magenta; pourpre              rose

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Verb edit

indigo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of indigere

Anagrams edit

Romanian edit

Etymology edit

Borrowed from French indigo.

Noun edit

indigo n (plural indigouri)

  1. indigo

Declension edit

Adjective edit

indigo m or f or n (indeclinable)

  1. indigo

Declension edit

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Colors in Romanian · culori (layout · text)
     alb      gri      negru
             roșu; carmin              portocaliu; maro              galben; crem
                          verde              verde mentă
             cyan              bleu              albastru
             violet; indigo              mov; purpură              roz