púrpura

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

AdjectiveEdit

púrpura m sg (feminine singular púrpura, neuter singular púrpura, masculine plural púrpures, feminine plural púrpures)

  1. purple

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra). Doublet of porpra.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

púrpura (masculine and feminine plural púrpures)

  1. purple

NounEdit

púrpura f (uncountable)

  1. purple

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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

NounEdit

púrpura f (plural púrpuras)

  1. purple (colour)

See alsoEdit

Colors in Galician · cores (layout · text)
     branco      gris      negro
             vermello; carmín              laranxa; castaño, marrón              amarelo; crema
             verde lima              verde              menta; verde escuro
             ciano; azul verdoso              cerúleo              azul
             violeta; anil              maxenta; púrpura              rosa

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra).

PronunciationEdit

 

NounEdit

púrpura f (plural púrpuras)

  1. a colour between purple and red
  2. (medicine) purpura (marks on the skin due to subdermal bleeding)
  3. Tyrian purple (a purple dye extracted from certain sea molluscs)
    1. any mollusc that produces Tyrian purple
    2. red fabric, dyed with Tyrian purple (a symbol of royal or ecclesiastic power)
      1. (metonymically) royal or ecclesiastic power

AdjectiveEdit

púrpura (invariable)

  1. of a colour between purple and red

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Learned borrowing from Latin purpura, from Ancient Greek πορφύρα (porphúra). Cf. the inherited Old Spanish forms pórpola (purple cloth), pórpora[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpuɾpuɾa/, [ˈpuɾ.pu.ɾa]

AdjectiveEdit

púrpura (plural púrpuras)

  1. (heraldry) purpure
  2. (anglicism) purple

NounEdit

púrpura f (plural púrpuras)

  1. purple (colour)
    Synonym: morado
  2. (in a poetic sense) blood
  3. Tyrian purple
  4. (mollusk) purple dye murex (Murex brandaris)
    Synonyms: cañadilla, cañaílla
  5. (pathology) purpura, thrombotic thrombocytopenic purpura

See alsoEdit

Colors in Spanish · colores (layout · text)
     blanco      gris      negro
             rojo; carmín, carmesí              naranja, anaranjado; marrón              amarillo; crema
             lima              verde              menta
             cian, turquesa; azul-petróleo              celeste, cerúleo              azul
             violeta; añil, índigo              magenta; morado, púrpura              rosa

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