indigo
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indigo(
ihn
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dih
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go
)
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (color)
a. el índigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
I like the red bikini, but I'd rather get it in indigo.Me gusta el bikini rojo, pero lo preferiría en índigo.
b. el añil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Do you have this shirt in indigo?¿Tienen esta camisa en añil?
2. (dark blue dye)
a. el índigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Jeans are traditionally dyed with indigo.Tradicionalmente, los vaqueros se tiñen con índigo.
b. el añil
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Indigo is mostly used to dye cotton yarn.El añil se usa principalmente para teñir hilados de algodón.
3. (botany)
a. el índigo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
Grandma grows some beautiful indigos in her garden.Abuela cultiva unos índigos hermosos en su jardín.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
4. (color)
a. índigo
The yarn was colored with a natural indigo dye.El hilado se coloreó con un tinte índigo natural.
b. añil
Magdalena's kitchen is indigo and yellow.La cocina de Magdalena es añil y amarillo.
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indigo [ˈɪndɪɡəʊ]
noun
indigos indigoes (colour) añil (m); índigo (m)
adjective
añil; índigo
modifier
indigo blue (n) azul (m) añil or índigo
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índigo
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índigo(
een
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dee
-
goh
)
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
1. (botany)
a. indigo
Mira las hermosas flores moradas de ese índigo.Look at the lovely purple flowers of that indigo.
2. (color)
a. indigo
Me encanta el índigo porque mi flor favorita es la iris.I love indigo because my favorite flower is the iris.
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
3. (color)
a. indigo
Los vaqueros tienen un color característico que procede del tinte índigo.Jeans have a distinctive color which comes from indigo dye.
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índigo
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
1. (general)
a. indigo
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índigo
indigo
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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