el amarillo
-the yellow
See the entry for amarillo.


An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. yellow
Llevó una blusa amarilla para la fiesta.She wore a yellow blouse to the party.
2. (sensationalist)
a. yellow
La prensa amarilla nació en los Estados Unidos.Yellow journalism began in the United States.
3. (traffic signal)
a. yellow
Con el semáforo en amarillo es mejor parar.With a yellow light, it is better to stop.
b. amber (United Kingdom)
Reduce la velocidad. El semáforo está en amarillo.Slow down. It's an amber light.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
masculine noun
4. (color)
a. yellow
El amarillo es mi color favorito.Yellow is my favorite color.
5. (culinary)
Regionalism used in the Caribbean: Cuba, the Dominican Republic, and Puerto Rico
Regionalism used in Nicaragua
Regionalism used in Panama
a. fried sweet plantain
Me encanta acompañar los fríjoles con un poco de amarillo.I love having some fried sweet plantain with my beans.
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. yellow
amarillo canariocanary yellow
amarillo limónlemon (colored)
2. (press)
a. sensationalist
3. (industrial)
sindicato amarillounion controlled by the employers
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
4. (color)
a. yellow
[+color] yellow; [+semáforo] amber; yellow; (EEUU)
1 (color) yellow
amarillo canario canary yellow
amarillo limón lemon yellow
Con los vistosos y llamativos colores que se llevan esta temporada se pueden hacer múltiples combinaciones. [Amarillo limón,] naranja fuerte, [verde manzana...]
amarillo mostaza mustard yellow
amarillo paja straw colour o color; (EEUU)
2 (Caribe) ripe banana
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
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