morado
morado(
moh
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rah
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doh
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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. purple
La familia de Laila vive en la casa morada al final de la calle.Laila's family lives in the purple house at the end of the street.
Colgamos serpentinas moradas y amarillas en las ventanas.We hung purple and yellow streamers in the window.
A masculine noun is used with masculine articles and adjectives (e.g. el hombre guapo, el sol amarillo).
2. (color)
a. purple
El color favorito de mi sobrina es morado.My niece's favorite color is purple.
3. (injury)
a. bruise
Los morados sospechosos en las muñecas de la víctima indicaron juego sucio.The suspicious bruises on the wrists of the victim indicated foul play.
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morado
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
1. (color)
a. purple
2. (fam fig)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
pasarlas moradasto have a bad time of it
3. (fam fig)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
las pasamos moradas para encontrar alojamientoit was a nightmare finding somewhere to stay
4. (fam fig)
Regionalism used in Spain
(Spain)
a.
This refers to an idiomatic word or phrase for which there is no word-for-word translation.
no direct translation
ponerse moradoto stuff oneself
nos pusimos morados de cervezawe drank gallons of beer
me puse morado a bailarI did nothing but dance
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
5. (color)
a. purple
6. (moratón)
a. bruise
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morado
adjective
purple
terciopelo morado purple velvet; ojo morado black eye
pasarlas moradas to have a tough time of it
ponerse morado (de algo) to stuff one's face (with sth) (familiar)
1 (color) purple
2 (cardenal) bruise
Collins Complete Spanish Electronic Dictionary © HarperCollins Publishers 2011
Phrases with "morado"
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