- 1.1 (bluish) morado, violeta; (reddish) púrpura he turned purple with rage se puso lívido de iraMore example sentences1.2 (overwritten) [prose/passage] grandilocuente
- Greens and reds are typically caused by oxygen, while purple and blue colours are caused by nitrogen.
- We pass through pretty forests of birch and pine trees, moss covered rocks and a haze of blue and purple flowers.
- She went back, and found another skirt, with a blue and purple flower imprint.
The RAE (Real Academia de la Lengua Española) is a body established in the eighteenth century to record and preserve the Spanish language. It is made up of académicos, who are normally well-known literary figures and/or academic experts on the Spanish language. The RAE publishes the Diccionario de la Real Academia Española, which is regarded as an authority on correct Spanish. Affiliated academies exist in Latin American countries.
- (bluish) morado (m), violeta (m); (reddish) púrpura (m) to be raised to the purple [literario/literary] recibir la púrpura cardenalicia [literario/literary], ser* elevado al purpurado [literario/literary]More example sentences
- The flames ate hungrily, and erupted into strange hues of purples and blues.
- At the top of the stems there are tightly packed bracts of rich blues and purples surrounding clusters of purple-blue flowers in late spring and summer.
- The emerging colour scheme in my garden is purples, silvers and blues.