Translation of violet in Spanish:


Pronunciation: /ˈvaɪələt/


  • 1.1 countable/numerable [Botany/Botánica] violeta (feminine) a shrinking violet una persona tímida y modesta
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    • Colourful wild flowers sprung up by the roadside, purple violets and white daisies dotted among the grass.
    • Purple hyacinths and blue violets arranged together, the colors working together nicely.
    • There were pools that dreamed black and unruffled, there were a few white lilies, crocuses and violets; purple or pale, snake-like frittilaries.
    1.2 uncountable/no numerable (color) violeta (masculine); (before noun/delante del nombre) violeta (invariable adjective/adjetivo invariable)
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    • He was splendidly dressed in the royal scarlet and bluish violet.
    • Except for one large canvas dependent on scrabbled zones of shockingly clear violet, most of the paintings are a little murky.
    • Now, it was not a bluish sort of violet, but pure, clear purple.

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