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purple

Pronunciation: /ˈpɜːrpəl; ˈpɜːpəl/

Translation of purple in Spanish:

adjective/adjetivo

  • 1.1 (bluish) morado, violeta; (reddish) púrpura he turned purple with rage se puso lívido de ira
    Example sentences
    • 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.
    1.2 (overwritten) [prose/passage] grandilocuente

noun/nombre

uncountable/no numerable

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