In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
1índigo masculineañil masculine(ink/sea) (invariable adjective) (before noun) color añil(sea/ink) (before noun) (invariable adjective) azul añil
- The sheets are a dark indigo blue, easily mistaken for black if there's nothing blue around to enhance the presence of that color.
- A more accurate map shows a wash of differing hues of indigo and violet, with some smatterings of infrared and ultraviolet at the extremes.
- It includes the full spectrum of colors: red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet.
- It has the familiar, but always appealing, indigo and saffron colour scheme and wooden floor of many modern restaurants.
- The rest were different shades of blue, from sky blue to indigo.
- They were not blue, they were fiery cobalt, intense indigo, smoldering sapphire, and they could change their appearance with her every varying emotion.
- There are roses, leopards and paisleys, reds, golds and indigos, fine weaves and coarse weaves.
- I thought indigo might be popular because it's a colour people associate with rainbows and not much else.
- He sighed and looked more closely at the auburn hair and then looked into those dark thoughtful eyes, the strangest colour he had ever seen, a deep indigo violet.
- Lighter weight cotton indigos also are important, she said.
- But as I slowly looked over to the east, the sky turned from deep black to indigo to azure to ever lighter shades of blue.
- The sky had vanished, the entire world was painted a dark indigo.
- I could even make out the different indigo and violet stripes, which is rare.
- She was wearing a sari, the whole outfit patterned with stylized blossoms that were yellow, while the backround was a rich indigo.
- Rich shades of violet and indigo melted into the vast blackness of the sky.
- It also has some of the best beaches in Greece, with indigo depths and aquamarine shallows.
- Later color theorists generally replaced indigo and violet with just a single hue: purple or violet.
- It was decorated in varying shades of blue with small hints of deep grays, indigos, and blacks.
- Instead of the warm reds, oranges, yellows, pinks, and indigos, it was replaced with the cool colors of daybreak: pale blues, gold, lavender, and pale yellows.
- One corner of the obsidian has been cut and polished, and when held in the light it shimmers from indigo to violet.
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