Also happens with cinza (gris, grau, griggio, gri, grå, grijs, gray/grey), azul (blu, bleu, blau, blå, blauw, blue), preto (nero, noir, negru, negre, negro), roxo (porpra, purper, purple, porpora) and probably many others. But I’m too lazy to list all the colours in the Portuguese language. 

Also, the idea for this post came from here, and I couldn’t find the source. :(
May 31, 2012 / 142 notes

Also happens with cinza (gris, grau, griggio, gri, grå, grijs, gray/grey), azul (blu, bleu, blau, blå, blauw, blue), preto (nero, noir, negru, negre, negro), roxo (porpra, purper, purple, porpora) and probably many others. But I’m too lazy to list all the colours in the Portuguese language. 


Also, the idea for this post came from here, and I couldn’t find the source. :(

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