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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ALTERNATIVE FORMS
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English - Alternative Forms

* whight, whyte, whyght (obsolete)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - PRONUNCIATION
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English - Pronunciation

* enPR: wīt, IPA(key): /waɪt/ * enPR: hwīt, IPA(key): /ʍaɪt/ (Ireland, in Scottish English and some English accents) * Rhymes: -aɪt * Homophone: wight (_in accents with the wine-whine merger_), wite (in accents with the wine-whine merger)

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ETYMOLOGY
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English - Etymology

From Middle English _whit_, _hwit_, from Old English _hwīt_, from Proto-Germanic _*hwītaz_ (whence also West Frisian _wyt_, Dutch _wit_, German _weiß_, Norwegian _hvit_), from Proto-Indo-European _*ḱweytos_ (“bright; shine”). Compare Lithuanian _šviẽsti_ (“to gleam”), _šviesa_ (“light”), Old Church Slavonic _свѣтъ_ (světŭ, “light”), _свѣтьлъ_ (světĭlŭ, “clear, bright”), Albanian _vizull_ (“shine”), Persian _سفید_ (safid), Avestan

From Middle English whit, hwit, from Old English hwīt, from Proto-Germanic *hwītaz (whence also West Frisian wyt, Dutch wit, German weiß, Norwegian hvit), from Proto-Indo-European *ḱweytos (bright; shine). Compare Lithuanian šviẽsti (to gleam), šviesa (light), Old Church Slavonic свѣтъ (světŭ, light), свѣтьлъ (světĭlŭ, clear, bright), Albanian vizull (shine), Persian سفید (safid), Avestan

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ADJECTIVE
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English - Adjective

WHITE (_comparative_ WHITER, _superlative_ WHITEST) * Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light. _Write in black ink on WHITE paper._ * Henry Wadsworth Longfellow (1807-1882) WHITE as the whitest lily on a stream. * 1962 (quoting 1381 text), Hans Kurath & Sherman M. Kuhn, eds., _Middle English Dictionary_, Ann Arbor, Mich.: University of Michigan Press, ISBN 978-0-472-01044-8, page 1242: dorrẹ̅, dōrī adj. & n. […] cook. glazed with a yellow substance; pome(s ~, sopes ~. […] 1381 Pegge Cook. Recipes p. 114: For to make Soupys dorry. Nym onyons […] Nym wyn […] toste WYTE bred and do yt in dischis, and god Almande mylk. * Of the Caucasian race. * (chiefly historical) Designated for use by Caucasians. _WHITE drinking fountain;  WHITE hospital_ * Relatively light or pale in colour. _WHITE wine;  WHITE grapes_ * Pale or pallid, as from fear, illness, etc. * Lord Byron (1788-1824) Or whispering with WHITE lips, "The foe! / They come! they come!" * (of coffee or tea) Containing cream, milk, or creamer. * (board games, chess) The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour. _The WHITE pieces in this set are in fact made of light green glass._ * Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian. * 1485, Thomas Malory, _Le Morte Darthur_, Book XIII, chapter ix: NOw rydeth Galahalt yet withouten shelde / and so rode four dayes without ony aduenture / And at the fourth day after euensonge / he came to a WHYTE Abbay / and there was he receyued with grete reuerence / and ledde vnto a chambre / and there was he vnarmed / And thenne was he ware of knyghtes of the table round * Honourable, fair; decent. * John Dryden (1631-1700) WHITE as thy fame, and as thy honour clear. * Alexander Pope (1688-1744) No WHITER page than Addison's remains. * 1953, Raymond Chandler, _The Long Goodbye_, Penguin, 2010, p.12: ‘We've only met twice and you've been more than WHITE to me both times.’ * (of a person or skin) Lacking coloration from ultraviolet light. * Grey, as from old age; having silvery hair; hoary. * William Shakespeare (c.1564–1616) Your high engendered battles 'gainst a head / So old and WHITE as this. * (archaic) Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favourable. * Sir Walter Scott (1771-1832) On the whole, however, the dominie reckoned this as one of the WHITE days of his life. * (obsolete) Regarded with especial favour; favourite; darling. * Geoffrey Chaucer (c.1343-1400) Come forth, my WHITE spouse. * John Ford (1586-c.1639) I am his WHITE boy, and will not be gulled. * (politics) Pertaining to constitutional or anti-revolutionary political parties or movements. * 1932, Duff Cooper, _Talleyrand_, Folio Society, 2010, p.163: Aimée de Coigny had always adopted with enthusiasm the political views of her ruling lover and she had thus already held nearly every shade of opinion from red republicanism to WHITE reaction. ANTONYMS * (bright and colourless): black, nonwhite, unwhite * (of coffee): black * (lacking coloration): tanned SYNONYMS * (lacking coloration): fair, pale TRANSLATIONS

white (comparative whiter, superlative whitest)

  1. Bright and colourless; reflecting equal quantities of all frequencies of visible light.
    Write in black ink on white paper.
  2. Of the Caucasian race.
  3. (chiefly historical) Designated for use by Caucasians.
    white drinking fountain;  white hospital
  4. Relatively light or pale in colour.
    white wine;  white grapes
  5. Pale or pallid, as from fear, illness, etc.
  6. (of coffee or tea) Containing cream, milk, or creamer.
  7. (board games, chess) The standard denomination of the playing pieces of a board game deemed to belong to the white set, no matter what the actual colour.
    The white pieces in this set are in fact made of light green glass.
  8. Pertaining to an ecclesiastical order whose adherents dress in white habits; Cistercian.
  9. Honourable, fair; decent.
  10. (of a person or skin) Lacking coloration from ultraviolet light.
  11. Grey, as from old age; having silvery hair; hoary.
  12. (archaic) Characterized by freedom from that which disturbs, and the like; fortunate; happy; favourable.
  13. (obsolete) Regarded with especial favour; favourite; darling.
  14. (politics) Pertaining to constitutional or anti-revolutionary political parties or movements.

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - NOUN
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WHITE (_plural_ WHITES) * The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths. * A Caucasian person. * The albumen of bird eggs (egg white). * (anatomy) The sclera, white of the eye. * Any butterfly of the _Pieris_ genus. * (sports, billiards, snooker, pool) The cue ball in cue games. * (countable and uncountable) White wine. * (slang) Street name for cocaine. * (archery) The central part of the butt, which was formerly painted white; the centre of a mark at which a missile is shot. * Shakespeare 'Twas I won the wager, though you hit the WHITE. * A white pigment. _Venice WHITE_ TRANSLATIONS DERIVED TERMS

white (plural whites)

  1. The color/colour of snow or milk; the colour of light containing equal amounts of all visible wavelengths.
  2. A Caucasian person.
  3. The albumen of bird eggs (egg white).
  4. (anatomy) The sclera, white of the eye.
  5. Any butterfly of the Pieris genus.
  6. (sports, billiards, snooker, pool) The cue ball in cue games.
  7. (countable and uncountable) White wine.
  8. (slang) Street name for cocaine.
  9. (archery) The central part of the butt, which was formerly painted white; the centre of a mark at which a missile is shot.
  10. A white pigment.
    Venice white

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Que a categoria em ENGLISH - SEE ALSO
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English - See Also

* Appendix:Colours * leucite * leukoma * leukosis * Sauvignon blanc * Svetambara * terra alba * RACE on Wikipedia.Wikipedia:Race

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - VERB
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English - Verb

WHITE (_third-person singular simple present_ WHITES, _present participle_ WHITING, _simple past and past participle_ WHITED) * To make white; to whiten; to bleach. _WHITED sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of […] uncleanness._ — Matthew xxiii. 27. _So as no fuller on earth can WHITE them._ — Mark ix. 3.

white (third-person singular simple present whites, present participle whiting, simple past and past participle whited)

  1. To make white; to whiten; to bleach.
    Whited sepulchers, which indeed appear beautiful outward, but are within full of [] uncleanness.Matthew xxiii. 27.
    So as no fuller on earth can white them.Mark ix. 3.

Que a categoria em ENGLISH - ANAGRAMS
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* withe


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