esbranquiçar etymology

Portuguese word esbranquiçar comes from Proto-Indo-European *bʰleyǵ-, Proto-Indo-European *bʰleg-, Proto-Germanic *blinkaną (To blink, wink. To shine, glitter, twinkle.), Arabic Casablanca

Detailed word origin of esbranquiçar

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
*bʰleyǵ- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*bʰleg- Proto-Indo-European (ine-pro)
*blinkaną Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) To blink, wink. To shine, glitter, twinkle.
Casablanca Arabic (ara)
*blankaz Proto-Germanic (gem-pro) Bright, shining, white, gleaming, blinding.
*blank Frankish (frk) Bright. White.
*blancus Vulgar Latin (la-vul)
*blancus Late Latin (LL)
*blancus Latin (lat) (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin) white.
branco Old Portuguese (roa-opt) White.
branco Portuguese (por) White (Brazil, informal) failure in recalling something. (tincture) argent. A Caucasian male. White (color).
esbranquiçar Portuguese (por)