choro

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese choro (lament)

Noun[edit]

choro (uncountable)

  1. (music) A genre of Brazilian popular music

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Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

chorō

  1. dative singular of chorus
  2. ablative singular of chorus



Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Back-formation from chorar.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

choro m (plural choros)

  1. crying
  2. cry
  3. wailing
  4. (music) choro

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From dialectical slang choró.

Adjective[edit]

choro m (feminine chora, masculine plural choros, feminine plural choras)

  1. (Chile, colloquial) cool
    ¡Qué choro!, me lo llevoHow cool, I'll take it!
  2. (Chile, colloquial) brave and/or aggressive person

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Etymology 2[edit]

From Quechua churu.

Noun[edit]

choro m (plural choros)

  1. (South-America) mussel
  2. (Chile, vulgar) vulva
  3. (South-America, Spain, vulgar) thief
  4. (Mexico, colloquial) lip service, empty talk

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