cobre

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cūprum (copper), from Latin cȳprium (aes) (“Cypriot copper”), because Cyprus was its chief source.

Noun[edit]

cobre m (uncountable)

  1. copper

Galician[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cūprum (copper), from Latin cȳprium (aes) (“Cypriot copper”), because Cyprus was its chief source.

Noun[edit]

cobre m (uncountable)

  1. copper

Portuguese[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin cūprum (copper), from Latin cȳprium (aes) (“Cypriot copper”), because Cyprus was its chief source.

Noun[edit]

cobre m (plural cobres)

  1. copper (reddish-brown, malleable metal)
  2. (colloquial) a small amount of money; little change

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

cobre

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cobrir
    Ele cobre isso.
    He covers this.
  2. second-person singular (tu) affirmative imperative of cobrir
    Tu aí, cobre isso sozinho.
    You there, cover this by yourself.

Etymology 3[edit]

Verb[edit]

cobre

  1. first-person singular (eu) present subjunctive of cobrar
    É importante que eu cobre as dívidas.
    It’s important that I collect the debts.
  2. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present subjunctive of cobrar
    É importante que ele cobre as dívidas.
    It’s important that he collects the debts.
  3. third-person singular (você) affirmative imperative of cobrar
    Você aí, cobre as dívidas sozinho.
    You there, collect the debts by yourself.
  4. third-person singular (você) negative imperative of cobrar
    Você aí, não cobre as dívidas sozinho.
    You there, don’t collect the debts by yourself.

Spanish[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Chemical element
Cu Previous: níquel (Ni)
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Etymology 1[edit]

From Late Latin cūprum (copper), from Latin cȳprium (aes) (“Cypriot copper”), because Cyprus was its chief source.

Noun[edit]

cobre m (plural cobres)

  1. copper

Etymology 2[edit]

Verb[edit]

cobre

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) imperative form of cobrar.
  2. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of cobrar.
  3. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of cobrar.
  4. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of cobrar.