coração

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coração

Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese coraçon (heart), a derivative of Latin cor (heart) with the suffix -ação, either a Vulgar Latin root *coratione or *coraceone.

Cognate with Aragonese corazón, Asturian corazón, Galician corazón, Ladino korasón, Leonese corazón, Mirandese coraçon, Mozarabic quračún and Spanish corazón (Old Spanish coraçon).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

coração m (plural corações)

  1. heart (organ of the body)
    • 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 434:
      O coração de Harry batia acelerado agora.
      Now, Harry's heart was beating very fast.
  2. emotions, kindness, spirit
  3. center, core

Etymology 2[edit]

Corar (to paint, to dye) +‎ -ção.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɔ.ɾɐ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: co‧ra‧ção

Noun[edit]

coração f (plural corações)

  1. blushing
  2. bleaching
  3. coloration