corda

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From Latin chorda, from Ancient Greek χορδή (khordē, rope, cord).

Noun[edit]

corda f (plural cordes)

  1. rope
  2. string
  3. cord
  4. (music) string instrument
  5. (geometry) chord

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corda

  1. third-person singular past historic of corder

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Italian[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Latin chorda (cord), from Ancient Greek (Doric) χορδά (khorda), (Ionic) χορδή (khordē, string of gut, the string of a lyre).

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corda f (plural corde)

  1. rope
  2. (anatomy) chord, cord
  3. (music) string, cord (of a musical instrument)
  4. (geometry) chord
  5. (sports) string (of a tennis racquet, etc)
  6. (boxing) rope (of a ring)

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Latin[edit]

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corda

  1. nominative plural of cor
  2. accusative plural of cor
  3. accusative plural of cor

Portuguese[edit]

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corda

Etymology[edit]

From Latin chorda (cord), from Ancient Greek (Doric) χορδά (khorda), (Ionic) χορδή (khordē, string of gut, the string of a lyre).

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corda f (plural cordas)

  1. rope, string
  2. winding mechanism

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Catalan corda (rope).

Noun[edit]

corda f (uncountable)

  1. rope

Usage notes[edit]

Only used in the construction estar a la corda, to navigate against a headwind.

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