cólera

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See also: colera and colerà

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin cholera, from Ancient Greek χολέρα (kholéra), from χολή (kholḗ, bile).

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  • Hyphenation: có‧le‧ra

Noun[edit]

cólera f (plural cóleras)

  1. (pathology) cholera (infectious disease)
  2. anger; fury; wrath
    Synonyms: ira, raiva, fúria, furor

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin cholera (bilious disease), from Ancient Greek χολέρα (kholéra), from χολή (kholḗ, bile).

The meaning of "anger" comes from the ancient medical concept of humourism in which a person with too much yellow bile is choleric (easily becomes angry).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkoleɾa/ [ˈko.le.ɾa]
  • Rhymes: -oleɾa
  • Hyphenation: có‧le‧ra

Noun[edit]

cólera f (plural cóleras)

  1. anger, rage
    Synonym: rabia

Noun[edit]

cólera m (plural cóleras)

  1. cholera

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