cerebral

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See also: cérébral

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cérébral, formed from the root of Latin cerebrum.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛɹ.ə.bɹəl/, /səˈɹiː.bɹəl/
  • (file)

Adjective[edit]

cerebral (comparative more cerebral, superlative most cerebral)

  1. (anatomy, medicine) Of, or relating to the brain or cerebral cortex of the brain.
  2. Intellectual rather than emotional.
  3. (linguistics, obsolete) Retroflex.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cerebru +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cerebral (epicene, plural cerebrales)

  1. (anatomy, medicine) cerebral

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Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A learned formation from the root of Latin cerebrum and the suffix -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cerebral (masculine and feminine plural cerebrals)

  1. cerebral

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Danish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cérébral (cerebral), from Latin cerebrum (brain).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /serəbraːl/, [serəˈb̥ʁɑːˀl]

Adjective[edit]

cerebral

  1. cerebral (of, or relating to the brain)

Inflection[edit]

Inflection of cerebral
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular cerebral 2
Neuter singular cerebralt 2
Plural cerebrale 2
Definite attributive1 cerebrale
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cérebro +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cerebral m, f (plural cerebrais, comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to the brain or cerebral cortex of the brain; cerebral.

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cerebro +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θeɾeˈbɾal/, [θeɾeˈβɾal]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /seɾeˈbɾal/, [seɾeˈβɾal]

Adjective[edit]

cerebral (plural cerebrales)

  1. cerebral

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