cerebral

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English[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

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

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛɹ.ə.bɹəl/, /səˈɹiː.bɹəl/
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Adjective[edit]

cerebral (comparative more cerebral, superlative most cerebral)

  1. (anatomy, medicine) Of, or relating to the brain, cerebrum, or cerebral cortex.
  2. Intellectual rather than emotional.
    Coordinate term: visceral

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Etymology 2[edit]

Calque of Sanskrit मूर्धन्य (mūrdhanya, pertaining to the head)

Adjective[edit]

cerebral (comparative more cerebral, superlative most cerebral)

  1. (linguistics, obsolete) Retroflex.

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Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

cerebru +‎ -al.

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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.

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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]

From cérebro +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cerebral m or f (plural cerebrais, comparable)

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

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Romanian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From French cérébral

Adjective[edit]

cerebral m or n (feminine singular cerebrală, masculine plural cerebrali, feminine and neuter plural cerebrale)

  1. cerebral

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cerebro +‎ -al.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): (Spain) /θeɾeˈbɾal/, [θe.ɾeˈβ̞ɾal]
  • IPA(key): (Latin America) /seɾeˈbɾal/, [se.ɾeˈβ̞ɾal]
  • Rhymes: -al

Adjective[edit]

cerebral (plural cerebrales)

  1. cerebral

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