copas

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From copo (cup). Originally the suit was represented by cups or chalices. Eventually the design changed to that of a heart, but the name was kept.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

copas f (uncountable)

  1. hearts (a suit of cards, )

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Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

copas f pl

  1. cups, goblets, stemmed glasses (plural form of copa)
  2. (figuratively) cocktails, drinks
  3. cups (sports competition)
  4. crowns (of a tree, of a hat)
  5. (card games) hearts (on Spanish cards, the symbol is of a goblet)

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Verb[edit]

copas

  1. Informal second-person singular () present indicative form of copar.