corpo

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese corpo, from Latin corpus.

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

corpo m (plural corpos)

  1. body
  2. corporation

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin corpus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrep-. Doublet of the borrowing corpus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: cor‧po
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

corpo m (plural corpi)

  1. body, corpse
  2. corpus

Noun[edit]

corpo m (singular only)

  1. corps

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese corpo, from Latin corpus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrep-. Doublet of the borrowing corpus.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

corpo m (plural corpos)

  1. (anatomy) body
  2. corpse, cadaver
  3. Any limited amount of matter.
    Dois corpos de cargas iguais se repelem.
    Two objects with like charges repel each other.
  4. A group of people united by a common objective; corps
    Corpo de Fuzileiros Navais
    Marine Corps
    Corpo de bombeiros
    Fire department
  5. (with tomar) consistency, firmness; strength
    Mexa a massa até tomar corpo.
    Stir the dough until it is firm.
    Os protestos populares tomaram corpo.
    The popular protests have become stronger.
  6. muscle mass
Quero ganhar corpo até o fim do ano.
I want to gain muscle before the end of the year.

Quotations[edit]

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:corpo.