corpus

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin corpus ‎(body).

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Noun[edit]

corpus ‎(plural corpora or corpuses)

  1. body
  2. (linguistics) a collection of writings, often on a specific topic, of a specific genre, from a specific demographic, a single author etc.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From German Corpus ‎(10-point type), from its use in editions of the Corpus Juris.

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Noun[edit]

corpus ‎(uncountable)

  1. (German printing, dated) Alternative term for long primer.

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Latin[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Indo-European *krep- ‎(body).[1]

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Noun[edit]

corpus n ‎(genitive corporis); third declension

  1. Body, substance, material.
  2. The flesh of an animal's body.
  3. A lifeless body, corpse
  4. The trunk or shaft of something.
  5. A frame, body, system, structure, community, corporation.
  6. (figuratively) The wood under the bark of a tree.
  7. (Medieval) a collection of writings by a single author or addressing a certain topic

Inflection[edit]

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative corpus corpora
genitive corporis corporum
dative corporī corporibus
accusative corpus corpora
ablative corpore corporibus
vocative corpus corpora

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Julius Pokorny, Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, Bern: Francke, 1959, page 620.

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

corpus m (plural corpora or corpus)

  1. corpus (collection of writings)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

corpus m ‎(plural córpora)

  1. corpus