golpe

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Asturian[edit]

Noun[edit]

golpe m (plural golpes)

  1. hit, blow, shot
  2. bump, knock
  3. amount, load

English[edit]

Noun[edit]

golpe (plural golpes)

  1. (heraldry) A roundel purpure (purple circular spot).

References[edit]

  • Charles Mackinnon of Dunakin, The Observer's Book of Heraldry, Frederick Warne and Co., p. 60.

Galician[edit]

Noun[edit]

golpe m (plural golpes)

  1. bump, knock
  2. (figuratively) disgrace
  3. fox

Italian[edit]

Noun[edit]

golpe f (plural golpi)

  1. mildew, smut

Noun[edit]

golpe m (invariable)

  1. a military coup or putsch

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese colbe, from Vulgar Latin colpus, from Latin colaphus (blow; cuff), from Ancient Greek κόλαφος (kólaphos, blow; slap).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

golpe m (plural golpes)

  1. blow (act of striking or hitting)
    O pivete lhe deu um golpe no rosto.
    The brat gave him a blow to the face.
  2. (figuratively) blow (unfortunate occurrence)
    A derrota foi um golpe.
    The defeat was a blow.
  3. (figuratively) a decisive act or occurrence
    A vitória foi um golpe de sorte.
    The victory was a stroke of luck.
  4. (figuratively) scam (fraudulent deal)
    O empresário deu um golpe na própria empresa.
    The businessman scammed (literally: did a scam on) his own company.
  5. Short for golpe de estado: coup d’état
    Acabou de ocorrer um golpe naquele país.
    A coup d’état just occurred in that country.
  6. gust (abrupt rush of wind)
  7. (obsolete) multitude (great amount, especially of people)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin colpus, from Latin colaphus, from Ancient Greek κόλαφος (kólaphos).

Noun[edit]

golpe m (plural golpes)

  1. hit, blow, knock
  2. bump, bang
  3. crowd, multitude (of people)
  4. gush (of water), gust (of wind)
  5. blast (of music)
  6. heartbeat
  7. bunch of seedlings (in one hole)
  8. hole (for planting seedlings)
  9. shot, stroke (in billiards)
  10. surprise

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