túmulo

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See also: tumulo and tumulò

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tumulus (mound; barrow), from tumeō (I swell), from Proto-Indo-European *tūm- (to swell, to increase).

Pronunciation[edit]

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Noun[edit]

túmulo m (plural túmulos)

  1. tomb
  2. burial mound

Portuguese[edit]

túmulo

Etymology[edit]

Learned borrowing from Latin tumulus (mound; barrow), from tumeō (to swell), from Proto-Indo-European *tūm- (to swell, to increase).

Pronunciation[edit]

 

  • Rhymes: -umulu
  • Hyphenation: tú‧mu‧lo

Noun[edit]

túmulo m (plural túmulos)

  1. tomb (small building or vault for the remains of the dead)
    Synonyms: sepulcro, tumba
  2. grave (excavation for burial)
    Synonyms: carneiro, cova, jazigo, sepulcro, sepultura, tumba
  3. (figurative) someone who keeps secrets

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin tumulus (mound; barrow), from tumeō (to swell), from Proto-Indo-European *tūm- (to swell, to increase).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtumulo/ [ˈt̪u.mu.lo]
  • Rhymes: -umulo
  • Syllabification: tú‧mu‧lo

Noun[edit]

túmulo m (plural túmulos)

  1. burial mound

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