tipo

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See also: tipo-, -tipo, and Típo

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin typus (symbol), from Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos, mark”, “figure), derived from τύπτω (túptō, I beat, strike), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewp-.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈti.po/, [ˈt̪iːpo]
  • Rhymes: -ipo
  • Hyphenation: tì‧po

Adjective[edit]

tipo (invariable)

  1. standard, model, average, stock

Adverb[edit]

tipo

  1. (colloquial) indicating approximation or uncertainty; like, kinda
    C'erano, tipo, venti persone.
    There were, like, twenty people.

Noun[edit]

tipo m (plural tipi, feminine tipa)

  1. type, standard, pattern
  2. type, kind, sort, quality, model, style
    Synonyms: genere, varietà, qualità, modello, sorta
  3. (familiar) type, person, fellow, guy, bloke, character, chap, turn
    Synonyms: persona, personaggio, tizio, soggetto

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Portuguese[edit]

Portuguese Wikipedia has an article on:
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Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin typus (figure; type), from Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos, mark), from τύπτω (túptō, I poke), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewp-.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

tipo m (plural tipos)

  1. kind; sort; type (grouping based on shared characteristics)
    Este tipo de fruta é muito doce.
    This kind of fruit is very sweet.
  2. guy; bloke (unspecified or unknown man)
    Um tipo apareceu em casa.
    Some guy showed up at my house.
    Synonyms: cara, sujeito
  3. (typography) type (letter or character used for printing)
  4. (linguistics) a language type in typology

Quotations[edit]

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

Particle[edit]

tipo

  1. (Brazil, informal) (just) like; comparable to; similar to
    Lobos são tipo cães só que maiores e mais selvagens.
    Wolves are like dogs but bigger and more wild.
    Synonyms: igual, parecido com, como
  2. (Brazil, informal) like; such as; for instance
    Queria ter um animal fofo, tipo um gato
    I wish to have a cute animal, such as a cat
    Synonyms: como, por exemplo, como por exemplo
  3. (Brazil, informal) like (mild intensifier)
    Eu tive que, tipo, ler um livro.
    I had to, like, read a book.
    Synonym: tipo assim

Quotations[edit]

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


Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin typus (figure; type), from Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos, mark), from τύπτω (túptō, I poke), ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *(s)tewp-.

Noun 1[edit]

tipo m (plural tipos)

  1. kind, type
    Synonyms: clase, especie, género, suerte
  2. rate, rate of interest
    Synonym: tipo de interés (rate of interest)
  3. composure, cool

Noun 2[edit]

tipo m (plural tipos, feminine tipa, feminine plural tipas)

  1. (colloquial) guy, dude
    Synonym: fulano (pejorative), huevón (pejorative, Chile), gallo (Chile), mae (Costa Rica), tío (Spain)

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