torpe

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Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese torpe (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Latin turpis.

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

torpe m or f (plural torpes)

  1. dull, silly, slow
    Synonyms: charro, parvo, paspán
  2. clumsy
    Synonym: zoupón
  3. stubborn, obstinate
    Synonym: cazurro

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • torpe” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • torpe” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • torpe” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • torpe” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • torpe” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Hiligaynon[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Spanish torpe.

Adjective[edit]

tórpe

  1. slow, dull, or stupid
  2. indecent, lewd

Latin[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

torpē

  1. second-person singular present active imperative of torpeō

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin turpis (ugly; dishonest).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

torpe m or f (plural torpes, comparable)

  1. sordid (morally degrading)
    Synonym: sórdido
  2. disgusting; nauseating
    Synonyms: asqueroso, nojento
Derived terms[edit]

Etymology 2[edit]

Back-formation from torpecer (same as entorpecer).

Pronunciation[edit]

Adjective[edit]

torpe m or f (plural torpes, comparable)

  1. numbing, narcotic
  2. numb, torpid

Further reading[edit]

  • torpe” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin turpis (ugly; dishonest) (whence English turpitude). Compare archaic English turpid. Not related to English torpid.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈtorpe/, [ˈt̪orpe]

Adjective[edit]

torpe (plural torpes)

  1. clumsy, awkward, blundering, bungling
  2. dishonest
  3. ugly

Related terms[edit]

Noun[edit]

torpe m or f (plural torpes)

  1. clutz

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Spanish torpe.

Adjective[edit]

torpe

  1. (colloquial) being too shy to pursue amorous desires