carnal

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle English, from Latin carnālis (fleshly, of the flesh), from carō (flesh).

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carnal (comparative more carnal, superlative most carnal)

  1. relating to the physical and especially sexual appetites
  2. worldly or earthly; temporal
  3. of or relating to the body or flesh

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese carnal, from Latin carnālis (of the flesh), from carō (flesh).

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AdjectiveEdit

carnal m, f (plural carnais; comparable)

  1. carnal (relating to the physical, especially sexual, appetites)
  2. (religion) carnal; earthly; worldly (concerned with human matters)
  3. consanguineous (descending from the same ancestor)
    Irmão carnal.
    Blood brother.

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  • (worldly): terreno
  • (consanguineous): consanguíneo

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin carnālis (fleshly, of the flesh), from caro (flesh).

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AdjectiveEdit

carnal m, f (plural carnales)

  1. carnal

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NounEdit

carnal m (plural carnales, feminine carnala)

  1. (Mexico) brother (short form of hermano carnal, "carnal brother", in opposition to adopted or in-law)

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Last modified on 20 March 2014, at 09:06