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corpus

EnglishEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From Latin corpus (body).

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NounEdit

corpus (plural corpora or corpuses)

  1. body
  2. (linguistics) a collection of writings, often on a specific topic, of a specific genre, from a specific demographic, a single author etc.

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LatinEdit

Latin Wikipedia has articles on:

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EtymologyEdit

From Proto-Indo-European *krep- (body).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

corpus n (genitive corporis); third declension

  1. Body, substance, material.
  2. The flesh of an animal's body.
  3. A lifeless body, corpse
  4. The trunk or shaft of something.
  5. A frame, body, system, structure, community, corporation.
  6. (figuratively) The wood under the bark of a tree.
  7. (Medieval) a collection of writings by a single author or addressing a certain topic

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Number Singular Plural
nominative corpus corpora
genitive corporis corporum
dative corporī corporibus
accusative corpus corpora
ablative corpore corporibus
vocative corpus corpora

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Julius Pokorny, Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, Bern: Francke, 1959, page 620.

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

corpus m (plural corpus)

  1. body (collection of writings)

SpanishEdit

NounEdit

corpus m (plural córpora)

  1. corpus