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golpe

AsturianEdit

NounEdit

golpe m (plural golpes)

  1. hit, blow, shot
  2. bump, knock
  3. amount, load

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

golpe (plural golpes)

  1. (heraldry) A roundel purpure (purple circular spot).

ReferencesEdit

  • Charles Mackinnon of Dunakin, The Observer's Book of Heraldry, Frederick Warne and Co., p. 60.

GalicianEdit

NounEdit

golpe m (plural golpes)

  1. bump, knock
  2. (figuratively) disgrace
  3. fox

ItalianEdit

NounEdit

golpe f (plural golpi)

  1. mildew, smut

NounEdit

golpe m (invariable)

  1. a military coup or putsch

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese colbe, from Vulgar Latin colpus, from Latin colaphus (blow; cuff), from Ancient Greek κόλαφος (kólaphos, blow; slap).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

golpe m (plural golpes)

  1. blow (act of striking or hitting)
    O pivete lhe deu um golpe no rosto.
    The brat gave him a blow to the face.
  2. (figuratively) blow (unfortunate occurrence)
    A derrota foi um golpe.
    The defeat was a blow.
  3. (figuratively) a decisive act or occurrence
    A vitória foi um golpe de sorte.
    The victory was a stroke of luck.
  4. (figuratively) scam (fraudulent deal)
    O empresário deu um golpe' na própria empresa.
    The businessman scammed (literally: did a scam on) his own company.
  5. Short for golpe de estado: coup d’état
    Acabou de ocorrer um golpe naquele país.
    A coup d’état just occurred in that country.
  6. gust (abrupt rush of wind)
  7. (obsolete) multitude (great amount, especially of people)

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin colpus, from Latin colaphus, from Ancient Greek κόλαφος (kólaphos).

NounEdit

golpe m (plural golpes)

  1. hit, blow, knock
  2. bump, bang
  3. crowd, multitude (of people)
  4. gush (of water), gust (of wind)
  5. blast (of music)
  6. heartbeat
  7. bunch of seedlings (in one hole)
  8. hole (for planting seedlings)
  9. shot, stroke (in billiards)
  10. surprise

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