Last modified on 18 April 2015, at 07:31

morro

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spanish

NounEdit

morro

  1. A round hill or point of land.

Usage notesEdit

  • A Morro Castle is a castle on a hill.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Unknown.

NounEdit

morro m (plural morros)

  1. hill (elevated location)
  2. (regional, Rio de Janeiro city) slum; shantytown
SynonymsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Inflected form of morrer (to die).

VerbEdit

morro

  1. First-person singular (eu) present indicative of morrer

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown, cognate with Occitan morre

NounEdit

morro m (plural morros)

  1. hill
  2. snout
  3. (figuratively) mouth

SynonymsEdit