carnal

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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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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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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

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

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carnal m, f ‎(plural carnales)

  1. carnal

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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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