cerebral

See also: cérébral

EnglishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From French cérébral, formed from the root of Latin cerebrum.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK, US) IPA(key): /ˈsɛɹ.ə.bɹəl/, /səˈɹiː.bɹəl/
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AdjectiveEdit

cerebral (comparative more cerebral, superlative most cerebral)

  1. (anatomy, medicine) Of, or relating to the brain, cerebrum, or cerebral cortex.
  2. Intellectual rather than emotional.
    Coordinate term: visceral

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TranslationsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

Calque of Sanskrit मूर्धन्य (mūrdhanya, pertaining to the head)

AdjectiveEdit

cerebral (comparative more cerebral, superlative most cerebral)

  1. (linguistics, obsolete) Retroflex.

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

cerebru +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cerebral (epicene, plural cerebrales)

  1. (anatomy, medicine) cerebral

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CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

A learned formation from the root of Latin cerebrum and the suffix -al.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cerebral (masculine and feminine plural cerebrals)

  1. cerebral

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DanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From French cérébral (cerebral), from Latin cerebrum (brain).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /serəbraːl/, [serəˈb̥ʁɑːˀl]

AdjectiveEdit

cerebral

  1. cerebral (of, or relating to the brain)

InflectionEdit

Inflection of cerebral
Positive Comparative Superlative
Common singular cerebral 2
Neuter singular cerebralt 2
Plural cerebrale 2
Definite attributive1 cerebrale
1) When an adjective is applied predicatively to something definite, the corresponding "indefinite" form is used.
2) The "indefinite" superlatives may not be used attributively.

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

cérebro +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

cerebral m or f (plural cerebrais, comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to the brain or cerebral cortex of the brain; cerebral.

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

cerebro +‎ -al.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /θeɾeˈbɾal/, [θeɾeˈβɾal]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /seɾeˈbɾal/, [seɾeˈβɾal]
  • Rhymes: -al

AdjectiveEdit

cerebral (plural cerebrales)

  1. cerebral

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