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an Egyptian cobra

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese cobra, from Latin colubra (snake).

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NounEdit

cobra (plural cobras)

  1. Any of various venomous snakes of the family Elapidae.

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CatalanEdit

VerbEdit

cobra

  1. third-person singular present indicative form of cobrar
  2. second-person singular imperative form of cobrar

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

cobra f (plural cobra's, diminutive cobraatje n)

  1. cobra
    Synonym: brilslang

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese cobra, from Latin colubra. Doublet of couleuvre.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cobra m (plural cobras)

  1. cobra (snake)

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GalicianEdit

 
Cobra rateira or cobregón (Montpellier snake), in SW Galicia

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese coobra (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria) from Latin colubra (snake).

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cobra f (plural cobras)

  1. snake
    Synonym: serpe
  2. cobra

Etymology 2Edit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cobra, from Latin copula.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cobra f (plural cobras)

  1. (historical) stanze
    Synonym: copla
  2. (archaic) paragraph
    • 1405, Enrique Cal Pardo (ed.), Colección diplomática medieval do arquivo da catedral de Mondoñedo. Santiago: Consello da Cultura Galega
      vay todo escripto en hua cobra et man de papel et cosido con fio branco de linno et ennas juntas meu nome

ReferencesEdit

  • cobra” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • coobra” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cobra” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cobra” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cobra” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cobra” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cobra” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

IrishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English cobra, from Portuguese cobra, from Latin colubra (snake, serpent).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cobra m (genitive singular cobra, nominative plural cobraí)

  1. cobra

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MutationEdit

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
cobra chobra gcobra
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese cobra.

NounEdit

cobra m (invariable)

  1. cobra

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PortugueseEdit

 
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cobra (Naja philippinensis)

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese coobra, from Latin colubra (snake). Cognate with Galician cobra and Spanish culebra.

NounEdit

cobra f (plural cobras)

  1. snake
    Synonyms: serpente, ofídio
Usage notesEdit
  • The gender of this Portuguese word is always feminine. When the gender of the being itself must be specified, use “cobra macho” for male, and “cobra fêmea” for female.
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Etymology 2Edit

VerbEdit

cobra

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of cobrar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of cobrar

SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkobɾa/, [ˈkoβɾa]

Etymology 1Edit

Borrowed from Portuguese cobra, from Latin colubra (snake). Doublet of culebra.

NounEdit

cobra f (plural cobras)

  1. cobra
  2. the act of hacer la cobra
    • 2016 November 11, “El vídeo que desmonta la ‘cobra’ de Bisbal a Chenoa”, in El Español[1]:
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Etymology 2Edit

See cobrar.

VerbEdit

cobra

  1. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of cobrar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of cobrar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of cobrar.

WelshEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from English cobra, from Portuguese cobra, from Latin colubra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cobra m or f (plural cobraod)

  1. cobra

MutationEdit

Welsh mutation
radical soft nasal aspirate
cobra gobra nghobra chobra
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every
possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

ReferencesEdit

  • R. J. Thomas, G. A. Bevan, P. J. Donovan, A. Hawke et al., editors (1950-), “cobra”, in Geiriadur Prifysgol Cymru Online (in Welsh), University of Wales Centre for Advanced Welsh & Celtic Studies