See also: copás

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

From copo (cup). Originally the suit was represented by cups or chalices. Eventually the design changed to that of a heart, but the name was kept.

Pronunciation edit


  • Hyphenation: co‧pas

Noun edit

copas f pl (plural only)

  1. plural of copa
  2. (card games) hearts (one of the four suits of playing cards, marked with the symbol )

Related terms edit

Suits in Portuguese · naipes (see also: baralho) (layout · text)
copas ouros espadas paus

Descendants edit

  • Swahili: kopa

Spanish edit

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkopas/ [ˈko.pas]
  • Rhymes: -opas
  • Syllabification: co‧pas

Etymology 1 edit

Noun edit

copas f pl

  1. plural of copa

Etymology 2 edit

Verb edit


  1. second-person singular present indicative of copar