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o coração

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese coraçon (heart), from a derivative of Latin cor (heart) with the suffix -ação, either through a Vulgar Latin root *corātiō, *corātiōne or *coraceōne. Ultimately from Proto-Italic *kord, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱḗr ~ *ḱr̥d-.

Cognate with Aragonese corazón, Asturian corazón, Galician corazón, Ladino korasón, Leonese corazón, Mirandese coraçon, Mozarabic corachón and Spanish corazón (Old Spanish coraçon).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

coração m (plural corações)

  1. heart (organ of the body)
    • 2003, J. K. Rowling, Lya Wyler, Harry Potter e a Ordem da Fênix, Rocco, page 434:
      O coração de Harry batia acelerado agora.
      Now, Harry's heart was beating very fast.
  2. (figuratively) heart, emotions, kindness, spirit
  3. (figuratively) center, core
QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:coração.

Etymology 2Edit

Corar (to paint, to dye) +‎ -ção.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɔ.ɾɐ.ˈsɐ̃w̃/
  • Hyphenation: co‧ra‧ção

NounEdit

coração f (plural corações)

  1. blushing
  2. bleaching
  3. coloration
QuotationsEdit

For quotations of use of this term, see Citations:coração.