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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese corpo, from Latin corpus.

PronunciationEdit

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NounEdit

corpo m (plural corpos)

  1. body
  2. corporation

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin corpus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrep-. Doublet of the borrowing corpus.

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: cor‧po
  • (file)

NounEdit

corpo m (plural corpi)

  1. body, corpse
  2. corpus
  3. (singular only) corps

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PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese corpo, from Latin corpus, from Proto-Indo-European *ḱrep-. Doublet of the borrowing corpus.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

corpo m (plural corpos)

  1. (anatomy) body
  2. corpse, cadaver
  3. Any limited amount of matter.
    Dois corpos de cargas iguais se repelem.Two objects with like charges repel each other.
  4. A group of people united by a common objective; corps
    Corpo de Fuzileiros NavaisMarine Corps
    Corpo de bombeirosFire department
  5. (with tomar) consistency, firmness; strength
    Mexa a massa até tomar corpo.Stir the dough until it is firm.
    Os protestos populares tomaram corpo.The popular protests have become stronger.
  6. muscle mass
    Quero ganhar corpo até o fim do ano.I want to gain muscle before the end of the year.

QuotationsEdit

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