English edit

Etymology edit

Clipping of corporate +‎ -o.

Noun edit

corpo (plural corpos)

  1. (informal, derogatory) A corporate executive.

Galician edit

Etymology edit

From Old Galician-Portuguese corpo, from Latin corpus.

Pronunciation edit

Noun edit

corpo m (plural corpos)

  1. body
  2. torso
  3. corpse
  4. corporation

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Further reading edit

References edit

  • corpo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006–2022.
  • corpo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006–2018.
  • corpo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • corpo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • corpo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Italian edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔr.po/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ɔrpo
  • Hyphenation: còr‧po

Noun edit

corpo m (plural corpi)

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

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Anagrams edit

Portuguese edit

Etymology edit

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

Pronunciation edit

 

  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cor‧po

Noun edit

corpo m (plural corpos, metaphonic)

  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.

Quotations edit

For quotations using this term, see Citations:corpo.

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