corpus

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Etymology 1Edit

From Latin corpus ‎(body).

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corpus ‎(plural corpora or corpuses)

  1. (uncommon) A body.
  2. (linguistics) A collection of writings, often on a specific topic, of a specific genre, from a specific demographic or a particular author, etc.
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Etymology 2Edit

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From German Corpus ‎(10-point type), from its use in editions of the Corpus Juris.

NounEdit

corpus ‎(uncountable)

  1. (German printing, dated) Alternative term for long primer.

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LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

With o for e in its oblique cases, from an s-stem neuter noun from Proto-Indo-European *krep- or *kʷerp- ‎(body), which might be a taboo metathesis from *perkʷ- ‎(life, world, oak).[1] See quercus and Gothic faírƕus ("world"), Avestan [script needed] ‎(kəhrpa) (body), Middle Persian [script needed] ‎(kirb) (body)

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NounEdit

corpus n ‎(genitive corporis); third declension

  1. body, substance, material
    • Seneca Minor, Epistulae Morales ad Lucilium, Epistula XCII
      Nemo liber est qui corpori servit.
      No one is free who is a slave to the body.
  2. the flesh of an animal's body
  3. a corpse
  4. the trunk or shaft of something
  5. a frame, body, system, structure, community, corporation
  6. (figuratively) the wood under the bark of a tree
  7. (Medieval) a corpus (collection of writings by a single author or addressing a certain topic)

InflectionEdit

Third declension neuter.

Case Singular Plural
nominative corpus corpora
genitive corporis corporum
dative corporī corporibus
accusative corpus corpora
ablative corpore corporibus
vocative corpus corpora

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Julius Pokorny, Indogermanisches etymologisches Wörterbuch, Bern: Francke, 1959, page 620.
  • Andrew L. Sihler (1995) New Comparative Grammar of Greek and Latin, New York, Oxford, Oxford University Press

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NounEdit

corpus m (plural corpora or corpus)

  1. corpus (collection of writings)

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NounEdit

corpus m ‎(plural córpora)

  1. corpus
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