estirpe

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Probably borrowed from Latin stirpem (rootstock).

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: es‧tir‧pe

NounEdit

estirpe f (plural estirpes)

  1. lineage, root
    Não deves, filho meu, querer casar com alguém de estirpe mais nobre que a tua.
    You shouldn't, my son, marry someone of a lineage nobler that yours.
  2. (biology) strain

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Latin stirps, stirpem.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /esˈtiɾpe/ [esˈt̪iɾ.pe]
  • Rhymes: -iɾpe
  • Syllabification: es‧tir‧pe

NounEdit

estirpe f (plural estirpes)

  1. lineage

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ estirpe”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014

Further readingEdit