AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

polpo m (plural polpos)

  1. octopus

ReferencesEdit


EsperantoEdit

 
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Komuna polpo (Octopus vulgaris)

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Italian polpo, from Latin polypus, from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous, many-footed).

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

polpo (accusative singular polpon, plural polpoj, accusative plural polpojn)

  1. octopus
    Hypernyms: kapopiedulo, cefalopodo

FinnishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Clipping of poliittinen poliisi (literally political police); stems from a conspiracy theory which alleges the authorities to limit the expression of certain political viewpoints. May be influenced by the book The Turner Diaries, in which the Federal Bureau of Investigation is referred to as "the political police".

NounEdit

polpo

  1. (derogatory, slang) (the) police
    Helsingin Polpo eli Poliittinen poliisi on Suomen kansan vihollinen (MV-lehti June 28th 2017)
    The Helsinki Polpo, or Political police, is an enemy of the Finnish people
    Aiemmin äärioikeistolaisten sirpaleporukoiden kielenkäyttöön kuulunut sana polpo eli poliittinen poliisi otettiin perussuomalaisten poliittiseen sanastoon.(blogit.apu.fi 15th August 2019)
    The word polpo, or political police, previously used by extreme right fringe groups, was adopted by the Finns Party for their political lexicon.
    Uutta on, että äärioikeisto ei luota poliisiin. Poliisista on äärioikeiston piirissä osin ryhdytty käyttämään nimistystä polpo, poliittinen poliisi. (Yle 8th August 2020)
    That the extreme right does not trust the police is new. The moniker polpo, for political police, has begun to see use among the extreme right.

See alsoEdit


IdoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin polypus

NounEdit

polpo (plural polpi)

  1. octopus

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin polypus, from Ancient Greek πολύπους (polúpous). Cognates include Spanish pulpo and Sicilian purpu. Unrelated to polpa.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpol.po/
  • Rhymes: -olpo
  • Hyphenation: pól‧po

NounEdit

polpo m (plural polpi)

  1. octopus

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • polpo in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana