LeoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

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NounEdit

sierpe m (plural sierpes)

  1. snake

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EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin serpe(s), from Latin serpēns, from serpō (crawl, creep), from Proto-Indo-European *serp-. Compare Portuguese serpe, Catalan serp, Italian serpe, Romanian șarpe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈsjeɾpe/, [ˈsjeɾ.pe]

NounEdit

sierpe f (plural sierpes)

  1. large serpent, snake
    Synonyms: culebra, serpiente, (colloquial) víbora
  2. (figuratively) wriggler, anything that wriggles
  3. (figuratively) ugly person, angry person, dangerous person
  4. (botany) sprout, shoot, sucker

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