Corporal
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Corporal

English

Pronunciation

  • (UK) IPA(key): /'k?:.pl/, /'k?:.p?.l/
  • (US) enPR: kôr'p?r-?l, kôr'pr?l, IPA(key): /'k.p?.?l/, /'k.pl/
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Etymology 1

From Old French corporal (French corporel), from Latin corpor?lis, from Latin corpus ("body"); compare corporeal.

Adjective

corporal (not comparable)

  1. (archaic) Having a physical, tangible body; material, corporeal.
  2. Of or pertaining to the body, especially the human body; bodily.
    corporal suffering
  3. (zoology) Pertaining to the body (the thorax and abdomen), as distinguished from the head, limbs and wings, etc.
    • 1998, Rüdiger Riehl, Aquarium Atlas, volume 3, page 572:
      The smaller 9 9 have less elongated fins, drabber corporal colors, and more transparent fins.
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Etymology 2

From French caporal, probably influenced by corporal (above), from the Italian caporale, from capo ("head, leader") from Latin caput ("head").

Noun

corporal (plural corporals)

  1. (military) A non-commissioned officer army rank with NATO code OR-4. The rank below a sergeant but above a lance corporal and private.
  2. A non-commissioned officer rank in the police force, below a sergeant but above a private or patrolman.
  3. (mining, historical) A worker in charge of the wagonway, reporting to the deputy.

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Etymology 3

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From the Latin corpor?le, the neuter of corpor?lis representing the doctrine of transubstantiation in which the Eucharist becomes the body of Christ.

Noun

corporal (plural corporals)

  1. (ecclesiastical) The white linen cloth on which the elements of the Eucharist are placed; a communion cloth.
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Asturian

Etymology

From Latin corpor?lis.

Adjective

corporal (epicene, plural corporales)

  1. corporal, bodily

Catalan

Etymology

From Latin corpor?lis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

corporal (masculine and feminine plural corporals)

  1. corporal
    Synonym: corpori

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Noun

corporal m (plural corporals)

  1. corporal (linen cloth)

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Galician

Etymology

From Latin corpor?lis.

Adjective

corporal m or f (plural corporais)

  1. corporal, bodily
    Synonym: corpóreo

Noun

corporal m (plural corporais)

  1. corporal (linen cloth)

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Old French

Adjective

corporal m (oblique and nominative feminine singular corporale)

  1. Alternative form of corporel

Portuguese

Etymology

From Latin corpor?lis.

Pronunciation

Adjective

corporal m or f (plural corporais, comparable)

  1. corporal, carnal
    Synonym: corpóreo

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Noun

corporal m (plural corporais)

  1. corporal

Quotations

For quotations using this term, see Citations:corporal.

Further reading

  • "corporal" in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

Romanian

Etymology

From French corporel, from Latin corporalis.

Adjective

corporal m or n (feminine singular corporal?, masculine plural corporali, feminine and neuter plural corporale)

  1. corporal

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Spanish

Etymology

From Latin corpor?lis.

Adjective

corporal (plural corporales)

  1. (relational) body; corporal
    Synonym: corpóreo
  2. bodywide or systemic
    Synonym: corpóreo

Derived terms

Noun

corporal m (plural corporales)

  1. corporal (linen cloth)

Further reading


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