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tipo

tipo

See also: tipo-, -tipo, and Típo

Italian

Adjective

tipo (invariable)

  1. standard, model, average, stock

Adverb

tipo

  1. (colloquial) indicating approximation or uncertainty; like, kinda
    C'erano, tipo, venti persone.
    There were, like, twenty people.

Noun

tipo m (plural tipi, feminine tipa)

  1. type, standard, pattern
  2. type, kind, sort, quality, model, style
  3. (familiar) type, person, fellow, guy, bloke, character, chap, turn

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Portuguese

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Etymology

From Latin typus (figure; type), from Ancient Greek τύπος (túpos, mark), from τύπτω (túptō, I poke).

Pronunciation

Noun

tipo m (plural tipos)

  1. kind; sort; type (grouping based on shared characteristics)
    Este tipo de fruta é muito doce.
    This kind of fruit is very sweet.
  2. guy; bloke (unspecified or unknown man)
    Um tipo apareceu em casa.
    Some guy showed up at my house.
  3. (typography) type (letter or character used for printing)
  4. (linguistics) a language type in typology

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Particle

tipo

  1. (Brazil, informal) (just) like; compared to; similar to
    Lobos são tipo cães só que maiores e mais selvagens.
    Wolves are like dogs but bigger and more wild.
  2. (Brazil, informal) like; such as; for instance
    Queria ter um animal fofo, tipo um gato
    I wish to have a cute animal, such as a cat
  3. (Brazil, informal) like (mild intensifier)
    Eu tive que, tipo, ler um livro.
    I had to, like, read a book.

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For usage examples of this term, see Citations:tipo.

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Spanish

Noun

tipo m (plural tipos)

  1. kind, type
  2. rate, rate of interest
  3. composure, cool

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  • (rate of interest): tipo de interés

Noun

tipo m (plural tipos, feminine tipa)

  1. (colloquial) guy, dude

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