corporals (plural noun)
  1. a rank of non-commissioned officer in the army, above lance corporal or private first class and below sergeant.
    a petty officer who attended solely to police matters, under the master-at-arms.
    another term for fallfish.
mid 16th century: from French, obsolete variant of caporal, from Italian caporale, probably based on Latin corpus, corpor- ‘body (of troops)’, with a change of spelling in Italian due to association with capo ‘head’.
  1. relating to the human body.
late Middle English: via Old French from Latin corporalis, from corpus, corpor- ‘body’.
corporals (plural noun)
  1. a cloth on which the chalice and paten are placed during the celebration of the Eucharist.
Middle English: from medieval Latin corporale (pallium) ‘body (cloth)’, from Latin corpus, corpor- ‘body’.
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a corporal had been machine-gunned in an ambush.
he earned the rank of Substantive corporal.
‘Move!’ bawled the drill corporal.
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Laguages Translations
Afrikaans korporaal
Arabic (ADJECTIVE)العقاب البدني, العريف, عريف, البدنية, الجسدية, بدنية, جسدية, بدني
(NOUN)أيها العريف
Bangla শারীরিক
Bosnian (Latin) Razvodnik
Bulgarian (NOUN)ефрейтор
Cantonese (Traditional) 下士
Catalan caporal
Chinese Simplified 下士
Chinese Traditional 下士
Croatian (ADJECTIVE)kaplare, desetniče, vodnik, razvodnik, skupniče, tjelesno
Czech (ADJECTIVE)desátník, tělesné
Danish (ADJECTIVE)korporal
Dutch (ADJECTIVE)korporaal, lichamelijke
Estonian kapral
Finnish (NOUN)Alikersantti, korpraali
French (ADJECTIVE)caporal, corporel, brigadier
German (ADJECTIVE)Unteroffizier, Gefreiter, körperliche
Greek (NOUN)δεκανέα
(ADJECTIVE)δεκανέας, σωματική
Haitian Creole kaporal
Hebrew רב-טוראי
Hindi (ADJECTIVE)शारीरिक
Hungarian (NOUN)tizedes
Icelandic undirliðþjálfi
Indonesian (NOUN)kopral
Italian (ADJECTIVE)caporale, corporale, punizioni
Japanese (ADJECTIVE)伍長, 肉体, 体罰
Kiswahili (ADJECTIVE)viboko
Klingon Du'
Korean (NOUN)상병
Latvian Kaprālis
Lithuanian Kapralas
Malay (Latin) (ADJECTIVE)Koperal
Norwegian Bokmål korporal
Persian سرجوخه
Polish (ADJECTIVE)kapral, cielesne
Portuguese (ADJECTIVE)cabo, corporais
Romanian (ADJECTIVE)caporalul, corporale
Russian (ADJECTIVE)телесные, капрал, старшина
Samoan loa
Serbian (Cyrillic) Каплар
Serbian (Latin) Kaplar
Slovak (ADJECTIVE)desiatnik, telesné
Slovenian (ADJECTIVE)telesnim
Spanish (ADJECTIVE)cabo, corporales
Swedish (NOUN)korpral
Tamil கோப்ரல்
Telugu శారీరిక
Thai ลงโทษ
Tongan kopila
Turkish (ADJECTIVE)onbaşı, bedensel
Ukrainian (ADJECTIVE)тілесні
Urdu کارپورل
Welsh (ADJECTIVE)cosb, gorfforol
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