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The correct spelling for kaput, in the Yiddish alphabet, is needed in the Etymology section. Bennmorland 02:33, 14 May 2005 (UTC)
The word seems in fact to come from the French 'capot'.
- More likely, they all come originally from Latin caput. --EncycloPetey 06:57, 18 April 2006 (UTC)