cabello

See also: Cabello

Old SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capillum, accusative of capillus.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈbeʎo/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧bel‧lo

NounEdit

cabello m (plural cabellos)

  1. (usually in the plural, anatomy) hair
    • c. 1250, Alfonso X, Lapidario, f. 17r.
      Et a eſte nombre por que ſegund dize ptholomeo naſcen en aquella tierra en los arboles unas fructas en figuras de mugieres ¬ cuelgan por los cabellos.
      And it has this name because, according to Ptolemy, fruits in the shape of women grow on the trees of that land, and they hang by the hair.

DescendantsEdit

  • Spanish: cabello

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish cabello, from Latin capillus, capillum (whence English capillary). Compare Galician cabelo, Portuguese cabelo.

PronunciationEdit

 
  • IPA(key): (most of Spain and Latin America) /kaˈbeʝo/ [kaˈβ̞e.ʝo]
  • IPA(key): (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) /kaˈbeʎo/ [kaˈβ̞e.ʎo]
  • IPA(key): (Buenos Aires and environs) /kaˈbeʃo/ [kaˈβ̞e.ʃo]
  • IPA(key): (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) /kaˈbeʒo/ [kaˈβ̞e.ʒo]

 
  • (most of Spain and Latin America) Rhymes: -eʝo
  • (rural northern Spain, Andes Mountains) Rhymes: -eʎo
  • (Buenos Aires and environs) Rhymes: -eʃo
  • (elsewhere in Argentina and Uruguay) Rhymes: -eʒo

  • Syllabification: ca‧be‧llo

NounEdit

cabello m (plural cabellos)

  1. hair (the mass of hairs on the head)
    Synonym: pelo

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • cabello”, in Diccionario de la lengua española, Vigésima tercera edición, Real Academia Española, 2014
  • 2017 May 20, “Trasplante de cabello - Injerto Capilar FUE en España”, in Medican Clinics[1]:
    Trasplante de cabello o injerto capilar FUE en España con clínicas en Barcelona y Málaga por 2.995 € hasta 4.500 folículos
    (please add an English translation of this quote)