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AragoneseEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin capitia, from the neuter plural (reanalyzed as a feminine singular) of Latin capitium, diminutive of caput.

NounEdit

cabeza f

  1. (anatomy) head

AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin capitia, from the neuter plural (reanalyzed as a feminine singular) of Latin capitium, diminutive of caput.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cabeza f (plural cabeces)

  1. (anatomy) head (part of the body)

GalicianEdit

 
Iron Age Galician severed head sculpture
 
Cabeza de Rubiás, Iron Age

EtymologyEdit

Since the 12th century in Latin charters. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cabeça, from Vulgar Latin capitia, from the neuter plural (reanalyzed as a feminine singular) of Latin capitium, diminutive of caput (head). Cognate with Portuguese cabeça and Spanish cabeza.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈβeθa̝/, (western) /kaˈβesa̝/

NounEdit

cabeza f (plural cabezas)

  1. head
  2. extreme of an axle
  3. extreme or top of something
  4. crown of a tree
  5. large round mountaintop
  6. (figuratively) mind, reasoning
  7. (usually in the plural) milk skin

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • cabeza” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cabeza” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cabeza” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Old Spanish cabeça, from Vulgar Latin capitia, from the neuter plural (reanalyzed as a feminine singular) of Latin capitium, diminutive of caput.

PronunciationEdit

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /kaˈbeθa/, [kaˈβeθa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /kaˈbesa/, [kaˈβesa]
  • (file)

NounEdit

cabeza f (plural cabezas)

  1. (anatomy) head

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit