See also: Cabo

Asturian

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Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkabo/, [ˈka.β̞o]

Preposition

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cabo

  1. next to, alongside
    Synonyms: co, xunto, al llau

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Catalan

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Verb

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cabo

  1. first-person singular present indicative of cabre

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Noun

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cabo m (plural cabo's, diminutive cabootje n)

  1. Alternative letter-case form of Cabo (Cape Verdean person)

Galician

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Cabo Ortegal, Galicia
 
Cabo Vilán, Galicia

Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese cabo, from Vulgar Latin capus, from Latin caput (head, source).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkabo/ [ˈkɑ.β̞ʊ]
  • Rhymes: -abo
  • Hyphenation: ca‧bo

Noun

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cabo m (plural cabos)

  1. end, tip, final part
    Synonyms: canto, extremo
  2. (geography) cape, headland
  3. handle
    Synonym: mango
  4. rope
    Synonym: corda
  5. wire
    Synonym: cable

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Noun

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cabo m or f (plural cabos)

  1. corporal

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cabo

  1. next, by

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References

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  • Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja, Ana Isabel Boullón Agrelo (20062022) “cabo”, in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • Xavier Varela Barreiro, Xavier Gómez Guinovart (20062018) “cabo”, in Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval (in Galician), Santiago de Compostela: ILG
  • cabo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006–2013.
  • cabo” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cabo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Indonesian

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Etymology

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From Xiamen Hokkien 查某 (tsa-bó͘, “woman”).

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡ʃabo/ [ˈt͡ʃa.bo]
  • Rhymes: -abo
  • Hyphenation: ca‧bo

Noun

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cabo (first-person possessive caboku, second-person possessive cabomu, third-person possessive cabonya)

  1. (chiefly Jakarta, vulgar) prostitute; whore

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Latin

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Etymology 1

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Found in Late Latin; from a source akin to Khotanese [script needed] (kabä, horse), Persian کول (kaval, slow, clumsy horse) (from Proto-Indo-Iranian *kaba, *kabala (horse)) and Old Church Slavonic кобꙑла (kobyla, mare), which could ultimately be of Proto-Indo-European origin.[1]

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cabō m (genitive cabōnis); third declension

  1. gelding
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Third-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cabō cabōnēs
Genitive cabōnis cabōnum
Dative cabōnī cabōnibus
Accusative cabōnem cabōnēs
Ablative cabōne cabōnibus
Vocative cabō cabōnēs

Etymology 2

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Noun

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cabō

  1. dative/ablative singular of cabus

References

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  • cabo”, in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cabo in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire illustré latin-français, Hachette.
  • cabo in Charles du Fresne du Cange’s Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (augmented edition with additions by D. P. Carpenterius, Adelungius and others, edited by Léopold Favre, 1883–1887)

Portuguese

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Pronunciation

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  • Rhymes: -abu
  • Homophone: cavo (Northern Portugal)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧bo
  • Audio (São Paulo):(file)

Etymology 1

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From Old Galician-Portuguese cabo (besides; nearby), from Vulgar Latin capus, from Latin caput (head), from Proto-Italic *kaput, from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-. Doublet of caput, capuz, chefe, and chef.

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cabo m (plural cabos)

  1. (military) rank roughly equivalent to corporal
  2. (geomorphology) cape (piece of land extending beyond the coast)
    Synonym: promontório
  3. the final steps or moments of an event
    Synonyms: conclusão, fim, finalização, término, termo
  4. head man (person in charge of an organisation or group)
    Synonyms: cabeça, chefe, comandante, líder
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Etymology 2

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From Old Galician-Portuguese caboo, from Late Latin capulum (rope; halter), from Latin capiō (to seize). Doublet of cacho.

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cabo m (plural cabos)

  1. cable (strong, large-diameter wire or rope)
  2. cable (assembly of wires used for electrical power or data circuits)
  3. (nautical) any rope in a ship except the bell rope and the clock rope
  4. a long handle, such as a shaft
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  • (certain ropes in a ship): corda
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Spanish

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Etymology

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Inherited from Vulgar Latin capus, from Latin caput, from Proto-Italic *kaput, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *kaput-. Doublet of jefe and chef.

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cabo m (plural cabos)

  1. end, edge, extremity (furthest or terminal point of something)
    Synonym: borde
  2. end, finish, conclusion (terminal point of something in time)
  3. stub, butt, stump (something blunted, stunted, burnt to a stub, or cut short)
  4. (nautical) cable, rope (strong rope or chain, especially used to moor or anchor a ship)
  5. (geography) cape, headland (piece or point of land, extending beyond the adjacent coast into a sea or lake)
  6. (military) corporal (non-commissioned officer army rank with NATO code OR-4)
    • 1973, Mario Vargas Llosa, Pantaleón y las Visitadoras, Punto de Lectura, published 2007, page 20:
      A Luisa Cánepa, mi sirvienta, la violó un sargento, y después un cabo y después un soldado raso.
      My servant Luisa Cánepa was raped by a sergeant, then by a corporal, and then by a private.
  7. (law enforcement) sergeant (highest rank of noncommissioned officer)
  8. (in the plural) accessories, knick-knacks, odds and ends (small trinket of minor value)

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