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VerbEdit

cabo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of cabre

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cabo, from Vulgar Latin *capum, from Latin caput (head, source).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cabo m (plural cabos)

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

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ReferencesEdit

  • cabo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cabo” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cabo” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cabo” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • cabo” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

IndonesianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Hokkien 查某 (cha-bó͘, “woman”).

NounEdit

cabo

  1. (vulgar) prostitute; whore

LatinEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cabō m (genitive cabōnis); third declension

  1. gelding

InflectionEdit

Third declension.

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

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

cabō

  1. dative singular of cabus
  2. ablative singular of cabus

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PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

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

NounEdit

cabo m (plural cabos)

  1. (military) rank roughly equivalent to corporal
  2. (geomorphology) cape (piece of land extending beyond the coast)
  3. the final steps or moments of an event
  4. head man (person in charge of an organisation or group)
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Etymology 2Edit

From Medieval Latin capulum (rope; halter), from Latin capiō (I seize).

NounEdit

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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Coordinate termsEdit
  • (certain ropes in a ship): corda
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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Vulgar Latin *capum, from Latin caput, from Proto-Italic *kaput, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *kaput-. Doublet of jefe.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkabo/, [ˈkaβo]
  • (file)
  • (file)
  • Homophone: cavo

NounEdit

cabo m (plural cabos)

  1. end, edge, extremity
  2. end, finish, conclusion
  3. stub, butt, stump
  4. (nautical) cable, rope
  5. (geography) cape
  6. (military) corporal
    • 1973, Mario Vargas Llosa, Pantaleón y las Visitadoras (Punto de Lectura 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
  8. (in the plural) accessories, knick-knacks

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