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See also: Cabra, cabrá, and cabrà

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AsturianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capra.

NounEdit

cabra f (plural cabres)

  1. goat (animal)

CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capra.

NounEdit

cabra f (plural cabres)

  1. goat (mammal)

Usage notesEdit

The term cabra can be used of a goat in general or of an adult female goat. An adult male goat is either the related term cabró or boc.

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Franco-ProvençalEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Occitan cabra, from Latin capra. Doublet of inherited chiévra.

NounEdit

cabra f (plural cabres)

  1. goat

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FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

cabra

  1. third-person singular past historic of cabrer

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capra.

NounEdit

cabra f (plural cabras)

  1. goat

ItalianEdit

LojbanEdit

EtymologyEdit

In Lojbanized spelling.

PronunciationEdit

GismuEdit

cabra (rafsi ca'a)

  1. apparatus; x1 is device/mechanism/apparatus/equipment for function x2 controlled or triggered by x3.

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OccitanEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capra.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cabra f (plural cabras)

  1. (Languedoc) goat

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PortugueseEdit

 
cabra

EtymologyEdit

From Old Portuguese cabra, from Latin capra, from Proto-Indo-European *kap-ro (buck, he-goat). Compare Spanish cabra, Catalan cabra, Italian capra, French chèvre and Romanian capră.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cabra f (plural cabras)

  1. goat

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin capra.

NounEdit

cabra f (plural cabras, masculine cabro or cabrón)

  1. female goat
  2. goat (unknown gender)
  3. (colloquial) girl

Usage notesEdit

While the general rule for gender-paired nouns in Romance languages is that the male is used when the gender is unknown, the words for goat descending from the Latin capra are an exception, with the feminine form used for goats of indeterminate gender.

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