See also: capon, Capon, and ĉapon

Galician

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Feira do capón ("the capon fair"), Vilalba

Etymology

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From Old Galician-Portuguese capon (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from a Vulgar Latin root *cappō, *cappōnem, from Latin cāpō. Compare Portuguese capão and Spanish capón.

Pronunciation

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Noun

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capón m (plural capóns)

  1. capon
    • 1348, Antonio López Ferreiro, editor, Galicia Histórica. Colección diplomática, Santiago: Tipografía Galaica, page 72:
      It. mando que den .CCC. mrs. porllas almas daquelles a que tomey capon ou gallina ou carne que non pagase.
      Item, I order that they shall give 300 maravedis for the souls of them from whom I took capon or hen or meat that I didn't pay
  2. faggot, bundle

References

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

Spanish

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Etymology

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From a Vulgar Latin root *cappō, *cappōnem, from Latin cāpō. Compare Catalan capó, English capon, French chapon, Italian cappone, Portuguese capão.

Pronunciation

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  • IPA(key): /kaˈpon/ [kaˈpõn]
  • Rhymes: -on
  • Syllabification: ca‧pón

Adjective

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capón (feminine capona, masculine plural capones, feminine plural caponas)

  1. castrated
    Synonym: castrado
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Noun

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capón m (plural capones)

  1. capon (castrated cockerel)
  2. pat or rap on the head

Descendants

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  • Kapampangan: kapun
  • Tagalog: kapon

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Venetian

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Alternative forms

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Etymology

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From a Vulgar Latin root *cappō, *cappōnem, from Latin cāpō. Compare Italian cappone.

Noun

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capón m (plural capóni)

  1. capon