See also: Capa, CAPA, cápa, capá, capã, capă, çapa, and сара

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Spanish capa. Doublet of cape.

NounEdit

capa (countable and uncountable, plural capas)

  1. (countable) A Spanish cloak.
  2. (uncountable) Fine Cuban tobacco for the outsides of cigars.

AnagramsEdit


CatalanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Occitan capa, from Late Latin cappa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capa f (plural capes)

  1. layer
    Al Photoshop s'usen diferents capes per tractar la imatge.
    In Photoshop different layers are used to work with images.
    La capa d'ozó està en perill.
    The ozone layer is endangered.
  2. film, skin (layer that forms on the top of certain liquids)
    Synonym: tel
  3. coat (of paint)
    Synonym:
  4. cape
    El duc portava una capa molt maca.
    The duke was wearing a very beautiful cape.

Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

Further readingEdit


FrenchEdit

PronunciationEdit

VerbEdit

capa

  1. third-person singular past historic of caper

GalicianEdit

 
Galician traditional mill

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese capa (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Late Latin cappa. Cognate with Galician capa and Spanish capa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capa f (plural capas)

  1. cloak, cape
  2. runner stone (upper, mobile millstone)
  3. each one of the flagstones which tops a wall
  4. layer
    Ese ten máis capas que unha cebola.That guy has more layers than an onion.

Related termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

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

ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From a southern dialectal form of capo (head), from Latin caput. Compare Neapolitan, Sicilian, Tarantino capa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capa f (plural cape)

  1. head
    Synonyms: capo, testa

NounEdit

capa f (plural cape)

  1. (often humorous) female equivalent of capo (boss)
  2. Alternative form of kappa

AnagramsEdit


LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From earlier (Late Latin) cappa.

NounEdit

capa m (genitive capae); first declension

  1. (Medieval Latin) a cape

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative capa capae
Genitive capae capārum
Dative capae capīs
Accusative capam capās
Ablative capā capīs
Vocative capa capae

ReferencesEdit


MalayEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • Hyphenation: ca‧pa

NounEdit

capa (Jawi spelling چاڤ‎, plural capa-capa, informal 1st possessive capaku, impolite 2nd possessive capamu, 3rd possessive capanya)

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Further readingEdit


NeapolitanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caput.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capa f (plural cape)

  1. head (the part of the body containing the brain)
    Teneva nu cappiello janco ncapa.
    They were wearing a white hat on their head.

PolishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capa m anim

  1. genitive/accusative singular of cap

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈka.pɐ/, [ˈka.pɐ]

  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧pa
  • Rhymes: -apɐ

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Portuguese capa, from Late Latin cappa.

NounEdit

capa f (plural capas)

  1. cloak; cape (long outer garment worn over the shoulders covering the back)
  2. (printing) cover (front and back of a book or magazine)
  3. the front cover or front page of a publication
  4. jacket (protective or insulating cover for an object)
  5. (bullfighting) cape (cloth used by a bullfighter to trick the bull)
  6. (figuratively) cloak (a false pretext or appearance)
  7. (geology) a top layer of rock
  8. wrapper (outer layer of a cigar)
  9. (colloquial) condom
Derived termsEdit

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit
  • Japanese: 合羽
  • Kadiwéu: caapa

Etymology 2Edit

Borrowed from Late Latin cappa, from Ancient Greek κάππα (káppa), from Phoenician 𐤊𐤐(kp /kaph/), from Proto-Semitic *kapp- (palm, hand).

NounEdit

capa m (plural capas)

  1. (Portugal) kay (name of the Latin letter K, k)
    Synonym: (Brazil)
  2. kappa (name of the Greek letter Κ, κ)

Etymology 3Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

capa

  1. third-person singular (ele and ela, also used with você and others) present indicative of capar
  2. second-person singular (tu, sometimes used with você) affirmative imperative of capar

SicilianEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caput.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkapa/
  • Hyphenation: ca‧pa

NounEdit

capa f (plural capi)

  1. (anatomy) head

SpanishEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Old Spanish capa, from Late Latin cappa. Cognate with English English cape and cope (priestly vestment). Compare English coping (top layer of a brick wall) for an English comparable semantic sense of a "layer".

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkapa/, [ˈka.pa]
  • Hyphenation: ca‧pa

NounEdit

capa f (plural capas)

  1. cloak, cape (a sleeveless garment hanging from the neck)
  2. coat, sheet (a covering of material, such as paint)
  3. layer (a single thickness of some material covering a surface)
  4. guise; pretext
Derived termsEdit
Related termsEdit

Etymology 2Edit

See the etymology of the corresponding lemma form.

VerbEdit

capa

  1. Formal second-person singular (usted) present indicative form of capar.
  2. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present indicative form of capar.
  3. Informal second-person singular () affirmative imperative form of capar.

Further readingEdit


TarantinoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caput. Compare Neapolitan and Sicilian capa.

NounEdit

capa

  1. head