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capo

See also: ĉapo and capo-

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Etymology 1Edit

Shortening of capotasto, from Italian.

NounEdit

capo (plural capos)

  1. A movable bar placed across the fingerboard of a guitar used to raise the pitch of all strings.

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Etymology 2Edit

From Italian capo (head).

NounEdit

capo (plural capos)

  1. A leader in the Mafia; a caporegime.
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IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caput.

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capo m

  1. head
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 40:
      Nun o’ pioün veîsto el pioûn biel capo biondo.
      I haven’t seen a more beautiful blonde head.

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ItalianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caput, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *kaput-.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkapo/, [ˈkaː.po]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cà‧po

NounEdit

capo m (plural capi)

  1. head
  2. boss, chief, leader, master, top banana, big cheese, big enchilada, big kahuna, bigwig, big wheel, grand poobah, head honcho, kingpin, muckety muck, top dog
  3. end (of a rope etc)
  4. cape (especially when capitalised in placenames)
  5. ply
  6. buddy
  7. (heraldry) chief

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NounEdit

capo m (plural capos)

  1. gangster

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capo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of capar