See also: ĉapo and capo-

EnglishEdit

NounEdit

capo (plural capos)

  1. A movable bar placed across the fingerboard of a guitar used to raise the pitch of all strings.
  2. A leader in the Mafia; a caporegime.

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IstriotEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin caput.

NounEdit

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.

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

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SpanishEdit

NounEdit

capo m (plural capos)

  1. gangster
Last modified on 9 April 2014, at 18:26