capo

See also: ĉapo, capo-, and capó

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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).

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capo ‎(plural capos)

  1. A leader in the Mafia; a caporegime.
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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
  3. end (of a rope etc)
  4. cape (especially when capitalised in placenames)
  5. ply
  6. buddy
  7. (heraldry) chief

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capo

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

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Etymology 1Edit

From Italian capo ‎(head). Related to cabo.

NounEdit

capo m ‎(plural capos)

  1. gangster

Etymology 2Edit

See capar

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capo

  1. First-person singular (yo) present indicative form of capar.
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