capoeira

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

From Brazilian Portuguese capoeira, of uncertain etymology.

PronunciationEdit

  • (UK) IPA(key): /kæpəˈweəɹə/, /kæpəʊˈeəɹə/
  • (US) IPA(key): /kɑpəˈwɛɹə/, /kɑpˈwɛɹə/
  • (file)

NounEdit

capoeira (countable and uncountable, plural capoeiras)

  1. (uncountable) A martial art developed in Brazil.
  2. (countable) A practitioner of this martial art.

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CzechEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese capoeira.

NounEdit

capoeira f

  1. capoeira

DutchEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Portuguese capoeira.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaːpuˈeːraː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: ca‧po‧ei‧ra

NounEdit

capoeira f (uncountable)

  1. capoeira

FrenchEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese capoeira.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

capoeira f (uncountable)

  1. capoeira

GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

Attested since 1707. From capón +‎ -eira.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kɑpoˈejɾɐ], [kɑpʊˈejɾɐ]

NounEdit

capoeira f (plural capoeiras)

  1. coop for fattening the capons, which was usually kept inside the house
  2. flat surface over the oven, where this coop used to be
    • 1889, Xulio Alonso Sánchez, O Chufón:
      O xastre sentouse na capoeira, que por tras do caldeiro estaba, picou un cigarro, poñendo mentras o debullaba entre as maus, o papel no labeo, namentras que o patrón botaba un angazo de toxos no lume.
      the tailor sat down on the oven's stone, which was behind the cauldron, and prepared a cigarette putting, while handling it, the paper on the lip, whilst the head of household was throwing a bunch of furzes into the fire
  3. henhouse, coop
    • 1707, Salvador Francisco Roel, Entremés ao real e feliz parto da nosa raíña:
      E pois eu tamén lle ofrezo
      duas ducias de regeyfas,
      seis moletes, dèz galiñas,
      que teño na capoeyra,
      e mais vn par de capòs
      que m'àn de dar quintafeyra.
      And so also I offer her
      two dozens loaves,
      six muffins, ten hens that
      I have in the coop
      and a pair of capons
      they'll give me Thursday
    Synonyms: galiñeiro, poleiro

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PortugueseEdit

 
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capoeira (1)

PronunciationEdit

 
  • (Brazil) IPA(key): /ka.poˈe(j).ɾɐ/ [ka.poˈe(ɪ̯).ɾɐ], /ka.puˈe(j).ɾɐ/ [ka.pʊˈe(ɪ̯).ɾɐ], (faster pronunciation) /kaˈpwe(j).ɾɐ/ [kaˈpwe(ɪ̯).ɾɐ]
    • (Southern Brazil) IPA(key): /ka.poˈe(j).ɾa/ [ka.poˈe(ɪ̯).ɾa], /ka.puˈe(j).ɾa/ [ka.pʊˈe(ɪ̯).ɾa], (faster pronunciation) /kaˈpwe(j).ɾa/ [kaˈpwe(ɪ̯).ɾa]
 
  • (Portugal) IPA(key): /kɐˈpwɐj.ɾɐ/
    • (Central Portugal) IPA(key): /kɐˈpwej.ɾɐ/
    • (Southern Portugal) IPA(key): /kɐˈpwe.ɾɐ/

  • Hyphenation: ca‧po‧ei‧ra

Etymology 1Edit

From capão (capon) +‎ -eira. Compare Galician capoeira and Spanish caponera.

NounEdit

capoeira f (plural capoeiras)

  1. henhouse
    Fui à capoeira apanhar ovos.
    I went to the henhouse to gather eggs.
    Synonym: galinheiro
  2. (Can we verify(+) this sense?) (colloquial) brothel

Etymology 2Edit

Uncertain, but usually said to be from Old Tupi ko'puera (from ko (clearing) + puera (that once was)) or from ka'apuera (from ka'a (woods; forest)), both referring to lands that used to be cleared by the Tupis for agriculture and to which slaves would escape.[1][2][3]

NounEdit

capoeira f (uncountable)

  1. capoeira, a martial art developed in Brazil
    A capoeira é uma arte marcial brasileira.
    Capoeira is a Brazilian martial art.
Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ capoeira” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.
  2. ^ capoeira” in Dicionário Aberto based on Novo Diccionário da Língua Portuguesa de Cândido de Figueiredo, 1913
  3. ^ capoeira”, in The American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th edition, Boston, Mass.: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, 2016, →ISBN.

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Portuguese capoeira.

NounEdit

capoeira f (plural capoeiras)

  1. capoeira