See also: Cappa and čáppa

EnglishEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Learned borrowing from Late Latin cappa. Doublet of capa and cape.

NounEdit

cappa (plural cappae)

  1. (palynology) The thick wall on the proximal side of the corpus of a pollen grain.
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Etymology 2Edit

(This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium.)

NounEdit

cappa (plural cappas)

  1. (colloquial) A cappuccino.
    • 2010, Janey Lee Grace, Look Great Naturally...Without Ditching the Lipstick, page 211:
      I tend to like lattes or cappas, and have been known to have two or three a day, usually when I'm stressed.

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ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

Etymology 1Edit

From Late Latin cappa.

NounEdit

cappa f (plural cappe)

  1. sleeveless coat; cloak
  2. cowl, hood
  3. tarpaulin
  4. cape
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DescendantsEdit
  • Aromanian: capã

Etymology 2Edit

 
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Borrowed from Late Latin cappa, from Ancient Greek κάππα (káppa).

NounEdit

cappa m or f (invariable)

  1. The name of the Latin-script letter K.; kay

See alsoEdit

Further readingEdit

  • cappa1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • cappa3 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

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EtymologyEdit

Disputed. The leading theory is that it is perhaps the shortened form of capitulāre (head tax), from caput, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *káput-. Another theory derives it from Ancient Greek [Term?].

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cappa f (genitive cappae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) cape, sleeveless coat

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cappa cappae
Genitive cappae cappārum
Dative cappae cappīs
Accusative cappam cappās
Ablative cappā cappīs
Vocative cappa cappae

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SpanishEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkapa/ [ˈka.pa]
  • Rhymes: -apa
  • Syllabification: cap‧pa

NounEdit

cappa f (plural cappas)

  1. kappa; the Greek letter Κ, κ
    Synonym: kappa

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