cappella

See also: Cappella

ItalianEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kapˈpɛl.la/
  • Rhymes: -ɛlla
  • Hyphenation: cap‧pèl‧la

Etymology 1Edit

From Medieval Latin or Late Latin cappella, from the diminutive of cappa.

NounEdit

cappella f (plural cappelle)

  1. (Christianity) chapel
  2. (music) choir and accompanying musicians assigned to a church
Derived termsEdit
DescendantsEdit
  • German: Kapelle
  • Norwegian Bokmål: cappella

Etymology 2Edit

From cappello (hat).

NounEdit

cappella f (plural cappelle)

  1. (mycology) cap
  2. (colloquial) head, glans (apex of the penis)
    Synonym: glande
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Further readingEdit

  • cappella1 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana
  • cappella2 in Treccani.it – Vocabolario Treccani on line, Istituto dell'Enciclopedia Italiana

LatinEdit

EtymologyEdit

cappa (cape; coat) +‎ -ellus (diminutive suffix), literally little cloak. More at chapel.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cappella f (genitive cappellae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin, Medieval Latin) chapel
  2. (Late Latin, Vulgar Latin, Medieval Latin) choir

DeclensionEdit

First-declension noun.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cappella cappellae
Genitive cappellae cappellārum
Dative cappellae cappellīs
Accusative cappellam cappellās
Ablative cappellā cappellīs
Vocative cappella cappellae

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DescendantsEdit


Norwegian BokmålEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Italian cappella (chapel), from Medieval Latin or Late Latin cappella (chapel), from cappa (cape), from either capitulāre (head tax), from caput (head, top), from Proto-Italic *kaput (head), from Proto-Indo-European *káput- (head), from *kap- (to seize), or perhaps of substrate origin or from Ancient Greek [Term?] + and from -ellus (diminutive suffix), alternative form of -ulus (forms diminutive), from Proto-Italic *-olos, from earlier *-elos, from Proto-Indo-European *-e-lós, from Proto-Indo-European *-lós (forms agent nouns).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kaˈpɛlːa/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -elːa
  • Hyphenation: cap‧pel‧la

AdverbEdit

cappella

  1. Only used in a cappella (a cappella)