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GalicianEdit

 
A birch tree growing from the cepa of a chestnut tree, A Cervela, Galicia

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cepa, from Latin cippus (post).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈθepa̝/, (western) /ˈsepa̝/

NounEdit

cepa m (plural cepas)

  1. stump; also the trunk of a living tree that has suffered many prunings
    Synonyms: carocha, coto, cozo, toco
  2. charcoal
  3. post, column
    Synonyms: , poste
  4. trunk of a vine an the vine itself
    Synonym: bacelo

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • cepa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cepa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cepa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cepa” in Santamarina, Antón (dir.), Ernesto González Seoane, María Álvarez de la Granja: Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega (v 4.0). Santiago: ILG.
  • cepa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

LatinEdit

Alternative formsEdit

EtymologyEdit

A loanword from an unknown language. Perhaps related to Ancient Greek κάπια (kápia, onions) and Welsh cenhinen (leek).

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

cēpa f (genitive cēpae); first declension

  1. onion
  2. (New Latin) Used as a species epithet in taxonomic names.

InflectionEdit

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cēpa cēpae
Genitive cēpae cēpārum
Dative cēpae cēpīs
Accusative cēpam cēpās
Ablative cēpā cēpīs
Vocative cēpa cēpae

SynonymsEdit

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DescendantsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • cepa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cepa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cepa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 108

LatvianEdit

VerbEdit

cepa

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of cept
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of cept

PolishEdit

NounEdit

cepa

  1. genitive singular of cep

PortugueseEdit

NounEdit

cepa f (plural cepas)

  1. (microbiology) strain (variant of a virus)
  2. kind (a type, race or category)
  3. vine (climbing plant that produces grapes)
  4. stump (remains of a plant that has been cut off), especially one used to make charcoal

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From cepo

NounEdit

cepa f (plural cepas)

  1. variety (of wine)
  2. strain (of virus)
  3. rootstalk (underground stem base)
  4. grapevine stock, grapevine
  5. stump (of a tree), stub
  6. root (of an animal’s tail or horns, etc.)
  7. nucleus (of cloud formation)
  8. ancestry, stock, origin (of family lineage)
  9. pier (of an arch or bridge)

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