chalupa

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Mexican Spanish chalupa. Doublet of shallop.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chalupa (plural chalupas)

  1. A shallop from Xochimilco.
  2. A specialty food of south-central Mexico, consisting of a bowl-shaped fried tortilla stuffed with chopped meat, lettuce, cheese, etc.
    • 2018, Dotty Griffith, The Ultimate Tortilla Press Cookbook, page 116:
      The Tex-Mex–style chalupas I'm most familiar with are built on flat, crisp-fried corn tortillas.
    • 2021 May 6, Lyda Jones Burnette, “Shrimp Chalupas”, in Country Living Magazine:
      (see title)
    • 2021 December 6, Hannah Albertine, Nikko Duren, & Carlo Mantuano, “NYC’s Best New Dishes Of 2021”, in The Infatuation:
      The tortillas for the chalupas are cooked in pork lard on a charcoal-fired comal, and they get doused with salsa, shredded pork, and onions.

Derived termsEdit


CzechEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *xalupa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chalupa f

  1. cottage; rural house

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

Further readingEdit

  • chalupa in Příruční slovník jazyka českého, 1935–1957
  • chalupa in Slovník spisovného jazyka českého, 1960–1971, 1989

PortugueseEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chaloupe,[1][2] likely from Old French eschalope (shell).

PronunciationEdit

 

  • Hyphenation: cha‧lu‧pa

NounEdit

chalupa f (plural chalupas)

  1. sloop (single-masted sailboat)

AdjectiveEdit

chalupa m or f (plural chalupas)

  1. (Portugal) crazy, mad

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ chalupa” in Dicionário infopédia da Língua Portuguesa. Porto: Porto Editora, 2003–2023.
  2. ^ chalupa” in Dicionário Priberam da Língua Portuguesa.

SlovakEdit

EtymologyEdit

Inherited from Proto-Slavic *xalupa.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

chalupa f

  1. cottage; rural house

Derived termsEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • chalupa in Slovak dictionaries at slovnik.juls.savba.sk

SpanishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from French chaloupe, from Old French eschalope (shell).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡ʃaˈlupa/ [t͡ʃaˈlu.pa]
  • Rhymes: -upa
  • Syllabification: cha‧lu‧pa

NounEdit

chalupa f (plural chalupas)

  1. (nautical) shallop, sloop, launch (a kind of longboat)
  2. (Chile) flip-flop, slipper, sandal
  3. (Mexico) two-man canoe
  4. (Mexico) a chalupa (bowl-shaped fried tortilla stuffed with chopped meat, lettuce, cheese, etc.)
  5. (Mexico, slang) fat girl

DescendantsEdit

  • English: chalupa

Further readingEdit