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naipes

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from Spanish naipe, from Catalan naip, ultimately from Arabic نَائِب(nāʾib, deputy), the second-highest court card in the Mamluk deck.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

naipe m (plural naipes)

  1. (card games) suit (card game category)
    Synonym: pinta
  2. (by extension) group, set
  3. (by extension, music) section (of a band or orchestra)

Related termsEdit

Suits in Portuguese · naipes (see also: baralho) (layout · text)
       
copas ouros espadas paus

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SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Catalan naip, ultimately from Arabic نَائِب(nāʾib, deputy), the second-highest court card in the Mamluk deck.

NounEdit

naipe m (plural naipes)

  1. playing card
    Synonym: carta
  2. (in the plural) deck of cards
    Synonym: baraja