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naipes

EtymologyEdit

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

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NounEdit

naipe m (plural naipes)

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

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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
  2. (in plural, naipes) deck of cards

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