See also: Opa, OPA, opá, opâ, and ώπα

DutchEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

opa m (plural opa's, diminutive opaatje n)

  1. (informal) granddad, grandpa, pops
    Synonyms: bompa, grootvader

Related termsEdit

DescendantsEdit

  • Skepi Creole Dutch: opai
  • Papiamentu: opa

EsperantoEdit

EtymologyEdit

From opo +‎ -a.

PronunciationEdit

AdjectiveEdit

opa (accusative singular opan, plural opaj, accusative plural opajn)

  1. joint, shared, mutual (done or held by multiple entities together)
    Oni ne povas nomi doktrino tiun opan duonfrenezon.
    This joint half-madness cannot be called a doctrine.

Usage notesEdit

This word is not to be used in the sense of "single," "individual," or "isolated." It means the opposite. See unuopa, aparta, and individua.


GalicianEdit

Etymology 1Edit

Onomatopoeic, or either related to English up.

PronunciationEdit

InterjectionEdit

opa!

  1. up!
    • 19th c, traditional, D. Blanco (ed.), A poesía popular en Galicia 1745-1885. Recopilación, estudio e edición crítica (vol. II), page 153:
      O que se casa con vellas / non sei qué gracia lles topa / cando se sentan: «Ai» / cando se erguen: «Opa»
      The one that marries an old woman, I don't know what charm he finds, when she sits down is «Ouch!», when she gets up is «Up
    Synonym: upa

Etymology 2Edit

14th century. Unknown.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

opa f (plural opas)

  1. (usually in the plural) a type of cape used by members of the clergy
    • 1414, Clarinda de Azevedo Maia (ed.), História do galego-português. Estado linguístico da Galiza e do Noroeste de Portugal do século XII ao século XVI (com referência á situação do galego moderno). Coimbra: I.N.I.C., page 102:
      mando a Rodrigo Afonſo, clerigo, meu criado, as mjñas opas griſes forradas de ſarga vermella
      I send to Rodrigo Afonso, my servant, my grey capes [which are] lined in red serge
    Synonym: balandrán

ReferencesEdit

  • opa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • opas” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • opa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • opa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.

GaroEdit

EtymologyEdit

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VerbEdit

opa

  1. to suck

GuaraníEdit

DeterminerEdit

opa

  1. all

IcelandicEdit

NounEdit

opa

  1. indefinite genitive plural of op

LithuanianEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

opà f (plural opos) stress pattern 1

  1. ulcer

InterjectionEdit

opa

  1. hop (about jumping)

PortugueseEdit

InterjectionEdit

opa

  1. oops (acknowledging a minor mistake)
    Synonym: ops
  2. hey (protest or reprimand)
  3. hey (informal greeting)

NounEdit

opa f (plural opas)

  1. a type of cape used by members of the clergy

SpanishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Unknown.

InterjectionEdit

opa

  1. (Argentina, Uruguay) Expression indicating surprise.

YamiEdit

NounEdit

opa

  1. (anatomy) thigh