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PronunciationEdit

  • (file)

NounEdit

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

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

Related termsEdit


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.

IcelandicEdit

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)
  2. hey (protest or reprimand)
  3. hey (informal greeting)

SynonymsEdit

NounEdit

opa f (plural opas)

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

YamiEdit

NounEdit

opa

  1. (anatomy) thigh