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GalicianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese topete (13th century, Cantigas de Santa Maria), from Old French toupet (tuft of hair on the top of the head), ultimately from Proto-Germanic *tuppaz (summit, crest).[1]

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

topete m (plural topetes)

  1. tuft of hair on the top of the head
  2. eaves
    Synonyms: beirado, beiril, penal
  3. cornice, ledge
    Synonyms: beirado, beiril, penal
  4. stone that tops a wall or building
    Synonym: penal
  5. extreme of a thread
  6. tongue of a shoe

ReferencesEdit

  • topete” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • topete” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • topete” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • topete” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • topete” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  1. ^ Coromines, Joan; Pascual, José A. (1991–1997). Diccionario crítico etimológico castellano e hispánico. Madrid: Gredos, s.v. copa.

PortugueseEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

topete m (plural topetes)

  1. quiff (hairstyle whereby the forelock is brushed and/or gelled upward)
  2. (figuratively) arrogant pride

SpanishEdit

VerbEdit

topete

  1. First-person singular (yo) present subjunctive form of topetar.
  2. Formal second-person singular (usted) present subjunctive form of topetar.
  3. Third-person singular (él, ella, also used with usted?) present subjunctive form of topetar.