alpago

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Etymology[edit]

al +‎ pago.

Noun[edit]

alpago (accusative singular alpagon, plural alpagoj, accusative plural alpagojn)

  1. additional fee, surcharge
    • Vladimír Váňa (translator), Aventuroj de la Brava Soldato Švejk (The Good Soldier Švejk) by Jaroslav Hašek, Part 4, Chapter 2,
      Pro ulino sen inteligenteco estis dudek-helera alpago, ĉar li eliris el tiu principo, ke tia nekulturita ino amuzos pli ol klera damo.
      For a woman without intelligence there was a surcharge of ten kreutzers because he took the view that a vulgar piece like that provided more fun than an educated lady. (Cecil Parrott translation, Heinemann, 1973)