cabeça

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Old Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin, from Latin capitia, plural accusative of capitium (covering for the head), from caput (head).

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Noun[edit]

cabeça f (plural cabeças)

  1. head
    • c1200: Almeric, Fazienda de Ultramar, f. 6v. col. 2.
      dixo ſónaua q́ tenẏa / iij. canaſtiellos. blácos ſobre / mẏ cabeça. en el canaſtiello ſu / ſano auẏa del comer de phara / on. E las aues del cielo comien / del canaſtiello ſobre mẏ. cabeça
      he said: "I dreamt I had three white baskets on my head, and on the uppermost basket was all that which the pharaoh ate, and the birds of the sky ate from the basket upon my head."

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Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cabeça, from Vulgar Latin capitia, from capitium, from Latin caput.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabeça f (plural cabeças)

  1. (anatomy) The head (part of the body)

Noun[edit]

cabeça m f (plural cabeças)

  1. (colloquial) head (leader, boss)

Spanish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabeça f (plural cabeças)

  1. obsolete spelling of cabeza