cabeza

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Aragonese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin capitia, from the neuter plural (reanalyzed as a feminine singular) of Latin capitium, diminutive of caput.

Noun[edit]

cabeza f

  1. (anatomy) head

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin capitia, from the neuter plural (reanalyzed as a feminine singular) of Latin capitium, diminutive of caput.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabeza f (plural cabeces)

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

Galician[edit]

Iron Age Galician severed head sculpture
Cabeza de Rubiás, Iron Age

Etymology[edit]

Since the 12th century in Latin charters. From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cabeça, from Vulgar Latin capitia, from the neuter plural (reanalyzed as a feminine singular) of Latin capitium, diminutive of caput (head). Cognate with Portuguese cabeça and Spanish cabeza.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈβeθa̝/, (western) /kaˈβesa̝/

Noun[edit]

cabeza f (plural cabezas)

  1. head
  2. extreme of an axle
  3. extreme or top of something
  4. crown of a tree
  5. large round mountaintop
  6. (figuratively) mind, reasoning
  7. (usually in the plural) milk skin

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • cabeza” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cabeza” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cabeza” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cabeza” in Santamarina, Antón (coord.): Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.
  • cabeza” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Spanish[edit]

Spanish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish cabeça, from Vulgar Latin capitia, from the neuter plural (reanalyzed as a feminine singular) of Latin capitium, diminutive of caput.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Castilian) IPA(key): /kaˈbeθa/, [kaˈβeθa]
  • (Latin America) IPA(key): /kaˈbesa/, [kaˈβesa]
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -esa
  • Hyphenation: ca‧be‧za

Noun[edit]

cabeza f (plural cabezas)

  1. (anatomy) head

Derived terms[edit]

(diminutive cabecilla or cabecita) (augmentative cabezazo, cabezón, cabezota, or cabezudo)

Further reading[edit]