cabo

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cabo

  1. first-person singular present indicative form of cabre

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cabo, from Vulgar Latin *capum, from Latin caput ‎(head, source).

Noun[edit]

cabo m ‎(plural cabos)

  1. end, final part
  2. cape, headland
  3. handle
  4. corporal

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Indonesian[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabo

  1. (vulgar) whore

Latin[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabō

  1. dative singular of cabus
  2. ablative singular of cabus

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Portuguese[edit]

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Etymology 1[edit]

From Old Portuguese cabo ‎(besides; nearby), from Vulgar Latin *capum, from Latin caput ‎(head), from Proto-Italic *kaput, from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-. Doublet of chefe.

Noun[edit]

cabo m (plural cabos)

  1. (military) rank roughly equivalent to corporal
  2. (geomorphology) cape (piece of land extending beyond the coast)
  3. the final steps or moments of an event
  4. head man (person in charge of an organisation or group)
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Medieval Latin capulum ‎(rope; halter), from Latin capiō ‎(I seize).

Noun[edit]

cabo m (plural cabos)

  1. cable (strong, large-diameter wire or rope)
  2. cable (assembly of wires used for electrical power or data circuits)
  3. (nautical) any rope in a ship except the bell rope and the clock rope
  4. a long handle, such as a shaft
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  • (certain ropes in a ship): corda
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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Vulgar Latin *capum, from Latin caput, from Proto-Italic *kaput, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *kaput-. Doublet of jefe.

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cabo m ‎(plural cabos)

  1. end, edge, extremity
  2. end, finish, conclusion
  3. stub, butt, stump
  4. (nautical) cable, rope
  5. (geography) cape
  6. (military) corporal
    • 1973, Mario Vargas Llosa, Pantaleón y las Visitadoras (Punto de Lectura 2007), page 20:
      A Luisa Cánepa, mi sirvienta, la violó un sargento, y después un cabo y después un soldado raso.
      My servant Luisa Cánepa was raped by a sergeant, then by a corporal, and then by a private.
  7. (police) sergeant
  8. (in the plural) accessories, knick-knacks

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