cabra

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See also: Cabra, cabrá, and cabrà

Asturian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin capra.

Noun[edit]

cabra f (plural cabres)

  1. goat (animal)

Catalan[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan cabra, from Latin capra, from caper, from Proto-Indo-European *kápros.

Noun[edit]

cabra f (plural cabres)

  1. goat (mammal)

Usage notes[edit]

The term cabra can be used of a goat in general or of an adult female goat. An adult male goat is either the related term cabró or boc.

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Franco-Provençal[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Occitan cabra, from Latin capra. Doublet of inherited chiévra.

Noun[edit]

cabra f (plural cabres)

  1. goat

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French[edit]

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Verb[edit]

cabra

  1. third-person singular past historic of cabrer

Galician[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cabra, from Latin capra.

Noun[edit]

cabra f (plural cabras)

  1. goat

Italian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cabra

  1. inflection of cabrare:
    1. third-person singular present indicative
    2. second-person singular imperative

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Occitan[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Occitan cabra, from Latin capra.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabra f (plural cabras)

  1. (Languedoc) goat

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Portuguese[edit]

cabra

Etymology[edit]

From Old Portuguese cabra, from Latin capra, from caper, from Proto-Indo-European *kápros (buck, he-goat). Compare Spanish cabra, Catalan cabra, Italian capra, French chèvre and Romanian capră.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cabra f (plural cabras)

  1. she-goat; nanny goat (female goat)

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Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old Spanish cabra, from Latin capra, from caper, from Proto-Indo-European *kápros.

Noun[edit]

cabra f (plural cabras, masculine cabro, masculine plural cabros)

  1. female goat
  2. goat (unknown gender)
  3. (colloquial, Chile) girl

Usage notes[edit]

While the general rule for gender-paired nouns in Romance languages is that the male is used when the gender is unknown, the words for goat descending from the Latin capra are an exception, with the feminine form used for goats of indeterminate gender.

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