capo

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See also: ĉapo and capo-

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Etymology 1[edit]

Shortening of capotasto, from Italian.

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capo ‎(plural capos)

  1. A movable bar placed across the fingerboard of a guitar used to raise the pitch of all strings.
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Etymology 2[edit]

From Italian capo ‎(head).

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capo ‎(plural capos)

  1. A leader in the Mafia; a caporegime.
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Etymology[edit]

From Latin caput.

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capo m

  1. head
    • 1877, Antonio Ive, Canti popolari istriani: raccolti a Rovigno, volume 5, Ermanno Loescher, page 40:
      Nun o’ pioün veîsto el pioûn biel capo biondo.
      I haven’t seen a more beautiful blonde head.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Latin caput, ultimately from Proto-Indo-European *kauput-, *kaput-.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈkapo/, [ˈkaː.po]
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cà‧po

Noun[edit]

capo m ‎(plural capi)

  1. head
  2. boss, chief, leader, master, top banana, big cheese, big enchilada, big kahuna, bigwig, big wheel, grand poobah, head honcho, kingpin, muckety muck, top dog
  3. end (of a rope etc)
  4. cape (especially when capitalised in placenames)
  5. ply
  6. buddy
  7. (heraldry) chief

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capo

  1. first-person singular (eu) present indicative of capar

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capo m ‎(plural capos)

  1. gangster