cappa

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See also: Cappa and čáppa

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from Late Latin cappa

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Noun[edit]

cappa (plural cappae)

  1. (palynology) The thick wall on the proximal side of the corpus of a pollen grain.

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Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Late Latin cappa.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkap.pa/, [ˈkäppä]
  • Rhymes: -appa
  • Hyphenation: càp‧pa
  • Homophone: kappa

Noun[edit]

cappa f (plural cappe)

  1. sleeveless coat; cloak
  2. cowl, hood
  3. tarpaulin
  4. Alternative form of kappa
  5. cape

Latin[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Perhaps the shortened form of capitulāre (head tax), from caput. Another theory derives it from Ancient Greek.

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Noun[edit]

cappa f (genitive cappae); first declension

  1. (Late Latin) cape, sleeveless coat

Declension[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
nominative cappa cappae
genitive cappae cappārum
dative cappae cappīs
accusative cappam cappās
ablative cappā cappīs
vocative cappa cappae

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References[edit]

  • du Cange, Charles (1883), “cappa”, in G. A. Louis Henschel, Pierre Carpentier, Léopold Favre, editors, Glossarium Mediæ et Infimæ Latinitatis (in Latin), Niort: L. Favre

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Noun[edit]

cappa f (plural cappas)

  1. kappa; the Greek letter Κ, κ

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