cappuccino

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English[edit]

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cappuccino

Etymology[edit]

1904, borrowed from Italian cappuccino, from Viennese German Kapuziner (Capuchin), due to the similarity of the color of the beverage to the monastic habit of dark brown;[1] compare Franziskaner (Franciscan), a contemporary coffee drink with more milk and hence a lighter color, more similar to the latter monks’ habits of light brown.[2] The German term Kapuziner is in turn a loan translation from Italian cappuccino (Capuchin) (thus the Italian word for the coffee beverage is a reborrowing), from Italian cappuccio (hood, cowl) + -ino ((diminutive)), due to the hood of the Capuchin monks’ habits, from Italian cappa (hood, cowl) + -uccio ((diminutive)) (note two diminutive suffixes), in turn from Late Latin cappa (English cape).

Doublet of Capuchin, also from Italian cappuccino (via Middle French capuchin).

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Noun[edit]

cappuccino (countable and uncountable, plural cappuccinos)

  1. (uncountable) An Italian coffee-based beverage made from espresso and milk that has been steamed and/or frothed.
  2. (countable) A cup of this beverage.
  3. (uncountable, proscribed) Other similar drinks.
    • 1948, Robert O’Brien, This is San Francisco: A Classic Portrait of the City, New York: Whittlesey House, page 84:
      A step from the corner of Grant Avenue and Broadway is a café called “La Tosca.” Scenes from the opera are painted on the walls; Caruso sings from the juke box, and you drink a cappuccino, gray, like the robe of a capuchin monk, and made of chocolate that is laced with brandy or rum, and heated by steam forced through coffee.
      Note that the color of the monks’ robes is misidentified as gray, rather than dark brown. Further, the drink at Tosca Cafe consisted of chocolate, steamed milk, and brandy, but no coffee, hence its grey color, rather than brown.
  4. (uncountable) Capuchin or the color, especially cappuccino brown.
    • 1928, The Detroit Free Press (Detroit, Michigan), 1928-09-29:[7]
      English Grey or Cappuccino Brown

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Translations[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “cappuccio” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 2.6 Robert W. Thurston; Jonathan Morris; Shawn Steiman (2013), “The Espresso Menu”, in Coffee: A Comprehensive Guide to the Bean, the Beverage, and the Industry[1], Rowman & Littlefield, →ISBN, page 269–270
  3. ^ 1904, Baedeker, Italy: Central Italy and Rome, p. xxi: “Caffè latte (served only in the morning) is coffee mixed with milk; cappuccino, or small cup, cheaper …”
  4. 4.0 4.1 Alfredo Panzini, Dizionario moderno 1905
  5. ^ Alfredo Panzini, Dizionario moderno 1931
  6. ^ “The Vocabularist: How did cappuccino get its name?”, in Magazine Monitor[2], BBC, 2015-09-01, archived from the original on 2015-09-01, retrieved 2019-08-25:
    The first coffee shops in Vienna appeared about this time, but the term Kapuziner for coffee was not recorded till later. One example is a recipe for "Capuzinerkaffee" by the German "Wilhelm Tissot", published in 1790. The coffee is boiled, then mixed with cream, sugar and spices and boiled again before being poured over egg whites and yolks and whisked.
  7. ^ The literal meaning of ‘cappuccino’ is ‘Capuchin’., Pascal Tréguer

Dutch[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cappuccino.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌkɑ.puˈtʃi.noː/, (less common) /ˌkɑ.pyˈtʃi.noː/
  • (file)
  • Hyphenation: cap‧puc‧ci‧no

Noun[edit]

cappuccino m (plural cappuccino's, diminutive cappuccinootje n)

  1. cappuccino

Finnish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cappuccino.

Noun[edit]

cappuccino

  1. cappuccino (beverage and serving)

Declension[edit]

Inflection of cappuccino (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative cappuccino cappuccinot
genitive cappuccinon cappuccinojen
partitive cappuccinoa cappuccinoja
illative cappuccinoon cappuccinoihin
singular plural
nominative cappuccino cappuccinot
accusative nom. cappuccino cappuccinot
gen. cappuccinon
genitive cappuccinon cappuccinojen
partitive cappuccinoa cappuccinoja
inessive cappuccinossa cappuccinoissa
elative cappuccinosta cappuccinoista
illative cappuccinoon cappuccinoihin
adessive cappuccinolla cappuccinoilla
ablative cappuccinolta cappuccinoilta
allative cappuccinolle cappuccinoille
essive cappuccinona cappuccinoina
translative cappuccinoksi cappuccinoiksi
instructive cappuccinoin
abessive cappuccinotta cappuccinoitta
comitative cappuccinoineen
Possessive forms of cappuccino (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person cappuccinoni cappuccinomme
2nd person cappuccinosi cappuccinonne
3rd person cappuccinonsa

French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cappuccino.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cappuccino m (plural cappuccinos)

  1. cappuccino

Italian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cappuccio (hood, cowl) +‎ -ino. The coffee name gets its name from the colour of the beverage, which reminds of the colour of monks' habits.[1]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kap.putˈt͡ʃi.no/

Noun[edit]

cappuccino m (plural cappuccini)

  1. Capuchin (member of an order of Roman Catholic friars)
  2. cappuccino
    Synonym: cappuccio (informall)
  3. (slang) French letter, rubber johnny (condom)

Descendants[edit]

Adjective[edit]

cappuccino (feminine singular cappuccina, masculine plural cappuccini, feminine plural cappuccine)

  1. Capuchin

Further reading[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ “cappuccio” in: Alberto Nocentini, Alessandro Parenti, “l'Etimologico — Vocabolario della lingua italiana”, Le Monnier, 2010, →ISBN

Portuguese[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cappuccino.

Noun[edit]

cappuccino m (plural cappuccinos or cappuccini (rare))

  1. cappuccino (type of coffee)

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cappuccino.

Noun[edit]

cappuccino m (plural cappuccinos)

  1. cappuccino

Swedish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Italian cappuccino.

Noun[edit]

cappuccino c

  1. cappuccino

Declension[edit]

Declension of cappuccino 
Uncountable
Indefinite Definite
Nominative cappuccino cappuccinon
Genitive cappuccinos cappuccinons