cepa

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See also: сера

Galician[edit]

A birch tree growing from the cepa of a chestnut tree, A Cervela, Galicia

Etymology[edit]

From Old Galician and Old Portuguese cepa, from Latin cippus (post).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈθepa̝/, (western) /ˈsepa̝/

Noun[edit]

cepa m (plural cepas)

  1. stump; also the trunk of a living tree that has suffered many prunings
    Synonyms: carocha, coto, cozo, toco
  2. charcoal
  3. post, column
    Synonyms: , poste
  4. trunk of a vine an the vine itself
    Synonym: bacelo

Derived terms[edit]

References[edit]

  • cepa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios do galego medieval, SLI - ILGA 2006-2012.
  • cepa” in Xavier Varela Barreiro & Xavier Gómez Guinovart: Corpus Xelmírez - Corpus lingüístico da Galicia medieval. SLI / Grupo TALG / ILG, 2006-2016.
  • cepa” in Dicionario de Dicionarios da lingua galega, SLI - ILGA 2006-2013.
  • cepa” in Tesouro informatizado da lingua galega. Santiago: ILG.
  • cepa” in Álvarez, Rosario (coord.): Tesouro do léxico patrimonial galego e portugués, Santiago de Compostela: Instituto da Lingua Galega.

Latin[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Etymology[edit]

A loanword from an unknown language. Perhaps related to Ancient Greek κάπια (kápia, onions) and Welsh cenhinen (leek).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cēpa f (genitive cēpae); first declension

  1. onion

Inflection[edit]

First declension.

Case Singular Plural
Nominative cēpa cēpae
Genitive cēpae cēpārum
Dative cēpae cēpīs
Accusative cēpam cēpās
Ablative cēpā cēpīs
Vocative cēpa cēpae

Synonyms[edit]

Derived terms[edit]

Descendants[edit]

References[edit]

  • cepa in Charlton T. Lewis and Charles Short (1879) A Latin Dictionary, Oxford: Clarendon Press
  • cepa in Charlton T. Lewis (1891) An Elementary Latin Dictionary, New York: Harper & Brothers
  • cepa in Gaffiot, Félix (1934) Dictionnaire Illustré Latin-Français, Hachette
  • De Vaan, Michiel (2008) Etymological Dictionary of Latin and the other Italic Languages (Leiden Indo-European Etymological Dictionary Series; 7), Leiden, Boston: Brill, page 108

Latvian[edit]

Verb[edit]

cepa

  1. 3rd person singular past indicative form of cept
  2. 3rd person plural past indicative form of cept

Polish[edit]

Noun[edit]

cepa

  1. genitive singular of cep

Portuguese[edit]

Noun[edit]

cepa f (plural cepas)

  1. (microbiology) strain (variant of a virus)
  2. kind (a type, race or category)
    Synonyms: tipo, classe, laia, feitio
  3. vine (climbing plant that produces grapes)
    Synonyms: vinha, vide, videira
  4. stump (remains of a plant that has been cut off), especially one used to make charcoal

Spanish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From cepo

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

cepa f (plural cepas)

  1. variety (of wine)
  2. strain (of virus)
  3. rootstalk (underground stem base)
  4. grapevine stock, grapevine
  5. stump (of a tree), stub
  6. root (of an animal’s tail or horns, etc.)
  7. nucleus (of cloud formation)
  8. ancestry, stock, origin (of family lineage)
  9. pier (of an arch or bridge)

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