chapéu

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Portuguese[edit]

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Chapéu

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Old French chapel, from Vulgar Latin *cappellus, from Late Latin cappa. Doublet of capelo.

Compare Galician chapeu, Spanish chapeo, chapeau, Catalan capell, Occitan capèl, French chapeau, and Italian cappello (the Galician and Spanish also being borrowings from French).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

chapéu m (plural chapéus)

  1. hat (head covering)
  2. umbrella
    Synonyms: guarda-chuva, chapéu-de-chuva
  3. (informal) circumflex accent (the diacritic mark ^)
    Synonyms: acento circunflexo, circunflexo

Quotations[edit]

For quotations using this term, see Citations:chapéu.

Descendants[edit]

  • Ladino: chapeo
  • Swahili: chepeo