compás

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See also: compas and compàs

Irish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Noun[edit]

compás m (genitive singular compáis, nominative plural compáis)

  1. compass
    1. (pair of) compasses
    2. limit, circumference

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Mutation[edit]

Irish mutation
Radical Lenition Eclipsis
compás chompás gcompás
Note: Some of these forms may be hypothetical. Not every possible mutated form of every word actually occurs.

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Spanish[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From compasar, from Latin cum + passus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /komˈpas/, [kõmˈpas]

Noun[edit]

compás m (plural compases)

  1. pair of compasses (tool used to draw circles)
  2. rhythm
  3. (music) beat
  4. (music) bar
  5. (fencing) beat
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Usage notes[edit]

  • Sense of "device used to determine the cardinal directions" is obsolete, or almost.

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