kapal

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See also: kapál, kapał, and kąpał

Ambonese Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kapal, from Tamil கப்பல் (kappal, ship, sailing vessel).

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. ship (large water vessel)

Balinese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kapal

  1. Romanization of ᬓᬧᬮ᭄

Cebuano[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • Hyphenation: ka‧pal

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. the yellow-tailed sergeant major (Abudefduf notatus)

Czech[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Verb[edit]

kapal

  1. masculine singular past participle of kapat

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Malay kapal (decked ship), from Tamil கப்பல் (kappal, ship, sailing vessel).

Noun[edit]

kapal (plural, first-person possessive kapalku, second-person possessive kapalmu, third-person possessive kapalnya)

  1. ship (large water vessel)

Javanese[edit]

Etymology 1[edit]

From Tamil கப்பல் (kappal, ship, sailing vessel).

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. ship

Etymology 2[edit]

Unknown.

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. horse

Mag-Anchi Ayta[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tagalog kapal.

Adjective[edit]

kapal

  1. thick

References[edit]


Maguindanao[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. ship

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Tamil கப்பல் (kappal, ship, sailing vessel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapal (plural kapal-kapal, informal 1st possessive kapalku, impolite 2nd possessive kapalmu, 3rd possessive kapalnya)

  1. ship (large water vessel)

Descendants[edit]

  • Ambonese Malay: kapal
  • Indonesian: kapal
  • Thai: กำปั่น (gam-bpàn)

Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Proto-Malayo-Polynesian [Term?] (compare Indonesian tebal, Malay tebal).

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. thickness

Adjective[edit]

kapal

  1. thick
    Makapal ang tela ng damit kaya mainit ang pakiramdam kapag isinuot ito.
    The shirt's fabric is thick hence wearing it feels hot.
  2. (colloquial) Being too cocky to the point of criticizing bluntly.
    Ang kapal talaga ng hayop na yun!
    That pig is so full of himself!
Expressions[edit]
  • (colloquial) kapal ng mukha (literally thick-faced) -- Pertaining to a cocky, self-righteous individual.

Derived terms[edit]