kapal

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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

Indonesian[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. ship (large water vessel)

Maguindanao[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. ship

Malay[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Tamil கப்பல் (kappal, ship, sailing vessel).

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapal (plural kapal-kapal)

  1. ship (large water vessel)

Descendants[edit]


Tagalog[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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

Noun[edit]

kapal

  1. thickness

Verb[edit]

kapal

  1. to grow thicker
    Kumakapal ang alikabok sa mesa nang nakaliligtaan na itong linisin.
    The dust on the table thickens as it is being forgotten to clean.

Adjective[edit]

kapal

  1. thickness
    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!
Derived terms[edit]
  • (colloquial) kapal ng mukha (literally thick-faced) -- Pertaining to a cocky, self-righteous individual.