kapitan

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See also: Kapitän and kapitán

Crimean Tatar[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapitan

  1. captain

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References[edit]

  • Mirjejev, V. A.; Usejinov, S. M. (2002) Ukrajinsʹko-krymsʹkotatarsʹkyj slovnyk [Ukrainian – Crimean Tatar Dictionary]‎[1], Simferopol: Dolya, →ISBN

Indonesian[edit]

Indonesian Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Portuguese capitam (captain), from Old Portuguese capitan, capitam, from Genoese Ligurian capitan, from Late Latin capitānus, from capitāneus, or Latin capitālis. Cognate with Japanese カピタン (kapitan).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈpitan/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧pi‧tan

Noun[edit]

kapitan (plural, first-person possessive kapitanku, second-person possessive kapitanmu, third-person possessive kapitannya)

  1. (archaic) captain.
    1. chieftain in Eastern Lesser Sunda Islands and Mollucas.
    2. a high-ranking government position in the civil administration of colonial Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Borneo and the Philippines as community leaders of local foreign communities, such as Kapitan Cina.

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Japanese[edit]

Romanization[edit]

kapitan

  1. Rōmaji transcription of カピタン

Polish[edit]

Polish Wikipedia has an article on:
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Etymology[edit]

From Medieval Latin capitaneus.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kaˈpʲi.tan/
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Noun[edit]

kapitan m pers

  1. captain
  2. skipper, shipmaster

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Further reading[edit]

  • kapitan in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Tagalog[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapitán

  1. (military) captain