kapo

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Kapo, from Italian capo. (This etymology is missing or incomplete. Please add to it, or discuss it at the Etymology scriptorium. Particularly: “Wikipedia says this ety is uncertain and suggests several others.”)

Noun[edit]

kapo (plural kapos)

  1. (historical) A prisoner in a Nazi concentration camp who was given food and privileges in return for supervising other prisoners doing forced labor.

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈkapo/
  • Hyphenation: ka‧po

Etymology 1[edit]

From Latin caput and Italian capo.

Noun[edit]

kapo (accusative singular kapon, plural kapoj, accusative plural kapojn)

  1. head
    • 1910, L. L. Zamenhof, "Proverbaro Esperanta":
      Kiom da kapoj, tiom da opinioj.
      However many heads, that many opinions.
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Etymology 2[edit]

Greek Alphabet
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From Ancient Greek κάππα (káppa, the letter Κ).

Noun[edit]

kapo (accusative singular kapon, plural kapoj, accusative plural kapojn)

  1. kappa

Finnish[edit]

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Noun[edit]

kapo

  1. (music) capotasto, capo

Declension[edit]

Inflection of kapo (Kotus type 1/valo, no gradation)
nominative kapo kapot
genitive kapon kapojen
partitive kapoa kapoja
illative kapoon kapoihin
singular plural
nominative kapo kapot
accusative nom. kapo kapot
gen. kapon
genitive kapon kapojen
partitive kapoa kapoja
inessive kapossa kapoissa
elative kaposta kapoista
illative kapoon kapoihin
adessive kapolla kapoilla
ablative kapolta kapoilta
allative kapolle kapoille
essive kapona kapoina
translative kapoksi kapoiksi
instructive kapoin
abessive kapotta kapoitta
comitative kapoineen
Possessive forms of kapo (type valo)
possessor singular plural
1st person kaponi kapomme
2nd person kaposi kaponne
3rd person kaponsa

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French[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Kapo, from Italian capo.

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Noun[edit]

kapo m (plural kapos)

  1. (historical) kapo

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Ido[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapo (plural kapi)

  1. head

Polish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from German Kapo, from Italian capo.

Pronunciation[edit]

Noun[edit]

kapo m or f

  1. (historical) (male or female) kapo